Largest precast concrete plant
Elematic Oy Ab, which designs and manufactures production solutions and equipment for the precast concrete industry, will deliver the world’s highest-capacity precast plant to Iraq. The plant will produce precast products for 7,500 housing sq m/day. The client is South Korea’s Hanwha Engineering and Construction, which has signed a reconstruction agreement with the government of Iraq to build a satellite city in Bismaya, near Baghdad. The Elematic deal is valued at nearly Euro 40 million.
Iraq is undergoing extensive reconstruction. Infrastructure is being modernized, and the country has large construction projects underway. The satellite city being built by Hanwha Engineering & Construction will have 100,000 housing units. Precast construction was chosen as the construction method mainly for its quality, speed, and cost-efficiency.