Beorma Quarter ES

BeormaEAME were commissioned by Salhia Investments (Birmingham) Limited and  Salhia Investments (Residential) Limited to compile an Environmental Statement (ES) for the redevelopment of a moribund site in Digbeth, Birmingham into a mixed use city centre development comprising office, retail and residential uses with associated buildings and infrastructure. The development is to be known as the Beorma Quarter.

Located opposite the Bullring, the Beorma Quarter will comprise the demolition of existing buildings, erection of two new block structures including a 30 storey tower building alongside refurbished listed buildings or building facades and will offer retail and business space, and residential apartments.

EAME bought together a specialist multi-disciplinary EIA team to ensure that a full and robust EIA was produced on time. The full ES can be accessed from Beorma ES Report

UKELA Annual Conference: Liverpool

EAME’s Managing Director was pleased to attend the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) Annual Conference held at the University of Liverpool. The conference was titled ‘Water, water everywhere’ and concerned a wide range of environmental and legal issues relating to water resources.

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EAME attends AMAR’s Masquerade Gala Dinner

AMAREAME were pleased to attend and support the AMAR International Charitable Foundation Masquerade Gala Dinner, held at the Savoy Hotel, London, on Friday 12th June 2015. Over £34,000 was raised on the night to support AMAR’s work in helping displaced people in Iraq. For over 22 years, AMAR has been providing health, education, training and humanitarian assistance to populations and communities affected by conflict and civil disorder.

Please visit AMAR London

Seminar – Kurdistan Region: Aid, Business and Political Update

KRGDespite the challenges currently facing the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, EAME continued its support of the Kurdistan business community by attending a round-table meeting to discuss the current political and economic situation in Kurdistan. The relative safety and security of the Kurdistan Region has allowed for solid economic progress in recent years with oil production and exports remaining stable, however, the ongoing threat from IS poses a significant challenge.

Hosted by British Expertise International and the Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representative, speakers included:

  • Nawal Karim, Director of Trade and Investment Relations, Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the UK;
  • Charlotte Clapham, Policy Team Lead, Iraq Team, Department for International Development;
  • Jonathan Friedmann, Stroz Friedberg; and
  • Paul Bailey, Managing Director of Definitus.

EAME maintains an office in Erbil which is used to help support our international clients within the oil and gas, property development, industrial and infrastructure sectors. EAME employs a number of local staff which have been fully trained by our international consulting staff.

ISNetworld Member

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EAME is pleased to announce that we are an active and approved member of ISNetworld. ISNetworld have verified and evaluated our health, safety, quality, sustainability and procurement information to ensure regulatory and client specific requirements are met, making it easier for clients to prequalify EAME.

We believe that the use of ISNetworld will help to strengthen our relationship with our clients by eliminating duplicative processes, facilitating communication and promoting transparency.

BREAKING NEWS – Ministries in the new Iraqi government announced

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Our Iraqi office in Basra reports that the many of the Ministries have just been agreed under the new Government in Iraq. The new structure is as follows:

Affiliation – Shia

Ministry of Oil, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Housing.

 

Affiliation – Kurdish

Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Refugees & Immigration, Ministry of Water and Ministry of Tourism.

Affiliation – Sunni

Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Environment.

We look forward to working with the new Iraqi Government and Ministries and continuing our important environmental and social projects in Iraq with our UK and Iraqi staff.

EAME Presents at MEA Seminar, Liverpool

meaOn the 16th June 2014, EAME’s MD presented a seminar on the Challenges and Opportunities of Working in Iraq at the ‘Opportunity Middle East’ conference organised by The Middle East Association (MEA) at the International Festival for Business 2014 in Liverpool.

The conference provided expert insight into the opportunities in Energy, Infrastructure and Finance for UK companies in the Middle East and North Africa.

With Iraq in the media spotlight at present, it was an ideal opportunity to discuss the problems EAME has encountered and overcome whilst undertaking project work in Iraq as well as to describe the benefits of such project work and potential future trends. The promoted significant interest at the following networking reception.

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The Middle East Association (MEA)

meaEAME are pleased to announce our membership of The Middle East Association (MEA). The MEA is the UK’s leading business forum for promoting trade and investment with the Middle East and North Africa. Formed in 1961 in the wake of Suez Canal crisis by around 50 of the UK’s leading banks and industrial companies, with the objective of ‘promoting and encouraging closer trade relationships with the Arab countries and to establish understanding between the peoples of those countries and the United Kingdom’.

Further details can be obtained from the The Middle East Association (MEA).

If you have any questions or wish to enquire about our services please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Email: enquiry@eame.co.uk

Environmental Adviser to Zubair Terminal Company SAL (ZTC)

Shatt-al-arabEAME is pleased to announce appointment as professional environmental adviser to Zubair Terminal Company SAL (ZTC), based in Beirut and Dubai. It was established to develop and operate a greenfield terminal project at the port of Khor al-Zubair in Iraq, in association with its strategic partners, Peel Ports Group (Portia Management Services Ltd), Beirut Container Terminal Company (International Port Management) and its Iraqi partner, Basrah-Mas Company.

ZTC, together with its international and local partners, is planning to build, operate and transfer (BOT) the first new berths to be built in Iraq in over 30 years. This strategic addition to Iraq’s leading oil and gas port will provide three new multi-use berths, contribute significantly to the economic development of the Basra region, help to fulfill the Ministry of Transport port development plan, and attract major new shipping lines.

The project has also been reported in the Middle East Association (MEA) magazine.

Further details can be obtained from the Zubair Terminal Company SAL (ZTC). If you have any questions or wish to enquire about our services please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Email: enquiry@eame.co.uk

Radar tide gauge system installed at Iraqi port

Tide-radarEAME have recently been commissioned by a multinational oil and gas company to install a radar tide gauge system at an Iraqi port. This will replace a conventional tide gauge system which has been affected by the high rate of sedimentation in this part of the Middle East. EAME shall also undertake quarterly maintenance of the tide gauge to ensure that no issues arise, this shall be undertaken by fully trained local staff.