Tag Archives | Housing and Infrastructure Board (HIB)

EU Lifts Sanctions Against HIB

The Council of the European Union has decided to lift restrictive measures against Libya's Housing and Infrastructure Board (HIB). The HIB is the Libyan institution in charge of public housing projects in Libya, dependent from the Ministry of Housing. An announcement from the EU Delegation to Libya said the decision would "have a very positive […]

AECOM Wins $209m Housing Contract

AECOM has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Libyan government’s Housing and Infrastructure Board (HIB) authorizing work valued at $209 million over a 25-month period. This agreement establishes AECOM as the lead program manager for the Libyan HIB for all urban areas throughout the country. According to the contract, AECOM will serve […]

Italian Firm set to Double Infrastructure Contract

Libya Herald reports that an $31-million contract to improve and upgrade infrastructure and utilities in the eastern town of Cyrene is being extended by the local authority, with its value set to more than double. Italian firm Ravanelli said the specifics of the contract were still under discussion but that it anticipated the project having […]

AECOM Returning to Libya

US Project Management firm AECOM is to return to Libya. Mahmoud Ajaj, Chairman of the Housing and Infrastructure Board (HIB), said that he expected AECOM to return in August, with an advance team probably arriving in July. He said that the company would provide project supervision, training, and knowledge transfer. He expected over one thousand […]

HIB Restarts 3 Infrastructure Projects Worth $880m

Libya's Housing and Infrastructure Board (HIB) has signed contracts with a number of foreign companies to immediately resume three infrastructure projects in Tripoli. Ali Ferjani, head of the HIB’s Tripoli office, told Libya Herald that the unnamed foreign companies involved in the projects had dropped demands for compensation for losses incurred during last year's revolution. […]