Saturday, September 30, 2006

Panel on "The New Middle East"

ODTU Visnelik Alumni association announces a Panel on "The New Middle East" on 7th October 2006 Saturday at 1400 hours in Ankara premises main Conference room.

Speakers are Mr. Onur Oymen and Prof Dr Mumtaz Soysal.

Panel is open for all interested parties and free-of charge.

Saturday, September 16, 2006

Cankiri Orta lignite firing thermal power plant

Pöyry awarded consultancy contract for thermal power plant in Turkey

Pöyry's Energy business group has been commissioned by Calik Enerji AS,Turkey, to provide consultancy services for the Cankiri Orta lignite fired thermal power plant.

The value of the assignment amounts to EUR 1.6 million.

The project site is located 100 km north of Ankara.

The project is a mine mouth lignite fired thermal power plant with an approximate electric capacity of 165 MWe.

Pöyry's services include the feasibility study and preparation of EPC bidding documents for two lignite mines and the power plant, technical assistance in EPC contract negotiations, and supervision services at site during the construction.

The project will be completed in October 2009.

Pöyry's sub-consultants are Dolsar Engineering Ltd, the local consultant responsible mainly for the civil engineering part,

and Vattenfall Europe Mining AG for the lignite mining.

Pöyry's Energy business group has worked over 20 years in Turkey on hydropower projects. The Cankiri Orta project is an important opening into the country's thermal power market.

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy,forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 600 million and it employs 6000 experts.


Satu Perälampi
Investor Relations manager

Additional information by:
Anssi Kalmari, Vice President, Project Services, Pöyry Energy Oy, Finland
Tel. +358 9 469 1326, +358 40 585 2012
Heinrich Scharm, Head of Business Area Power & Heat, Pöyry Energy GmbH,
Austria Tel. +43 (0) 50 313 Ext. 32650, +43 (0) 664 52 63 174

Afşin-Elbistan Thermal Power Plant tenders

Investors rush in on building a power plant in Afşin-Elbistan

Electricity Production Joint Stock Co.(EÜAŞ has invited tenders for Afşin-Elbistan C and D thermal power plants. The power plants have received enormous interest from investors around the country.

It was learned that 19 companies have taken specifications for plant C and 15 for plant D. Tenders will be held on January 23, 2007.

It was stated that EÜAŞ authorities are pleased with this interest, especially after receiving foreign investors' interest. Companies which have taken specifications include big holdings such as Koç, Sabancı, Ciner and Alarko.

The construction of the power plants will cost 5 billion dollars and will take five years. The power plants will employ 8,500 people.
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