Farab Presence at South Asia Power Congress 2015 in Sri Lanka
South Asia Power Congress and Expo 2015, with participation of more than 150 exhibitors, was held to promote power development among countries of South Asia including Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., engineer «Seyed Abdolhossein Famoorzadeh», engineering deputy, announced this report and said: “influential presence of Farab Co. in side exhibition of South Asia Power Congress, added to stabilizing its position as the main contractor of Omaoya multipurpose project - the largest project of Sri Lanka in energy sector – was of great significance because it was regarded as an opportunity to introduce Farab’s potential and to promote its’ various power plant and energy management projects”.
Famoorzadeh added that: “South Asian energy market is regarded as one of the most original hydropower markets in the world with more than 100000 Mw economically approved and reasonable study plans”.
He also mentioned that Farab’s pavilion was attended by Chief executive and other CEB officials, Sri Lanka Electricity Company, as well as senior officials of Investment Company of Sri Lanka and said that: “special demonstration of central software of Farab’s local smart meter in Faham project, which is running now, and presentation of capabilities and potentials of this company in managing and implementing smart power, welcomed by visitors in this exhibition”.
Then, engineering deputy of Farab co. asserted that: “Farab’s pavilion in this exhibition hosted several business meetings so as to discuss development of future cooperation with state officials and agencies of Nepal and Pakistan”.
In this report it is also noted that: “South Asia Power Congress and Expo 2015 was held from from 1-3 December in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ”
47% Reduction in Water Consumption of ShirKooh Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant
Recycling ShirKooh Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant’s wastewater reduced 47% of the plant’s raw water consumption.
According Public Relations of Farab Co., Engineer «Mehdi Golafshan», Manager of ShirKooh Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant, announced the report and said that after reviewing, analyzing, and designing two recycling pool, Farab managed to restore the plant’s wastewater that was poured into evaporation ponds based on an initial plan, to consumption cycle.
Golafshan added: using wastewater management techniques in the plant we managed to reduce the amount raw water consumption from 23000 m3 to 14000 m3 in July 2015 while 10000 m3 is practically restored to consumption cycle of power plant through recycling; a measure which reduced 47% of raw water consumption of the plant.
He also said: ShirKooh Power Plant is located in arid and desert region of Yazd and since efficient water use in this country, rather than neighboring countries, is of great significance, in order to preserve valuable water resources, Farab has placed recycling sanitary and industrial wastewater on its agenda.
With regard to implemented wastewater recycling plans, he mentioned that: aimed at recycling wastewater and restoring them to water treatment plant to produce distilled water, blow down water of boilers, drained water of condenser vacuum breaker, and drained water of plant sampling systems are recycled.
Golafshan continued that: In order to be able to use wastewater for irrigating green spaces, wastewater produced in sand filters backwashing, sanitary wastewater of power plant, and condensed water produced from steam systems of heating liquid fuel tanks are recycled.
In this report it is also mentioned that: ShirKooh Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant – with 484 MW capacity- belongs to Farab Co. and is the first combined cycle power plant established so far in private sector.
FIDIC Book of Contract is Unveiled
“FIDIC Plant and Design-Build Form of Contract Illustrated” written by “Raveed Khanlari” and “Mahdi Saadat Fard” was published and unveiled on the sideline of the 13th international applied and academic book fair of Tehran held in central liberary of Tehran University.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., in this ceremony, which was held in the presence of Managing Director of Iranian Cultural Association of International Publishers, Managing Director of Avand-e Danesh Publication, regional representative of John Wiley publication, and a number of journalists, authors of the book and publisher’s representative explained the significance, necessity, and steps of writing a book.
“FIDIC, an acronym for its French name “Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils”, introduces international standards for the construction industry, models with more than 100 years of age that are used in different countries as well as models of similar design-build contracts used in Management and Planning Organization of Iran” said Raveed Khanlari, one of the authors, while taking about his shared experience in writing this book.
“Starting with Farab Co. and continuing with FIDIC on March 2012, early negotiations of writing this book was welcomed by both organizations. Their support encouraged us to begin negotiation with John Wiley Publication officially on September 2013,in England, which was ended in signing a contract for publishing the book on February 2014.”, Khanlari added.
With reference to the significance of documenting experiences and achieved knowledge of industry in our country, he said that: “what we are doing actually reflects a part of tacit knowledge of Farab Co.”
“Inserting a photo on the book cover had not been mentioned when we were signing the contract. After consultation with the publisher and finalizing the content, we selected a photo of Karoon-3 Dam and power plant, taken by Iranian photographer “Omid Pourazar”, as a cover photo”, he said about the cover photo.
Reinforcing the Relationship between Industry and University
“FIDIC is a valid international organization and its similar contracts are well recognized and applicable at international level and Iran, as well”, said “Mahdi SaadatFard”, the other author of “FIDIC Plant and Design-Build Form of Contract Illustrated”, later in this event.
He also added that: publication of this book, as a sign of cooperation between publishing industry and administrators of infrastructure projects, may reinforce the relationship between industry and university and provide the audiences with the tacit knowledge of industrial companies in the form of a book.
Managing director of foreign contracts of Farab’s deputy of commerce continued that: producing such books can promote cultural and economic level of our country and provide the ground for strengthening the position of Iranian publication industry in events like Frankfurt exhibition.
He continued by considering Farab’s support, during the course of writing and publishing this book, as a precious and valuable act and suggested doing the same job to other large industrial firms and organizations by adding that: “publishing a book should be considered as an opportunity for transferring our gained knowledge and experience.
Presentation of Farab’s Potential in Smart Meters at EUW 2015
By attending the exhibition/conference of EUW2015 in Austria, representatives of Farab Co. demonstrated the achievements and potential of this company.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., engineer “Saeed Ghabari”, Farab’s deputy director of planning for Railway industry and smart metering project manager, who attended the event, announced that EUW exhibition/conference of 2015 in Austria is amongst the major events in the field of metering and smart energy network which is held annually in one of the European cities.
“Because of the presence of the majority of producers and practitioners of the field in this event, it is considered as a great opportunity for developing negotiation and strategic cooperation (especially among companies whose products complement one another). As a total solution provider of measurement systems/smart meters, this was an important issue For Farab Co. because of using the products of other companies.” he added.
He continued that: according to the latest official reports published by the host organization, 374 exhibitor companies were visited by more than 9150 experts who visited this exhibition.
Ghanbari also reported that: due to presence of the majority of the producers and practitioners in this year, Farab presented a more comprehensive system than previous years. The first version of Farab’s native software – which did not exist in previous years’ exhibitions- was introduced this year and turned many heads to itself.
Then, deputy director of planning for Railway industry expressed that: also, since we started implementing the pilot of Faham projects, a live video of the implemented project in Booshehr was presented in the exhibition which, added to being a demonstration of an operating system designed by Farab, was a good presentation of ongoing projects, and it seemed to be an appealing show for the visitors.
European Utility Week exhibition/conference was held during 3 to 5 October 2015 in Vienna, Austria.
Farab, the Best Company in the 10th Specialized Exhibition of Railway Industry Achievements
By attending the 10th Specialized Exhibition of Railway Industry Achievements, Farab Co. won the title of the “the best booth” in this exhibition.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., the 17th international conference on Transportation & Rail Industry and the 10th Specialized Exhibition of Railway Industry Achievements were held on November 11, 14, and 15, 2015 at Razi Conference Center University of Medical Sciences of Iran.
On the first day of this exhibition, Farab’s Pavilion was visited by Dr. “Abbas Akhondi”, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development; Dr. “Mohsen Poorseyed Aghaei”, Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development; Managing Director of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Co.; and engineer “Seyed Abolfazl Bahredar”, General Director of Iranian Association of Rail Transport Engineering.
In his visit of Farab’s pavilion, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development considered Farab Co. decision in entering Railway Industry as a worthy and proper measure and wished the company success.
Also, a number of university professors and students as well as managers and practitioners of railway industry visited Farab’s pavilion and became familiar with the company’s measures, railway projects, and the latest status of ongoing projects through presentations of available managers and experts in the booth.
Holding several business meetings and negotiation were among other programs of Farab in the 10th Specialized Exhibition of Railway Industry Achievements.
The report added that: in the closing of this conference and exhibition, Farab booth was introduced as the “best booth” of the 10th Specialized Exhibition of Railway Industry Achievements and the trophy was granted to engineer “Saeed Ghanbari”, Farab’s deputy director of planning for Railway industry
Farab, the Best Company in the 15th International Exhibition of Electric Power Industry of Iran
Farab Co. is introduced as “the best exporting company” in the 15th International Exhibition of Electric Power Industry of Iran where the deputy director of planning for Railway industry honored by being granted a certificate of appreciation and trophy of this position from Deputy Minister of Energy.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., the exhibition which was held on November 08 to 11, 2015 in an area of about 19000 m2 at Tehran International Fairground attended by 341 local companies and 200 foreign companies.
In Farab’s pavilion of this exhibition, representatives of different department of the company introduced Farab’s potentials and achievements and provided the audiences with required technical explanation since with focus on smart meters in this year’s exhibition and designing the booth as a control room, single- and three-phase meters with direct connection, CT, CT/PT (supporting GPRS, G3-PLC, PRIME-PLC with no need to change the meter or to be set with meter), and central software system with data concentrator which were designed for Farab Projects in Boushehr, Zanjan, and Hormoz Island, were presented.
On the first day of this exhibition, Farab’s Pavilion was visited by Minister of Energy, engineer “Hamid Chit Chian”, and Deputy Minister of Energy for power and electricity affairs, engineer “Houshang Falahatian”. After being informed about Farab Co. activities in smart meter projects, Minister of Energy raised some question about the latest status of the projects, ways of localizing knowledge and equipment, cooperation with other companies in project design, number of users, and ways of using software for large numbers of users.
Dr. “Reza Amrollahi”, the former president of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran; engineer “Majid Namjou”, the former Iranian Minister of Energy; engineer “Sattar Mahmoodi”, Iran's Deputy Minister of Energy; engineer “Arash Kordi”, Tavanir Company CEO; engineer “Amin Haji Rasooliha”, Tana Energy Co. CEO; and many other managers and experts of regional electricity companies of power distributors of provines of Iran were among the visitors of Farab Co. in this exhibition.
Farab Presence at the Exhibition of Second Regional and Eleventh Iranian Tunneling Conference
Farab Co. attended to the Exhibition of Second Regional and 11th Iranian Tunneling Conference.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., the exhibition which was held on November 04 and 05, 2015 at the Olympic Hotel of Tehran was attended by 49 tunneling employer, consultant and contractor, including Farab, to introduce their potentials and achievements.
Farab Co. pavilion in this exhibition was visited by Minister of Energy, the head of Iranian Tunneling Association where representatives of Deputy of Engineering and Project Development introduced implemented and ongoing projects of the Company with special emphasis on tunneling projects.
Many companies including Iran Water & Power Resources Co., Mahab Ghodss Co., Moshanir Investment Co., Dyane Co., Tablieh construction co., Nimrokh Co., Jahad Tosse Manabe Ab (JTMA) C., Zistab Consulting Engineering Co., General Mechanic Co., Construction & Development of Transportation Infrastructures Co., Deputy of Technical & Development Affairs - Tehran Municipality, and Iranian geotechnical, mining, and rock mechanics societies added to several foreign companies including NHI and Herrenknecht were among the participants of this exhibition.
Farab Presence at International Conference and Exhibition of Hydro 2015 in France
Farab Co. took part in International Conference and Exhibition of Hydro 2015, “Advancing Policy and Practice”, held in October in France.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., more than 1200 representatives of 71 countries of the world attended to this conference and exhibition which is regarded as the most significant event in global water and power plant industry.
Also, 188 internationally recognized companies operating in various fields of this industry took part in this exhibition to present their potentials and facilities.
Once more, for the ninth time, Farab Co. had a prominent presence as the only Iranian company in this important event along with other well-known and reputable international companies. Deputies of commerce and project development, as representatives of Farab, introduced implemented and ongoing projects as well as technical and administrative potentials of this company. The representatives of Farab Co. prepared several meetings during this exhibition to negotiate with different international employers, suppliers, contractors and consultants.
This exhibition was held on October 26 and 28, 2015.
FIDIC Book of Contracts is Published with the Support of Farab
“FIDIC Plant and Design-Build Form of Contract Illustrated” written in English by “Raveed Khanlari” and “Mahdi Saadat Fard” in 344 pages and is published by John Wiley & Sons with the support of Farab.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co, in this book, each Condition of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (P&DB) is shown in the form of flow chart.
This book with a preface and 20 chapters depicts an intended “process of concept” of each clause of the contract using flow charts to make some complex legal-contractual texts of construction contracts simply comprehendible for the reader – particularly non-English.
Raveed Khanlari, Ph.D student of CSR in South Bank University in London, is currently Account Manager of Institutional Business at John Wiley & Sons in Iran. Mahdi Saadat Fard, Ph.D student of public administration, is contract and financing manager with department of commerce of Farab.
The book cover design symbolizes a photo of Karun-3 Dam.
Those who are interested can go to the following websites to buy the printed version of this book: www. wileyiran.com (pay in Rls), www.amazon.com and www.wiley.com (pay in Dollars). Also, the online version would be available on www.wileyonlinelibrary.com, for institutional customers, soon after publication of the printed version
For the fifth time, Farab Co. is selected as the exemplary national exporter of Iran
Farab Co. is selected as “the exemplary national exporter of Iran” for the fifth time.
Farab Public Relations reported that this company is introduced as “the exemplary national exporter of Iran” in the category of technical and engineering services for the 2015 National Export Day Conference, which was was attended by Dr. Eshagh Jahangiri, first vice-president; engineer Muhammad Reza Nematzadeh, minister of industry, minde, and trade; Dr. Muhammad Javad Zarif, minister of foreign affairs, and a group of the Islamic Consultative Assembly representatives, governors, government officials and authorities, and represntatives of the private sector. A trophy and tablet of appreciation were awarded to Engineer Mehran Lotfi, CEO of Farab Co.
It should be mentioned that Farab Co. is also selected as “the exemplary national exporter” in the category of technical and engineering services in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014.
The Appreciation Tablet Awarded to Farab Co.
In the tablet awarded to CEO of Farab Co, which is signed by engineer Muhammad Reza Nematzadeh, minister of industry, mine, and trade, it is written that: “Nowadays, export is not only considered just as a process in the field of business; rather it is a concept beyond economic growth that includes expansion of international markets, production, and services. Within its entity, export is combined with interaction, relaxation and coexistence, exchange of knowledge and ideas, and synergy. Therefore, exporters and activists of foreign trade are considered as forerunners and soldiers of peace and stability and as conveyors of identity, culture, and the ability of nations in the global business environment. Now that this flag has been hoisted by your capable hands beyond the geographical borders of our country, you deserve the title of “exemplary national exporter in 2015 because of your tireless efforts for expanding non-oil exports of Iran in the year which is adorned with the motto of “state and nation; empathy and compassion”. Therefore, this tablet is awarded to you as a sign of appreciation. In the light of lord’s grace, it is hoped that your company continues to be a lasting pioneer in the course of realizing economic ideals of the sacred system of the Islamic Republic of Iran”.
Farab Presence at the Oman’s Fifth International Exhibition for Infrastructure and Industrial Projects
For the first time, Farab Co. took part in the Oman’s fifth international exhibition for infrastructure and industrial projects (INFRA OMAN).
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., the fifth INFRA OMAN’s exhibition started on 05 October 2015 at the Oman International Exhibition Center of Muscat and ended on 07 October 2016 with the presence of more than 147 companies from Oman, Islamic Republic of Iran, India, Indonesia, Italy, Turkey, UK, USA, Germany, France, Canada, Austria, Poland, Sri Lanka, Libya, Lebanon, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia.
Farab Co. alongside with 22 other Iranian companies was an active member of Iranian pavilion.
In this exhibition which started with the presence of Dr. Rashid bin al Safi Al Huraibi, chairman of the Tender Board in Oman, Farab Co. representatives introduced this company through various implemented and ongoing infrastructure projects on the field of water and energy in a 12 m2 pavilion.
Farab pavilion at this exhibition was attended by representatives of companies and organizations from Oman and other countries including: Ali Akbar Sibeveih, Iranian Ambassador to Oman; economic and commercial advisors of Islamic Republic of Iran in Oman; Dr. Rashid bin al Safi Al Huraibi, chairman of the Tender Board in Oman; as well as representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of Iran and Oman, National bank of Oman, Oman’s Golfar, Al Watani contractor and engineering company of Oman, Bahwan Engineering Group of Oman, Oman National Engineering & Investment Company (ONEIC), Oman’s Infrastructure Group, STFA construction group of Turkey, Daewoo Company from South Korea, Italferr of Italy, ACE engineering academy, Holophane company of UK, Twentech company of UK; and representatives of Oman’s CAT company.
In this report it is also mentioned that: on the sidelines of this exhibition, some formal meeting and negotiation sessions was also held between Iran and senior officials and large companies of Oman and other countries in which joint working opportunities in Iran and Oman were evaluated.
Considering that Iran has opened its door to foreign companies and investors, in these negotiations many companies were optimistic about different grounds of cooperation of major Iranian and foreign companies of inside and outside the country in near future.
Based on this report and conducted studies on Oman market, Farab recognized it as a stable market with suitable job opportunities, particularly in the areas of civil projects, thermal power plants, and renewable energy.
Successful Attendance of Farab in Iran’s Fourth Annual Exhibition for Mining and Mineral Industries
Farab showed an active and successful attendance in Iran’s Fourth Annual Exhibition for Mining and Mineral Industries.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., “Seyed Abutaleb Hashemi”, the advisor of project development department, announced that: Iran’s fourth annual exhibition for mining and mineral industries was held from 2015-09-29 to 2015-10-01 in southern side of the Feast of Imam Khomeini.
As he added: representative of Farab Co., in a 42m2 pavilion of this exhibition, introduced technical and administrative potentials of Farab as well as existing capabilities and potentials of this Company for working on mining and mineral industries to Iranian and foreign visitors, practitioners, and members of mining industry.
He also added: during this exhibition, a group of active member of mining industry, including heads of Iranian Mines of Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), Iran Minerals Production and Supply Co., Khatam Al-Anbiya Construction Headquarters, Gostaresh Steel Industries Co., FlSmidth Co., Industry, Mine, and Trade organizations of Qom and Kurdistan, Khayyam Steel Co. of Neyshaboor, Iran Power Development Co. (IPDC), and several other companies were among visitors of Farab Co. pavilion at the exhibition.
Hashemi continued that: during this exhibition, Farab Co. also held several business meetings and negotiation in the presence of deputy and deputy advisors of Farab project development with active directors and administrators of mining and mineral industries to talk about working areas of interest of both sides.
Deputy advisor of Farab continued by stressing active presence of foreign companies in this exhibition as compared to previous years and said that: with regard to success of Islamic Republic of Iran in nuclear negotiation and beginning of post-sanction period in this country, great attendance of foreign companies to this exhibition and their willingness to cooperate with Iranian companies of mining and mineral industries was remarkable.
In this report it is also mentioned that: the Fourth Conference on Investment Opportunities in Mining and Mineral Industries and its exhibition was held on Tuesday, September 29, with the presence of Dr. Mehdi Karbasian, deputy minister of Industry, Mine and Trade; Dr. Mohammad Khazaei, deputy minister of Economy and Finance; president of organization for investment, economic and technical assistance of Iran, president of mining engineering organization of Iran, and a group of active member of mining industry inside and outside the country and ended on Thursday, October 1.
More than 120 Iranian and foreign companies attended the fourth annual exhibition for mining and mineral industries of Iran.
Farab; top company of Iran’s 11th International Exhibition of Water and Water and Wastewater facilities
Farab was selected as the “top company” in contracting group of Iran’s 11th International Exhibition of Water and Water and Wastewater facilities and received an appreciation tablet and a trophy from Deputy Minister of Energy.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., Iran’s 11th International Exhibition of Water and Water and Wastewater facilities was held in Tehran International Permanent Fairground from 09/26/2015 to 09/29/2015, with the presence of more than 369 domestic and foreign companies from 18 countries in a space with an area of 23000 square meters.
Having a 75 meter booth in this exhibition, Farab group’s representatives such as Farab Co., construction and installation group of Farab (Notash Afra), management of equipment manufacturing (Tuba) were also present and welcomed a group of officials, authorities, and managers of domestic and foreign companies and other enthusiasts. Necessary technical explanations were given to all of them.
Governor of Tehran, a group of deputies and managers of Iran Water Resources Management Company, and CEOs of regional water companies were among distinguished visitors of Farab group’s booth.
Deputy Minister of Energy:
Farab is a source of pride and honor for Iran’s water industry
In this report it is also mentioned that: “Sattar Mahmoudi”, Deputy Minister of Energy, introduced Farab Co. as a source of pride and honor for Iran’s water industry while awarding Farab representative the appreciation table and trophy of “top company” in Iran’s 11th International Exhibition of water and water and wastewater facilities.
The following is written in this appreciation tablet: “The greatness of Iran’s water industry is resulted by great and sincere efforts of individuals who dedicated themselves to this industry with their courage, wisdom, hard work, talent, and knowledge which are adorned with experience, stability, and co-thinking through ups and downs of times.
In recognition of the success of this company and receiving the rank of “top company” in Iran’s eleventh international exhibition of water and water and wastewater facilities, this appreciation tablet is awarded based on evaluations of exhibition’s technical committee”.
According to this report, the following were selected as top companies: Farab, Iran’s Sabir and Zolal, and Khatamolanbia’s construction base in contracting category and Iran Water and Power Resources Development Co. in employer category.
Attendance of Farab in Kazakhstan’s seventh international exhibition of power world
Kazakhstan’s 7th international specialized exhibition of world power was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 09/08/205 to 09/11/2015 with the presence of Farab Co. from Islamic Republic of Iran and around 50 other companies from South Africa, China, Russia, Italy, Poland, Turkey, Kazakhstan, and Belarus.
According to Public Relations of Farab Co., “Saeid Taherian” who is the director of abroad marketing projects and deputy of developing (area 2) plans for Farab, announced that: Representatives of Kazakh employers in the field of energy such as Samruk-Energy Company and also foreign contractors located in Kazakhstan visited Farab’s booth in this exhibition. They were told about Farab activities in the field of infrastructure.
He added: Companies attending this exhibition presented their products and services in categories of technical and engineering services, distribution networks, power transmission lines, various types of electricity towers, transformers, all types of electrical wires and cables, solar energy, electrical panels, energy measurement, and measuring and monitoring equipment.
Implementation of the first stage of the Faham project
The implementation of the first stage of Faham project (Smart Energy Metering and management of Super-system) started in the presence of Deputy Minister of Energy, the Vice Energy Minister for electricity and energy, CEO of Tavanir Co., and a group of senior managers of electricity industry of the country.
According to the Farab Co. Public Relations department, on the sideline of the ceremony which was hosted by Iran Energy Efficiency Organization (IEEO) (SABA), on Monday 7 September 2015, inside the headquarters building of the Ministry of Energy, an fair was held with the participation of 10 consultants and contractor companies active in the Faham project such as Farab Co. in order to demonstrate the achievements, capacities, and capabilities developed in this field.
In this fair Farab booth was visited by Vice Energy Minister for electricity and energy, CEO of Tavanir Co., Deputies and CEO of IEEO (SABA) and a group of other senior managers of the electricity industry of the country. During each visit necessary descriptions were provided for by Engineer Saeed Ghanbari (director of the smart energy metering project) and Engineer Behrouz Hajiannejad (Chief engineer of the smart energy metering project).
It is also reported that Farab booth was a manifestation of single-phase and three-phase direct connection, CT and CT/PT (able to support telecom units such as G3-PLC, GPRS and PRIME-PLC without the need for replacement or resetting the configurations of the meter), and the central system software with data concentrator which are designed and used in Farab projects in Bushehr and Zanjan provinces.
Beginning the official operation of four units of Siah-Bishe pumped storage power plant in the presence of the first Vice-President
on Tuesday 1 September, ceremony of official operation of four units of Siah-Bishe pumped storage power plant was held in the presence of the first vice-president and Minister of Energy.
According to the Farab Co. Public Relations department, the pumped storage power plant of Siah-Bishe is the first power plant in Iran. This power plant has includes 4 units.The first unit of which was connected to the network in generator mode in the spring of 2013. Over the last two years, the other three units, having passed pre-launch tests successfully, were synchronized with the network one by one to be operating both in pump and turbine modes.
In the ceremony, the first Vice-President stated that "The pumped storage power plant of Siah-Bishe is an exceptional and unique project that its successful implementation will bring rejoice to the hearts of our Supreme Leader, people of Iran and all Muslims across the world."
Dr. Es'hagh Jahangiri, after expressing his gratitude to those involved in the project, said, "The culmination of this project was a huge step forward that is made possible only by the will of Iran."
He added that "successful implementation of Siah-Bishe pumped storage power plant project is a great, important and honorable achievement and implementation of such projects increases the morale of Muslim nations."
Also, at the ceremony, the Minister of Energy stated that "this power plant is one of the great achievements of the electricity industry of Iran, four units of which has became fully operational today."
Engineer Hamid Chitchian added that "thanks God that day and night efforts of engineers, managers and administrators of this project made it possible for us to witness the full exploitation of it today."
He continued, "In recent years, despite bad weather conditions, heavy rains, and snowfall of several meters, the project implementation continued and eventually the Iranian experts did it by crossing the impassable areas and installing advanced, massive and sensitive power plant equipment."
Minister of Energy added that "The Siah-Bishe power plant is the first plant that is able to connect to the circuit in less than 30 seconds and holding such power station in a place with most energy consumption positively influences power grid load balance and prevents and prevents voltage drop during peak use."
He continued, "Exploitation of this national project is a great achievement and I congratulate this success to our Supreme Leader, to the government, and people of Iran and I'm thankful to all of those who involved in this project.”
Chitchian stated the inclined excavation and the design and installation of the metal coating of the power plant shafts as the most difficult part of the process of implementation of the Siah-Bishe power plant and stated that "as the former CEO of Farab Co. told me, only two companies of the world had the technology required for the installation of metal coating of plant shafts so we asked them to partake in this part of the project. They accepted to come to Iran to accomplish the job while stating that no instructions and information regarding this technology will be given to Iranian engineers."
He continued, "Farab Co. refused their condition; however, by accepting the risks of the job, using the talents and abilities of native engineers, the scientific support of Dr. DurAli and Sharif University of Technology, they managed to design and build a robot for the purpose of this process. Using this robot, the task of installing metal coating of plant shafts. Was performed successfully."
Minister of Energy said that "we learnt that Iranians can accomplish even the most difficult jobs by trust in god and themselves. Thus, the bases of everything has to be founded within the country."
Farab Company is the power plant contractor to design, supply, and install required equipment.
The third unit of Seymareh Hydro Power Plant was synchronized successfully
The third unit of Seymareh Hydro Power Plant in Ilam Province was synchronized on the network successfully.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., Sa’eid Poshtan, the executer of Seymareh Hydro Power Plant, said: “In continue of startup operations of Seymareh Hydro Power Plant, its third unit was synchronized at 18:30 Friday June 30”.
Poshtan added: “The 480 MW Seymareh Hydro Power Plant includes three 160 MW units located at 30 km NW of Darrehshahr, Ilam Province over Seymareh River, and was constructed by Farab Co. by mastership of Iran Water and Power Development Co.”
He added: “The first and the second units of Seymareh Hydro Power Plant were synchronized on the first week of June”.
Mechanized excavation of final tunnel of Azad Dam’s water transfer system was started
Concurrent with travel of President and government board to Kurdistan Province, excavation operations of the second water transfer tunnel of Azad Dam were started on Sunday July 26 by video message of President Rowhani.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., Eng. Hosseyn Zamani Abyaneh, the executor of the final phase of water transfer tunnel from Azad Dam, said: “One of the goals of Azad Project in Kurdistan is transferring water to the eastern plains of this province and supplying drinking water for Sanandaj, for which Qorveh-Dehgolan Water Transfer System was designed”.
Zamani added: “This system is 83 km and there are seven other points except Sanandaj in the plan for supplying drinking and irrigation water. At its end part, water reaches to Qorveh-Dehgolan Plain. Now 32 km is ready for utilization”.
He continued: “Totally 15 km tunnel will be excavated, and up to now 4 km has been excavated for transferring water to Sanandaj”.
Zamani suggested: “A TBM device was built and moved to the place to excavate the remaining 11 km, which concurrent with utilization of phase one, excavation operations of phase two were started on Sunday July 26 by video message of President Rowhani”.
By a video message from President or Islamic Republic of Iran: Azad Hydro Power Plant was started up
Simultaneous with travel of President and government board to Kurdistan Province, Azad Hydro Power Plant was commissioned on Sunday July 26 by a video conference and by message of Dr. Hassan Rowhani, the president.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., this is the first hydro power plant in country which its designing, construction, and installation of turbine and governor were done by Iranian experts internally for the first time.
Eng. Mehran Lotfi, Managing Director of Farab Co., said: “Farab Co. proposed designing and construction of Azad Hydro turbine and governor by support of its experience obtained from the execution of 14 hydros with capacity of more than 10,000 MW inside and outside of country”.
Lotfi added: “Ministry of Power and Iran Water and Power Development Co. are main masters of hydro power plants in country, which approved designing, testing, construction, installation, and commissioning this hydro power plant by Farab Co. and designing, construction, installation and commissioning its governor by Durali Automation and System Design Center of Sharif University of Technology (by management of Farab Co.), and this project was started on March 2012”.
Azad 10 MW hydro is located around Sanandaj City over Kumassi River. This power plant is an on-surface one with capacity of 10 MW (including three 3.3 MW units).
By this report, before commissioning this power plant, after video message of President, Eng. Hamid Chitchian, Minister of Power, together with an expert board, visited Azad dam’s water transfer system and its startup.
Contract for construction of Deraluk 2 dam and hydro power plant was notified to Farab Co.
Contract for construction of Deraluk-2 dam and hydro power plant in Kurdistan, Iraq, was notified to Farab Co. by its master (Ministry of Power of Iraq).
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., Deraluk 2 Hydro power plant includes two 18.8 MW units of Kaplan type. This is an EPC contract and is financed by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through a loan-granting agreement.
Farab - Bolandpayeh Group won the bid for selection of contractor for Deraluk 2 Hydro project.
Reconstruction of generator of unit 7 of Masjed-Soleyman Extension Power Plant
Reconstruction operations of generator of unit 7 of Masjed-Soleyman Extension Power Plant were completed successfully.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., following successful reconstruction of generator of unit 7 of Masjed-Soleyman Extension Power Plant, this unit was synchronized on the network on June 25, 2015.
All stages of this project were completed by internal experts, including supply, construction, installation, and commissioning.
Masjed-Soleyman Extension Power Plant includes four 250 MW units and is located in Masjed-Soleyman, Khuzestan Province.
A contract was signed for construction of a hydro power plant Deralouk 2, Kurdistan, Iraq
A contract was signed for construction of a hydro power plant Deralouk 2, Kurdistan, Iraq, between Farab Co. and Ministry of Power of Iraq on June 29, 2015.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., this hydro power plant includes 2 18.8 MW Kaplan units.
This is an EPC contract that is financed by JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) through an agreement. The master consultant is ELC Co.
Pre-evaluation documents for this project were offered in 2013 by master. In May of that year, more than 60 contractual companies with 27 participations, including 8 Turkish companies, 6 Iranian companies, 6 Chinese companies, 5 European companies, and 2 Korean and Japanese companies delivered their pre-evaluation documents. The results were announced on August 2013 and finally 13 participations were accepted.
Then, bid documents were offered on September by master, and financial and technical documents for 10 companies were submitted to the master. Finally, on March 2014, financial envelopes for 6 participations which were technically qualified were opened, and the proposed price of Farab Co. was accepted.
This report adds: “Since JICA finances this project, obtaining confirmation of this company took one year, and finally a contract was concluded on 29/6/2015.”
Farab Co. is leader of Great Farab Participation Co.
Notification of contract for design, supply, and construction of Andimeshk-3 combined cycle power plant
The contract for designing, supplying, and construction of Andimeshk-3 500 MW combined cycle power plant was notified to Farab Co.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., Taraz Peyriz Construction Co. accepted proposal of Farab Co. under support of State Retirement Fund (master of this project).
This contract was notified to Farab Co. on Jan. 27, 2015.
1st and 2nd units of Seymareh power plant were synchronized successfully
1st and 2nd units of Seymareh power plant in Ilam Province were successfully synchronized on the network.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co.,Saeid Poshtan, executive of this plan said: “1st unit of this power plant was synchronized on Tuesday 15:00, June 23 and the 2nd unit was synchronized on Thursday 15:00, June 25, 2015.”
He added: “480 MW Seymareh Power Plant includes three 160 MW units and is located in 30 km NW of Darrehshahr, Ilam Province over Seymareh River by Farab Co. and its master was Iran Development Water and Power Development Co.”.
He acknowledged the efforts of staff of this project and congratulated this event to staff of Farab Co.
Visit of Ambassador of Indonesia from Siahbisheh dam and power plant
Ambassador of Indonesia together with an economic board visited Siahbisheh Dam and its power plant.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co.,this visit took place on Monday June 22, 2015 accompanied with Deputy of Project Development of Farab Co., and an Indonesian board visited different parts of this dam and pump power plant and became familiar with executive and technical capabilities of Farab Co. as contractor of this project.
Mr. Dian Weringjurith, Ambassador of Indonesia in Iran, suggested his satisfaction for his presence in this exhibition and mentioned valuable the technical-engineering achievement of Iranian companies in dam and hydro power plant construction and requested development of mutual cooperation in this area.
Siahbisheh Pump Power Plant includes four 250 MW units and is located in Mazandaran Province.
Presence of Farab Co. in the 46th International Exhibition in Algeria
Farab Co. participated in the 46th International Exhibition in Algeria beside more than 1300 companies from 30 countries of the world.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., pavilion of Islamic Republic of Iran in this exhibition hosted many Iranian companies that are active in technical and engineering services, energy, and machinery. Farab Co. had a 12 m2 booth and introduced its executive and technical capabilities.
This exhibition was opened by presence of Abdolmalek Salal, Prime Minister of Algeria; Nirmala Sitaraman, Ministry of Industries and Trade of India, and some of directors, authorities, and economic actors of Algeria with the motto “Economic diversity toward stable development”.
Reza Ameri, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran in Algeria, a group of masters of water and waste water projects from ONA and Xider companies and contractors, and many other European and American companies visited booth of Farab Co., which agent of Deputy of Project Development of Farab Co. offered related descriptions.
More than 1300 companies from 30 countries of the world (742 foreign companies and 643 Algerian companies) were participated in this exhibition and displayed their capabilities in different fields such as water and energy, building, tourism, communication, information, agriculture, etc.
Some of participated countries in this exhibition were Iran, France, Germany, Italy, Portuguese, USA, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Japan, China, Turkey, Malaysia, Vietnam, Sudan, Senegal, Nigeria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Czech Republic, Pakistan, Russia, and Serbia.
Minister of Power visited Seymareh Dam and Power Plant site
In a travel to Ilam Province, Minister of Power visited Seymareh Dam and Power Plant site.
By report of Public Relations of Farab Co., Engineer Ali Imaei, Executive Manager of Seymareh project, said: “Minister of Power and Managing Director of Iran Development Water and Power Development Co. and many directors of Ilam Province visited this project on Saturday May 30, 2015”.
Imaei added: “During this visit, after introducing Seymareh project and specification of power plant, some of executive problems were propounded and Minister of Power promised to remove them.”
He said: “Also, Minister of Power ordered necessary directions for financial and business facilities for maximum exploitation of presence of the external supervisor”.
This report adds: “Seymareh dam and power plant is located in 30 km NW of Darrehshahr, Ilam Province over Seymareh River, and its master is Iran Development Water and Power Development Co., and contractor of 480 MW power plant is Farab Co.”.
Visit of The First Deputy of President and Minister of Power from Azad water transfer tunnel in Kurdistan
In the trip of 1st Vice President and Minister of Power to Kurdistan Province, they visited Ghocham Dam and Azad water transfer tunnel in east of this province.
According to a report released by the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, 1st Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, during his visit on Monday May 25, 2015 said: “Government intends to develop Kurdistan Province and it will do its best endeavor to accomplish this”.
In this visit, Minister of Power, Eng. Hamid Chitchian, emphasized on precise and rapid execution of water projects in this province and said: “Ministry of Power has fulfilled necessary actions for assignment of credits to dam and water supply projects in Kurdistan”.
During this visit, Eng. Hossein Zamani Abyaneh, the executer of final tunnels of water transfer system in Azad Dam, said about specifications of this project: “One of the goals of Azad project in Kurdistan Province is transferring water to Ghorveh-Dehgolan plains and supplying drinking water of Sanandaj, so Gorveh-Dehgolan Water Transfer System was designed”.
He added: “Azad Tunnel project is the final section of Azad project and Gorveh-Dehgolan Water Transfer System”.
Mr. Zamani said about situation of this project: “Gorveh-Dehgolan plain in Ghorveh Town is more than 220,000 ha with 140 villages and 4 towns, and this tunnel is executed from NE of Sanandaj to NW of Dehgolan Town”.
He said: “The main goal of this project is supplying water for agriculture sector, drinking water, industrial water, and downstream gardens and Gheshlag Dam”. About specification of this tunnel he said: “This tunnel will be dug by TBM and EPB methods and its length is 10,840 m”.
The executer of the final tunnel of water transfer system from Azad Dam said: “Final diameter of this tunnel is 3 m, which is covered with pre-made reinforced concrete segments”.
Zamani added: “The master of this project is Iran Water and Power Resources Development Co. and its contractor is Farab-Nimrokh joint. The consultant of this project is Aban Project and Tahkimkav joint”.
He added: “Implementation of this tunnel, as the third water tunnel by Farab Co. can introduce Farab Co. as one of the strong and experienced contractors in digging underground tunnels”.
Presence of Farab Co. in the 9th Festival of Sharif Mechanics Industry
The 9th Festival of Sharif Mechanics Industry was held on May 18-20, 2015 with presence of directors, professors, and students of Sharif University of Technology and some industrial managers of country in Faculty of Chemical Engineering of this university.
According to a report released by the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of Sharif University of Technology held a festival in 2006 titled “Industrial Festival of Mechanics of Sharif” which its goal was enhancement of relation between industry and university and familiarity of students with mechanics industry by introducing different industries in the exhibition, participation in workshops, presence in scientific meetings, and providing a space for communication of industrial managers with students and professors, to solve some problems of industries.
The motto of this period was “Engineering skills and skills engineering”.
According to this report, during opening meeting of this festival, Dr. Mahmood FotuhiFiruzabad, Chairman of Sharif University of Technology, Dr. Gholamhossein Farahi, Chairman of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, and Dr. Mohammad Durali and Dr. Vahid Hosseini, members of scientific board of this faculty, lectured under titles of necessity of enhancement of relation of university with industry and the role of this relation in removal of some of existing problems.
In another section of this ceremony and after playing the clip for introduction of Fahab Co., Eng. Abdolhossein Famurzadeh, Deputy of Engineering of Farab Co., introduced activities, projects, and potentials of this company.
Also, in a meeting titled “Karman”, they discussed about absorption of students for occupation in Farab Co. and their training courses and visits in this company.
Farab Co. pavilion in the exhibition beside this festival accommodated students and professors by presence of some of the managers and experts of this company, which have been graduated from Mechanics Engineering program of Sharif University of Technology.
Active presence of Farab Group in the 20th International Oil Exhibition
The International Oil, Gas, Refinement, and Petrochemistry Exhibition experienced its 20th year while this was the highest visiting period statistically.
According to a report released by the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, presence of more than 1800 companies, including 1200 internal and 600 external companies, placed Tehran Oil Exhibition on the rank of one of the greatest regional and world oil exhibitions.
Farab Group, including Farab, Nardis, and Farab Construction and Installation companies (previous NotashAfra Co.) represented parts of its technical and executive potentials by its presence in this exhibition.
In the pavilion of Farab Group with 100 m in area in Halls 8 and 9, many experts, students, and interested persons were presented rather than higher officials of oil industry and holding different meetings with presence of different managers and directors of oil industry, and expertise descriptions were delivered by directors of Farab Group.
Rather than Ministry of Oil, National Iranian Oil Co., National Iranian Gas Co., Marine Installations Engineering and Construction Co., Oil Industry Research Center, and Oil Industries Engineering and Construction Co., there were many other companies such as MAPNA Group, Khatam-al-anbia Construction Site, Keyson Co., North Digging Company, Dana Energy Co., Fateh Group, Petropars Co., Iran Industrial Pumps, Reysan Oil Co., Global Petrotech Co., Oil Turbo-Compressor Co., etc.
The 20thInternational Oil, Gas, Refinement, and Petrochemistry Exhibition was started in Tehran on Wednesday May 6, 2015 by presence of 1st Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, and Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, Ministry of Oil, and ended on Saturday May 19, 2015.
Minister of Power of Iraq: “I know Farab Co. and I am satisfied of its performance”
Ministry of Power of Iraq visited from the pavilion of Farab Co. in The 2nd Annual Exhibition of Ministry of Power, together with Deputy of Prime Minister and Chairman of Energy Committee, and deputies of Ministry of power of Iraq.
According to a report released by the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, this company participated in this exhibition in Iraq by direct invitation of Ministry of Power of Iraq, beside 40 other companies from 15 countries of the world.
Ministry of Power of Iraq visited from the pavilion of Farab Co., together with Deputy of Prime Minister and Chairman of Energy Committee, and deputies of Ministry of power of Iraq. During this visit, Eng. Amir Karimi, Marketing Manager of Iraq’s projects of Farab Co., introduced this company and its ongoing project of Al-sadr Gas Power Station.
Ghasem Alfahdavi, Ministr of Power of Iraq, said: “I know Farab Co. and I am satisfied of its performance”.
Also, deputies of Prime Minister and Chairman of Energy Committee of Iraq asked for future projects of Farab Co. in Iraq.
According to this report, The 2nd Annual Exhibition of Ministry of Power was held by motto of “Investment along development of power energy in Iraq”, which was held on Apr. 8-11, 2015.
During opening ceremony of this exhibition, which Baha Al-araji, Deputy of Prime Minister and Chairman of Energy Committee of Iraq, also was present, Ghasem Alfahdavi, Minister of Power of Iraq said: “Holding this exhibition is one of the tools of Ministry of Power for invitation of powerful companies for work and investment in Iraq”.
Ministry of Power of Iraq added: “We ask to invest in production and construction of new power plants, transfer lines, distribution networks, consuming spare parts, and we hope this exhibition produces this opportunity”.
Deputy of Prime Minister of Iraq also said: “ISIL is going to remove stability of Iraq and stop the projects. Thus, we will not forget those companies that stand beside us during hard conditions”.
Baha Al-araji continued: “We have good laws for absorption of investments and we are ready to support investors including tax and customs exemptions in Iraq’s market”.
Hassan Danayifard, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran in Iraq visited Farab Co. pavilion in this exhibition together with Trade Envoy of Embassy, and asked more presence of this company in Iraq.
Startup of the first unit of 10 MW power station of Azad Dam
The first unit of 10 MW power station of Azad Dam, as the first turbine and governor design inside country, was started up.
By report of General Relations of Farab Co., Eng. Reza Faranush, Director of Azad Power Plant, said: “This turbine will reach to its nominal revolving (1000 rpm) on Monday Mar. 9, 2016”.
He added: “Turbine and governor of this power station are the first designed and constructed ones in country”.
He congratulated this success to Farab Group, especially Tooba Co., which fulfilled turbine designing and manufacturing processes, and Notashafra Co., which installed equipment.
This report added: 10 MW Azad Dam’s power plant is under construction by Farab Co. at 75 km of Sanandaj-Marivan Road.
Showcasing Capabilities of FARAB Co. in Intl. Baghdad Exhibition
High potentials and capabilities of FARAB Group were showcased in solo exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran held in Baghdad, Iraq.
According to the Public Relations Dept. of FARAB Company, the prestigious solo exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran was held in Baghdad, Iraq on Feb. 16 – 19, 2015 in Baghdad Intl Exhibition Center.
It should be noted that 260 Iranian companies, in the fields of water, power, oil, gas, technical and engineering services, car industry, pharmaceutical industries, food, home appliances, office tools, construction and metal industries, participated in this round of exhibition.
In the same direction, officials from companies of FARAB, NARDIS and PUMP BERKEH also attended the exposition booth of FARAB Group and showcased their latest achievements on a land area as large as 40 square meters and responded to the technical questions of visitors.
The Solo Exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baghdad, Iraq was attended by 1st Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri, minister of Industry, Mine and Trade, minister of Economic Affairs and Finance (MEAF), minister of Health and Medical Education, and some deputy ministers. The high-ranking visiting delegation paid a visit to the exposition booths of Iranian companies.
In the same direction, high-ranking Iraqi officials including Adel Abdol-Mahdi Iraqi Oil Minister, along with Majid Samadi Majd Development Deputy of FARAB Companies' projects were also visited the exposition booths of Iranian companies and were briefed with salient achievements of the companies.
In the course of organization of the solo exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Iraq, several technical and marketing meetings were held in FARAB Company's exposition booth, the most important of which can be referred to the presence of Adel Hamid Iraqi Deputy Energy Minister for development projects.
In this get-together meeting, the Iraqi deputy energy minister invited FARAB Company to participate in investing projects in Iraq which is considered as a new strategy followed by Iraq Energy Ministry.
Foreign Minister Accompanied by Managing Director of FARAB Co. in Travel to East African Continent
Successful performance and achievements of FARAB Company in Kenya caused the managing director of FARAB Company to accompany Iranian Foreign Minister in his five-day trip to four countries in East African Continent among Iran’s trade and economic delegation.
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, Iranian Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad- Javad Zarif visited four countries in East African continent on Feb. 1 – 5, 201 and Mehran Lotfi Managing Director of FARAB Company attended among Iranian experts and businesspersons as member of trade and economic delegation.
The visiting Iranian delegation, who accompanied Foreign Minister, traveled to the East Africa countries of Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Tanzania and held talks with senior industrial officials and functionaries of these countries.
It should be noted that African Continent is considered as one of the potential and important target markets of FARAB Company, so that marketing activities of this company have been expanded to the countries of Uganda, Tanzania and Algeria as well.
Expert engineers of FARAB Company have launched their construction activity in African Continent since 2007 in a way that this prestigious company has managed to construct two giant projects in Kenya named "Tana 25- MW Hydro powerplant" and "Kindaruma Hydro powerplant and Hydro-Mechanics and Construction Works".
Likewise, "Terem" Five- MW Hydro powerplant is the third project of the company constructed in Kenya.
FARAB Co. Attends Intl. Energy Exhibition and Conference in Malaysia
The 3rd International and Specialized Energy Exhibition and Conference, as the largest conference and exhibition in the field of energy and oil, was held in Sarawak, eastern Malaysia on Jan. 27- 29, 2015.
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, the prestigious conference and exhibition was held in the presence of high- raking officials from Sarawak Province and Central Government of Malaysia at the venue of Conferences Center of Coaching city, provincial center of Sarawak, Malaysia with the following motto: “Energizing Sustainable Transformation & Opportunities in Sarawak”.
As its exclusive representative, FARAB Company, affiliated to Farasan Holding Company, attended the prestigious exhibition in order to eye new target markets with booking a booth at this prestigious exhibition. During the exhibition, FARAB Company hosted a great number of visitors such as senior officials and experts of Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) Company, regarded as main employer of Sarawak province in the field of generation of electricity.
Dr. Mahathir Mohamed the then Prime Minister of Malaysia (from 1981 to 2003) was one of the key speakers in the inaugural ceremony who visited the exhibition in the first day of exhibition.
Based on the report, more than 100 companies from countries of Brazil, France, Singapore, Japan, Argentina, China and Malaysia such as well- established and prestigious companies like ALSTOM, TOSHIBA, IMPASA, SHELL, THREE GRJES, etc. attended the exhibition.
Khalij-e Fars (Persian Gulf) Star Refinery, a Way to Attain Self- Sufficiency from Imports
In his daylong trip to Hormozgan Province, 1st Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri visited different units of Khalij-e Fars (Persian Gulf) Gas Condensates Refinery and was briefed on the credits spent for construction of the refinery and also the time of inauguration of the giant project.
According to a report released by the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, 1st vice President Es’haq Jahangiri visited the project on Monday Jan. 26, 2015. He also met and visited the senior managers of Khalij-e Fars(Persian Gulf) Gas Condensate Refinery.
In his visit with the senior officials of the project, he placed special emphasis on the acceleration of construction operation of this project and expressed his special thanks to the unsparing efforts of laborers and functionaries of the project.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Es’haq Jahangiri enumerated Khalij-e Fars (Persian Gulf) Gas Condensate Refinery project as the most important under- construction project in the country and said: “This project is of paramount importance in terms of quality of oil products which is going to be generated.”
He also termed this project as a national and giant project and added: “Fortunately, projects related to oil gas enjoy special dynamicity in the government dubbed “Hope and Prudence” in a way that the country is witnessing a considerable development in these types of project.”
He pointed to some obstacles and problems facing completion of construction operation of this project and said: “With the coordination made in this regard, the government will throw its heavyweight on this project in order to remove problems facing this giant project.”
He addressed senior officials of the project and called on them to take effective steps in order to remove problems and bottlenecks facing completion of construction operation of this project in the shortest time possible.
He also was briefed on the latest physical progress of the refinery and the most important activities conducted since Oct. 2013 and also credits required for the completion of construction operation of this giant project.
It should be noted that FARAB Company is the contractor of utility units of Khalij-e Fars (Persian Gulf) Gas Condensate Refinery.
FARAB Company Awarded “Structure” Top Trophy
In the 1st Nationwide Iran Structure Engineering Seminar, FARAB Company was awarded with “Top Structure” Trophy on the construction of “Supporting Structure of the Largest DEAERATOR Single- Tank Device”.
According to the Public Relations Department of the company, in the inaugural ceremony of 1st Nationwide Iran Structure Engineering Seminar, which was held in Jan. 2015 at the Conferences Center of Tehran Olympic Hotel, Abdol- Hossein Famourzadeh, Engineering Deputy of FARAB Company, was awarded with a plaque of appreciation and “Top Structure” Trophy.
For his part, Abdol- Hossein Famourzadeh, Engineering Deputy of FARAB Company said: “This selection was taken after by virtue of the decision of Selection Committee of “Top Structures” sector at the 1st Nationwide Iran Structure Engineering Seminar and based on the advertised criteria and due to the necessary scores won by the company in this sector.
Turning to the introduction of the selected structure of the company, he said: “Supporting structure of the largest Single- tank DAERATOR Device Manufactured in Iran” is of special metal type which has been constructed for Bandar Abbas – Persian Gulf Star Gas Condensates Refinery.”
Elsewhere in his remarks, he stated: “This structure has been designed in Engineering Deputy Office of FARAB Company and Persian Gulf Star Oil Company is the main employer of this project. Also, Upstream Offshore Energy Company is the employer of FARAB Company in this giant project.”
1st Vice President Visits Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant and Dam
In his trip to Khuzestan Province, the 1st Vice President Es`haq Jahangiri visited and inspected Gotvand Hydro powerplant and Dam on Thursday Jan. 1, 2015, accompanied by the Energy Minister (Hamid Chitchian) and Agricultural Jihad Minister (Mahmoud Hojjati).
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, the 1st vice president was briefed on the latest achievements and situation of Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant and Dam.
For his part, Karim Sheybani Project Commissioner of Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant and Dam said: “After elapse of 40 months as of the construction operation of the country’s tallest water-intake earthen dam, presently, three billion cubic meter water has been stored in Gotvand Oilya Dam in a way that 60% of its reservoir is filled with water.”
He put the energy generation volume of Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year in 1393 (started March 20, 2014) up to the present time at over 1,800 GW/Hour in a way that this hydro powerplant has played a key and important role to the power grid of the country in peak hours of summertime.
Elsewhere in his remarks, the project commissioner of Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant and Dam estimated total generation volume of this hydro powerplant since commissioning four units up to the present time at more than 4,900 GW/hour.
Moreover, he put the rials value of electricity generated by Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant at over 3,000 billion rials.
It should be noted that FARAB Company has constructed Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant, he said, adding: “Totally, the hydro powerplant has been equipped with eight units which include four 250- MW units at the first phase and four 160- MW units at the development phase (under construction).”
It should be noted that construction of four 160- MW units of the hydro powerplant is under construction which will be put into operation in the very near future, he maintained.
This hydro powerplant, which is the first hydro powerplant constructed and operated by FARAB Company, has the highest annual energy production volume among all other hydro powerplants of the country and is able to guarantee security of power grid of the country at the critical condition during high consumption of power, he said, adding: “Moreover, this hydro powerplant can play an unprecedented role in controlling frequency and stability of nationwide power grid.”
In the end, the official in charge put the total generation rate of this hydro powerplant in 2013 at approx. 3,000 GW/hour in a way that this hydro powerplant was introduced as the “Top Hydro powerplant” in terms of performance in 14th Seminar of Senior Managers of Water and Power Industry, held in Oct. 2014.
Some Salient Research and Technological Achievements of FARAB Co. Showcased during Research Week Exhibition
A number of research and technological achievements of FARAB Group were displayed at 15th exhibition of research and technological achievements of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, the 15th Research and Technological Achievements of Islamic Republic of Iran was inaugurated at Tehran Permanent international Fairgrounds on Nov. 24, 2014 in the presence of minister of Science, Research and Technology, and minister of Education.
In this round of exhibition, 300 exposition booths were allocated to the latest research and technological achievements of universities, academic centers, and research centers across the country, research organizations and centers and also knowledge- based companies. In other words, universities and research centers and also knowledge- based companies showcased their latest research and technological achievements in 300 exposition booths.
As represented by the Ministry of Energy, FARAB Group showcased some of its latest research and technological achievements to the public view within the framework of the exposition booths affiliated to the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company.
During exhibition days, FARAB Company’s exposition booth hosted a great number of academicians and researchers. Expert engineers of “Smart Meter” from Smart Power meter Plan Management, “ Turbine” from Tooba Company and “Governor” from Engineering Deputy Office of the company responded to the questions posed by enthusiast visitors.
FARAB Co. Takes Part in Sidelines Exhibition of 2014 Smart Networks Conference
FARABCompany participated in the sideline exhibition of 2014 Smart Networks Conference with the aim of evermore introduction of its technical and engineering achievements in manufacturing of smart meters. However, the company’s latest achievements were showcased to the public view.
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, the company showcased its latest achievements to the public view as follows: direct connection single- and triple-phase meters, CT, CT/PT with the capability of backing up GPRS telecommunications units, G3 – PLC and PRIME – PLC without changing meter and no need to fulfillment of resetting in meter) and central software system along with Data Concentrator. It should be noted that the aforementioned equipment and tools were designed and presented for its projects in the provinces of Bushehr, Zanjan, and Hormoz Island.
FARAB company’s exposition booth at this edition of the exhibition was highly welcomed by enthusiasts and interested individuals. It should be noted that senior managers, functionaries and experts of company’s smart meters’ plan responded to the questions of visitors and also presented expert- level explanations with regard to the specifications and advantages of the plan.
The exhibition was held on Dec. 9 – 10, 2014 at Niroo (Energy) Research Center.
Drilling Operation of Sri Lankan 1st Mechanized Tunnel Terminated by FARAB Company
Drilling operations of PAYAB tunnel of “Oma Oya” Hydro powerplant, as the first mechanized tunnel in the country of Sri Lanka, as long as approx. 3,500 meters, were completed by FARAB Company.
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, Afshin Mosta’jer Haghighi, Deputy Hydro powerplant Projects of FARAB Company said: “Mechanized drilling operations of the tunnel, as a part of project as long as approx. 3,500 meters with 4.3-m diameter, has been taken after in mechanized form using Tunneling Boring Machine (TBM) drilling equipment and machinery.
Turning to the timespan of the drilling operations, he said: “The drilling operations of PAYAB tunnel of “Oma Oya” Hydro powerplant started on March 11, 2014, construction operation of which were completed in less than nine months on Dec. 9, 2014in concrete- based lining form.
The project commissioner of “Oma Oya” Hydro powerplant and Dam pointed to the specifications of project and said: “Multipurpose project of “Oma Oya” Hydro powerplant and Dam in the country of Sri Lanka includes two concrete- based dams, as high as 35 and 50 meters, drilling three main waterway tunnels as long a 24 km at large and also access tunnels as long as 4 km, three vertical shafts including pressure shaft, pressure- breaker shaft and volatile shaft as high as 1,000 meters.”
Also, drilling operations and installing underground hydro powerplant (two units) with the capacity of 120- MW, high- pressure power transmission line as long as 22 km and also access ways as long ad 15 km in hard – to – pass areas are of the other components of the project, he said, adding: “According to the scheduled program, completion of construction operation of this project will be completed within 80 months.”
Elsewhere in his remarks, Deputy Hydro powerplant Projects of FARAB Company said: “Sri Lankan Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management is the main employer of this project while Iranian FARAB Company is the project’s main contractor.”
Of problems faced during construction operations of this project, it should be referred to: contact with underground holes and penetration of a high volume of water in some stages, each of the said problems was settled with the presentation of effective and constructive solutions of the company in the shortest time possible.
Turning to the drilling equipment and machinery, he said: “Due to the geological conditions of the region and also feasibility studies of the project, TBM equipment has been selected of Hard Rock double Shield type and finally, the equipment and machinery was provided by a prestigious German Herrenknecht Company as one of the world’s leading manufacturer of the said equipment. In the end, Eng. Afshin Mosta’jer Haghighi, Deputy Hydro powerplant Projects of FARAB Company said: “Thanks to its best performance, FARAB Company was selected as an exemplary national exporter of technical and engineering services in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014.”
Successful Presence of FARAB Group at 10th Intl. Water and Wastewater Industry Exhibition of Iran
Successful presence of FARAB Group at 10th intl. Water and Wastewater Industry Exhibition of Iran caused FARAB Company to be selected as one of the two top companies in contracting sector.
According to the Public Relations Dept. of FARAB Company, the 10th International Water and Wastewater Installations Industry of Iran was held at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Nov. 17 – 20, 2014 in the presence of 276 domestic companies and also 25 foreign companies from world 16 countries
Domestic companies of FARAB, TOOBA, NOTASH and PUMP BERKEH also participated in this edition of exhibition and hosted a great number of managers, experts, university professors, researchers, students and activists of water industry.
The expert engineers at the exposition booth of FRAB Group gave necessary explanations to visitors with regard to the latest achievements and capabilities of the companies.
It should be noted that this exhibition was inaugurated on Monday Nov. 17 in the presence of Energy Minister Eng. Hamid Chitchian. In the same direction, the exhibition wrapped up its work on Thursday Nov. 20 in the presence of Eng. Sattar Mahmoudi Deputy Energy minister, and Eng. Rahim Meydani Deputy Energy minister in Water and Wastewater Affairs and exemplary companies in the related field were introduced. Based on the evaluation of Technical Committee of the exhibition, FARAB and Kayson companies were introduced as “Top and Exemplary Companies in Contracting Sector” and plaques of appreciation, signed and sealed by the energy minister, were awarded by the deputy energy minister to the representatives of the two companies.
Based on this report, the exposition booth of the company was visited by the following personalities: deputy energy minister, ambassador of South Africa and also official in charge of Economic Division of Armenian Embassy in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Eng. Mohammad Taghi Tavakkoli Head of Water, Agriculture and Natural Resources Commission in the Islamic Consultative Assembly 9Iranian Parliament also called Majlis, some deputies and managers of Iran Water Resources Management Company, some of deputies and managers of National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company (NWWEC), general managers of offices of Majlis Affairs and Public Relations Department of the Energy Ministry.
L/C Opens to DALAHOO Project
Letter of Credit (L/C) for DALAHOO Project was opened, amounting to 237 million euro and was notified to Islamabad Power Generation Company.
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, Dariush Tahmasebi Caretaker of company’s Investment Projects Deputy Office announced the above statement and said: “Relying upon the assistance of the Almighty God and unsparing efforts of colleagues, staff and personnel in deputy offices of investment projects, letter of credit (L/C) for DALAHOO Project, amounting to 237 million euro, was opened on Nov. 12, 2014. Of total 237 million euro, 220 million euro of which has been provided from the National Development Fund of Iran (NDFI) with Bank Saderat Iran (BSI) as operating bank, details of which were notified to Islamabad Power generation Company.
Tahmasebi also added: “With the notification of this Letter of Credit (L/C), construction operation of second Combined Cycle Hydro powerplant started with the investment of FARAB Company and it is hoped that this giant hydro powerplant will be commissioned and put into operation at the unsparing efforts of all colleagues and staff in the very near future.”
Letter of Credit (L/C) for DALAHOO Project was opened, amounting to 237 million euro and was notified to Islamabad Power Generation Company.
According to the Public Relations Department of FARAB Company, Dariush Tahmasebi Caretaker of company’s Investment Projects Deputy Office announced the above statement and said: “Relying upon the assistance of the Almighty God and unsparing efforts of colleagues, staff and personnel in deputy offices of investment projects, letter of credit (L/C) for DALAHOO Project, amounting to 237 million euro, was opened on Nov. 12, 2014. Of total 237 million euro, 220 million euro of which has been provided from the National Development Fund of Iran (NDFI) with Bank Saderat Iran (BSI) as operating bank, details of which were notified to Islamabad Power generation Company.
Tahmasebi also added: “With the notification of this Letter of Credit (L/C), construction operation of second Combined Cycle Hydro powerplant started with the investment of FARAB Company and it is hoped that this giant hydro powerplant will be commissioned and put into operation at the unsparing efforts of all colleagues and staff in the very near future.”
FARAB Co. Attends Largest Iran Trade and Industrial Event in Power Sector
The 14th International Iran Power industry was held at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Nov. 8 – 11, 2014 in the presence of 110 foreign companies from world 18 countries and also 376 domestic companies.
According to the Public Relations Dept. of FARAB Company, FARAB Company along with TOOBA and NOTASH companies participated in this edition of exhibition which is considered as the most prestigious trade and industrial event in the country. It should be noted that expert engineers of the companies responded to the questions posed by visitors with regard to the latest achievements and capabilities of FARAB Group companies. The said international exhibition was visited by a great number of managers, expert engineers, university professors, researchers and students as well as activists of power industry.
The inaugural ceremony of this prestigious exhibition was attended by Dr. Mohammad Nahavandian Chief of Staff of the Presidential Office and Energy minister Eng. Hamid Chitchian.
At the 3rd day of the exhibition, Eng. Mohammad- Reza Ne’matzadeh Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade attended FARAB Co.’s exposition booth and he was briefed the latest achievements and capabilities of the company with regard to the construction operation of MAGRI Hydro powerplant and Dam in Armenia.
For his part, the industry minister placed special emphasis on the acceleration of construction operation of this giant project by FARAB Company.
Also, Maryam Vali Shoyli Georgian Deputy Energy minister attended FARAB
Company’s exposition booth and was briefed on the latest achievements of the company in construction of hydro powerplant projects both inside and outside the country and extant capabilities of this company in this regard.
It should be noted that GeorgianDeputy Energy Minister was accompanied by ambassador of Georgia to Iran and Director General of Technical and Engineering Services and Exports Promotion Bureau of the Energy Ministry.
The losing ceremony of 14th International Iran Power industry Exhibition was held in the presence of Eng. Sattar Mahmoudi Deputy Energy Minister. Based on the evaluation of Technical Committee of the exhibition, exposition booth of FARAB Company was selected as one of the two “Exemplary Exposition Booths” among contracting companies and a plaque of honor and an achievement trophy was awarded to the representative of the company.
In this edition of the exhibition, companies from the following countries attend the exhibition: China, South Korea, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Austria, India, Finland, Spain, Canada, England, France, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Slovenia and Macedonia.
“Gotvand Oliya” Hydro PowerPlant Selected as Exemplary in Country in Terms of Performance
In the 14th Senior Managers Seminar of Water and Power Industry, “Gotvand Oliya” Hydro powerplant was introduced as the “Top and Exemplary Hydroelectricity Hydro powerplant” in the country in terms of performance.
Based on the Public Relations Dept. of FARAB Company, Gotvand Oliya Hydro powerplant was selected as exemplary and top hydroelectricity hydro powerplant in the country in terms of performance according to the evaluation of performance of hydroelectricity hydro powerplant in 1392 (ended March 20, 2014) and a plaque of honor and achievement trophy was awarded to the senior official of the company.
It should be noted that “Gotvand Hydro powerplant” is considered as the first hydro powerplant constructed by the company.
The 14th edition of Senior Managers’ Seminar of water and Power Industry was held at Niroo (Energy) Research Center on Oct. 25, 2014 in the presence of 1st Vice President Eng. Es’haq Jahangiri, Deputy President for Stragetic Supervision and Planning Dr. Mohammad Bagher Nobakht, Energy Minister Eng. Hamid Chitchian, and senior managers and directors of power and power industry of the country.
FARAB was became 2014 National Best Exporter
FARAB Company was nominated as a " National Best Exporter in the technical and engineering export services in the year of 2014" and appreciation statues and plaque was awarded to this company's Managing director with the presence of Vice President, Minister of Energy, Minister of Industry, Mine and Commerce and a group of officials,.
According to Farab's Co. public relations, National Export Conference with the slogan of "Non-Oil exports, driving the national economy" was held in Hall Summit On Sunday October 19th 2014.
Best Exporter for the fourth time
In this regard, engineer "M.Lotfi." Managing Director of FARAB Co. said that: FARAB was nominated and appreciated as "Best Exporter in technical and engineering services" in the years of 2010, 2011 and 2013. It is the fourth year that the FARAB achieve this honor.
Lotfi added: FARAB began operating as the main contractor for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of Hydro Power Plants in the country in 1991.
The company started the implementation of the first project in the field of Hydro Power Plants (Karun I with thousand MW Capacity) in 1992 and in 2001 attained the full independence in hydropower engineering and design from foreign contractors.
FARAB begun presence in the fields of oil, gas and petrochemical plants, thermal power plants abroad and rail ways projects since 2004.
FARAB's Managing director then said: After more than two decades of FARAB's activity, the company has designed, supplied, constructed, installed, commissioned of 47 turbines / generators with all accessories and equipment of power plants, both inside and outside of Iran, and now, as one of the successful power plant projects' contractors, enter into the implementation of international projects.
In countries he mentioned the Kenya, Tajikistan, Sri Lanka, Iraq and Armenia as successful examples of FARAB's presence in international markets and said: The most important company's constructed and under construction abroad projects can be pointed are Sangtuda 2 Dam and 220 MW Hydro Power Plant in Tajikistan, Tana 25 MW Hydropower Plant in Kenya, UMA OYA Dams, Water convey tunnels and 120 MW Hydro Power Plant in Sri Lanka and Al-Sadr 320 MW Gas Power Plant in Iraq.
The first Iranian Dam and Hydro Power Plant in Tajikistan got formally in operation with the video message of both countries presidents´
On Wednesday September 10th 2014, Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant as "the first Iranian Dam and Hydro Power Plant in Tajikistan Republic" was formally operated with the video message of the presidents of I.R.Iran and Tajikistan Republic, whom attended a video conference at the nation palace of Dushanbe city, capital of Tajikistan Republic, According to Farab's Co. public relations, Dr. Hassan Rouhani who had traveled to Tajikistan so as to attend the fourteenth meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, delivered the formal permission of operation of Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power plant which was constructed by of Iranian experts' knowledge and effort, in the video message. The president of I.R. Iran stated: The operation of this project is the outset of two countries cooperation in various economic fields. Rouhani said we hope to reach further mutual cooperation for future opportunities in various fields and especially in economical grounds. Emomalii Rahmon, the president of Tajikistan Republic said: it is an honor for me to initiate the formal operation of Sangtuda 2 Hydro Power plant at the capital of Tajikistan. He added that operation of this project is the symbol of both countries joint cooperation.
Sangtuda 2: Successful example technical and engineering export services of FARAB Engineer Mehran Lotfi, the managing director of FARAB who attended in this ceremony, explained that: due to the problems caused by the severe shortage of electricity in Tajikistan during winter, Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant is a reliable source of electricity supply in the country and hence this project will be evoked as a successful example of technical and engineering export services of Iranian experts. He further stated that the first unit of Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant was entered to into the power grid of the Republic of Tajikistan in December 31st 2011 and mentioned that the total electricity generated in the Power Plant was more than one and a half billion KWH so far. Furthermore Mr. Lotfi added that the hydroelectric energy production in the Republic of Tajikistan was increased by one thousand GWH through commissioning of Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant project. Lotfi then briefly referred to the history of the project, which based on a memorandum of understanding, signed in January 2005 by Ministers of Energy of I.R.Iran and Tajikistan Republic, the construction of Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant project, on B.O.T (Build, Operation and Transfer) basis and within a period of five years, was transferred to Iran. FARAB Company as the only Iranian company with experience and expertise in construction of large Hydro Power Plants, was then selected by Ministry of Electricity, as the trustee to establish Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant Project Company. He further added, the Council of Ministers of the I.R. Iran appointed the Export Development Bank of Iran as the operating bank for facilitating the requirements of the project, in which in March 2006, the project's construction ceremony was held with the presence of the Tajikistan's president and I.R. Iran's Minister of Energy. FARAB Managing Director concluded that, after 58 months of 24 hours intensive work of all the teams involved in this huge project, in December 2011 the power plant energy production took place and the first unit of Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant was entered into the power grid of the Republic of Tajikistan. Regarding the associated construction costs of this dam and power plant Lotfi said, the construction costs were supplied by the Export Development Bank of Iran on behalf of the Government of I.R. Iran, Government of Republic of Tajikistan and "Sangab" (the Project Company affiliated to FARAB Company). This report adds, Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power plant is located 180 km southeast of Dushanbe City, in Khalton Province. Sangtuda 2 Dam is an earth fill dam with clay core, 31 meters high with the crest length of 305 m and crest width of 12 m. This reservoir capacity of this dam is 66,500 MCM.The type of the Hydro Power plant is run-of-river, consisting of two units each 110 MW (totally 220 MW) which generates 1 GWh electricity annually.
Iranian Engineers perform the projects the best This report adds, during the visit of I.R. Iran's president with the Supreme Leader, after his five day trip to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, Dr. Rouhani reported the outcomes of this trip and pointed out every single meeting he had with the Iranian businessmen and traders, as well university professors in Kazakhstan. Having educed the bilateral talks with the President of Republic of Tajikistan, Dr. Hassan Rouhani mentioned that during this trip, Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power plant got in operation with the presence of the presidents of both countries. The President of I.R. Iran considered the operation of the 220 MW Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro power plant, which was entirely designed and constructed by Iranian expert's capacity, as an honor for the country and said, today, Iranian engineers are able to provide valuable services to the entire region, he further mentioned that all Tajik officials also believe that the Iranians engineers perform the projects the best compared with other countries. Dr. Rouhani added, the Turkmenistan's president also agrees that Iranian engineers are doing better in many areas than other countries. He concluded that it is an honor for the I.R. Iran being active in different arenas in the region.
Iran & Tajikistan Energy Ministers visit from Sangh-Toudeh 2 Dam and Power plant
The Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power Plant located in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan Rebuplic was the host of Engineer "Hamid Chitchian" Minister of Energy of I.R.Iran and Mr. "Usmanali Usmanov" Minister of Energy and Water Resources of Tajikistan Rebuplic.
According to Farab's Co. public relations, on Monday September 1st 2014, I.R.Iran's Minister of Energy and his Tajik peer, visited the final stages of 220 Mw Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power plant Project, which will formally get in to operation next week and with presence of presidents of both countries. Also in all stages the necessary information was presented by project's involved team.
Iranian delegates attended this event comprised of a group of I.R.Iran Ministry of Energy's consultants and managers and also Iranian parliament head of the Water, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
This report adds: Operation of first phase of Sangtuda 2 Hydro Power Plant with the capacity of 110 Mw took place in September 2011 simultaneously with the twentieth anniversary of Tajikistan's Independence Day and attendance of two countries presidents. The second phase of this project will formally get to operation on Wednesday 10st of September 2014 with the presence of senior officials of the two countries.
Sangtuda 2 Dam and Hydro Power plant is located in 180 km southeast of the Dushanbe city, Khalton province. Sangtuda 2 Dam is an earth fill dam with clay core, with the crest length of 305 m and crest width of 12 m. This dam with the reservoir capacity of 66,500 MCM is 31 meters high.
The type of the Sangtuda 2 Hydro Power plant is run-of-river, consisting of two units each 110 Mw (totally 220 Mw) which annually generates 1 GWh electricity.
Honorable vice president visited the Farab´s Water and Energy projects in Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces
The vice president during the travel to Kermanshah province visited the Azad Dam and power plant and related tunnel of water transfer system projects in Kurdistan province and Daryan Dam and power plant project in Kermanshah province. According to Farab's Co. public relation report, Seymareh 480 MW power plant is located in 125 km of the Ilam town.
According to Farab's Co. public relation, Dr. "Eshagh Jahangiri" who accompanied with ministers of energy and agriculture, head of board of national development fund, Kermanshah and Kurdistan governors, deputy Minister of energy and water Affairs, during the visitation of projects on 4 August 2014 Monday morning, was putted in to the picture of physical progress, difficulty and obstacles and requirement financial budget for completion of mentioned projects by project managers.
This report added that, vice president stated that the aim to travel to Kermanshah province was visitation of west part of country's major projects in the field of water and soil and told that in this trip some dams which are in the final step of construction were visited and we thought that all activities which are under construction in the field of water and soil in Kermanshah and Kurdistan provinces could be the starter of serious changing in agriculture section and development of this tow province.
Jahangiri added that fortunately for financial financing the country's water projects several solutions were predicted by the government in order to construction the projects with more spped and commissioned on time.
Vice president added that based on these predictions the water requirement of Sanandaj and villages in Kurdistan province and also vast plains in Kermansha province will be supplied by these projects.
Jahangiri enumerated that water is one of the major issues in country and told that government has the serious programs for water and soil projects and try to operating the water increasing productivity in the field of agriculture and also the executive projects such as dam construction and irrigation networks with more speed.
Tajikistan Republic‘s Honorable Minister of Energy & Industry visit from the 220 MW Sangh-Toudeh 2 Dam and Power plant.
The honorable Minister of Energy & Industry of Tajikistan Republic visited Sangh-Toudeh 2 Dam and Power plant on 22 July 2014. According to Farabˈs Co. public relation, with the investigation of projectˈs overall status the projectˈs progress was got from projectˈs involved team by "Gul Sherali" Honorable Minister of energy & Industry. The contractor of the 220 MW Sangh-Toudeh 2 Dam and Power plant project is Farab Co.
Honorable Minister of Energy visited the Shahriar Dam
The Minister of Energy visited the Shahriar Dam project in East Azarbaijan. According to Farabˈs Co. public relation report, Engineer " Hamid Chitchian" Minister of energy in four day travel to East Azarbaijan accompanied with his deputies and top managers visited the under construction water and power projects in this province and closely putted in to the picture of projects execution procedure. Shahriar Dam which is located in 39 km northeast of the Mianeh town, East Azarbaijan province was constructed across the Ghezel Ozan river. "Farab – Tablieh" consortium is contractor of damˈs hydro mechanical equipment and diversion tunnel. This visit was done on 21 July 2014.
Honorable Minister of Energy visited the Seymareh Project
The Minister of Energy visited the Seymareh project during the travel to Ilam Province. According to Farabˈs Co. public relation report, Seymareh 480 MW power plant is located in 125 km of the Ilam town. On the beside of the visit, Engineer "Hamid Chitchian" Minister of energy told reporters, notwithstanding that seymareh Dam was constructed two years ago, enough water was not accumulated for power plant activity yet. He stated that If sufficient water in the dam accumulates due to appropriate rainfall, the power plant will activate. He added that necessary investigations were done in this regard and so based on water resources damˈs power plant will be activated in the future. 180 meter double curvature concrete arch Seymareh Dam is highest dam in Ilam province which has power plant with three 160Mw units and 850 Gwh annual production capacities. Seymareh dam which is located in border of Ilam and Lorestan provinces, 40 km northwest of the Dareh-shar town was constructed on the Seymareh river. This visit was done on 20 July 2014.
Participation of Farab Co. in 19th International Oil, Gas, Refining, Petrochemical Exhibition
The Exhibition “19th International Oil, Gas, Refining, Petrochemical Exhibition- (Iran oil show 2014)” took place between the 06.05.2014 and 10.05.2014 in Tehran and Farab Co. was also presented in this International Exhibition.
Trading of Shirkooh Yazd combined cycle power plant steam unit
The commercial operation certificate of Shirkooh Yazd combined cycle power plant steam unit, as a first unit in private sector, has been notified to FARAB by TAVANIR Co. (Affiliated to Ministry of Energy) on 26/04/2014.
Participation of Farab Co in Fifth International Hydro Asia 2014 Conference and Exhibition
Farab participated in Fifth Hydro Asia 2014 which was held from 11th to 13th March 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Well-known companies such as Andritz, Voith, EDF, Dong Fang Electric Corporation (DEC), SMEC, Poyry, etc took part in this exhibition. A lot of visitors including representatives from Sri Lanka ministry of power and irrigation, and also manufacturers of power plant equipment, consultants, and contractors visited Farab’s booth.
FARAB Appreciated as one of the superior companies in the field of Technical – Engineering
During a ceremony on the 24th Feb. 2014 (National Engineering Day) in Tehran Milad Tower Conference Center was held and attended by eleventh cabinet economic ministers, head of parliament and a number of parliament representatives, FARAB appreciated as one of the superior companies in IRAN in the field of technical – Engineering.
Farab Company´s participation to the 8th Sharif Mechanical Industrial Festival (17th Feb. of 2014)
Farab Company participated in the 8th Sharif Mechanical Industrial Festival which was held from 17th to 19th Feb. 2014 in Sharif University of Tech.
Synchronization of the Steam unit of Shirkooh Yazd Combine Cycle Power Plant project to National Power Grid
The steam unit of Shirkooh Yazd Combine Cycle Power Plant with 160 Mw capacity was successfully commissioned and was ready to synchronization and connection to National Power Grid on 16th Feb. 2014.
Awarding Design and construction of End Tunnel of Water Transfer System of Azad Dam Contract
The Contract for Design and construction of end tunnel of water transfer system of Azad Dam to Qorveh-Dehgolan field was advised to Farab on 13 December 2013 by the esteemed Client.
Participation of Farab in the 2th Investment opportunities Conference and Exhibition on IRANˈs Mining and Mining Industries
Farab was present in the 2th Investment opportunities Conference and Exhibition on IRANˈs Mining and Mining Industries held from 10 to 12 Dec 2013 in Imam Khomaini Mosalla in Tehran.
The Successful Pump Test of the Forth Unit of Siah Bisheh Pumped Storage HPP
The forth unit of Siah Bisheh power plant was commissioned successfully on pump mode on 7 December 2013.
Farab’s Participation in Iran’s 13th International Electricity Exhibition
Farab was present in Iran’s 13th International Electricity Exhibition held from 6 to 9 Nov 2013 in Tehran’s Permanent Centre for International Exhibitions. The Honorable Minister of Energy, the Managing Director of Tavanir, the deputies and senior managers of the Ministry of Energy, the generating and distributing companies, regional electricity companies, and the managers and experts of their affiliated companies took part in this conference and the side exhibition.
The Successful Pump Test of the First Unit of Siah Bisheh Pumped Storage HPP
The first unit of Siah Bisheh power plant was commissioned successfully on pump and back to back mode on 3 Nov 2013.
Participation of Farab in the 15th International Conference and 8th Specialized Exhibition for Railway Transportation
Farab was present in the Specialized Exhibition for Railway Transportation held from 20 to 21 Oct 2013 in Razi Conference Centre in Tehran.
Farab’s participation in Smart Grid and Smart Metering Systems
Farab Company took active part in Smart Grid and Smart Metering Systems Exhibition, which is held annually in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, for the second successive year from 15 to 17 Oct 2013. Well-known and big companies in the world introduce and present their latest technical and technological achievements in smart metering, smart grids, and also smart location in this exhibition. In this important event, renowned companies such as Siemens, ABB, Toshiba, Schneider, IBM, Itron, Landis+Gyr, Powel, etc were present.
Participation of Farab Co in International Hydro 2013 Exhibition
Farab participated in Hydro 2013 held from 7 to 9 Oct 2013 in Innsbruck, Austria for the 8th successive year. This international event hosted more than 1500 people from 86 countries. Well-known companies such as Alstom, Andritz, ABB, Voith, Indar, Mavel, Koncar, Litostroj, Tyazhmash, Stucky, EDF, etc took part in this exhibition. A lot of visitors including representatives from KenGen, and Sarawak Hidro, as the clients of Farab’s projects abroad, and also manufacturers of power plant equipment, consultants, and contractors visited Farab’s booth.
Farab Wins the Tender for Construction of the End Tunnel of Water Conveyance System from Azad Dam
Farab-Nimrokh Consortium was announced as the winner of construction the end tunnel of water conveyance system from Azad dam Project in the opening of financial envelopes ceremony for the tender on 5 Oct 2013.
Awarding and Signing of the Contract for Construction of Azad Pumped Storage Power Plant Project
COAG-Farab-Stratus Consortium’s bid for financing and construction of Azad Pumped Storage Power Plant Project has been accepted by the Client, Iran Water and Power Development Company, and the related contract has been signed and advised and the activities related to the contract have started. Azad Pumped Storage Power Plant has three 170 MW units in the total capacity of 510 MW.
Commissioning of the Second Unit of Sangtudeh 2 HPP in Tajikistan
The second unit of Sangtoudeh 2 hydro power plant was commissioned, thus the construction of this project in Tajikistan was successfully completed.
Participation of Farab Co in the Technical Conference and Exhibition of Kenya Innovation and Optimization in Electricity Industry – 2013
In order to be present in the African market and introduce the company to the clients across the continent, Farab Company participated in the Technical Exhibition of Innovation and Optimization in Electricity Industry of Kenya. This exhibition was held from 4 to 6 Sep 2013 in Nairobi Park in the capital city of Kenya by Kenya Electricity Generating Company (Kengen) and companies like Hyundai, KEC, etc were present.
Awarding Sardasht HPP Project Contract
The Contract for construction of Sardasht Hydro Power Plant Project was advised to Farab on 25 Aug 2013 by the esteemed Client. This Contract includes the construction of the power house and installation, and commissioning of three 50-MW units.
Success in Reissuing Management Integrated Systems Certificates and HSE Audits
Farab Company was audited for reissuing the certificates on 12, 13, and 14 Aug 2013 based on ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 014001: 2004, OHSAS 18001: 2007, and NIOC’s HSE-MS procedure standards by TUV NORD Joint Venture Company and succeeded in re-obtaining the mentioned certificates (MIS).
Final Acceptance of the First and Second Units of Karun 4 HPP
After the successful expiration of the Defects Liability Period for the first and second units of the 1000-MW Karun 4 Hydro Power Plant, the esteemed Client signed the Final Acceptance Certificate and the related notice was advised to Farab on 5 Aug 2013.
Designing and Manufacturing of Azad HPP Project’s Governors
The visual and functional tests on Azad Hydro Power Plant Project’s governors, designed and manufactured by the Farab-Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Sharif Industrial University Consortium, were successfully passed.
Delivering of the Final Sample Equipment of Faham Project to the Client
The final sample equipment and the simulator panel of Faham Project were delivered to the esteemed Client of the Project, Iran Energy Optimization Organization, and Energy Research Centre on 3 Sep 2013 and the functional tests were successfully passed.
The attainment of the Second Group of Farab’s Personnel in Getting PMP Certificate
The second team of Farab Group succeeded in getting the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate from the American Project Management Institute (PMI). 7 of Farab’s colleagues, 6 of Nardis’s colleagues and 2 of Tuba’s colleagues attained such achievement.
Holding the ceremony 92 - Farab Co.
The ceremony to commemorate the operation of Sangtoudeh 2 (Tajikistan), Siah Bisheh, Upper Gotvand, and Kindaruma (Kenya) hydro power plants, Shir Kooh Yazdi combined cycle power plant, and localization of designing turbines by Farab and Tuba companies was held on Wednesday 3 July 2013 in Roudaki Art and Cultural Foundation (Vahdat hall).
Farab’s Participation in the International Conference for Sewage Safe Utilization
Farab participated in the side exhibition to the International Conference for Sewage Safe Utilization held from 26 to 28 June 2013 in Sharif University. The representatives of 25 countries and various international organizations attended the conference.
Participation of Farab in the 16th Africa Transport & Infrastructure 2013 Exhibition
In line with its goal in being present in the African market and introducing itself to the various clients across the continent, Farab Company, for the first time, participated in The Africa Transport and Infrastructure 2013 Exhibition held from 25 to 27 June 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Farab Co Won Sardasht and HEPP Tender
On 23 June 2013, Farab Company was announced as the winner of Sardasht dam’s hydro-electric power plant project by the client.
Achievement in the Second Stage of the 4th National Optimization Festival
Farab Company attained appreciation award based on scientific panel and jury’s verdict in the Second Stage of the 4th National Optimization Festival held on 22 May 2013 in IRIB’s conference centre.
Pictorial Report from Power Gen India 2013 Exhibition
Farab Company participated in Power Gen India 2013 for the second time held from 6 to 8 May in Mumbai, India.
Synchronization of the first unit of 1000 MW pump-storage Siah Bisheh HEPP
On 6 May 2013, the first unit of Siah Bisheh pump-storage power plant with the capacity of 1000 MW was commissioned and made ready to be synchronized and connected to the national grid.
Inauguration of Upper Gotvand Power Plant by the Honorable President, Dr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Upper Gotvand hydro power plant was inaugurated on 22 Apr 2013 in presence of the Honorable President and Minister of Energy. The 2000 MW Upper Gotvand power plant has eight 250 MW units with the ability to generate 4550 Gwh of energy annually. Upper Gotvand hydro power plant is located in Khozestan province 25 km of Shoshtar from the north near Gotvand town.
Successful Testing of AMI System for Hormoz Island Smart Grid
On 13 April 2013, the smart metres, in coordination with the client (Iran Energy Optimization Organization), were commissioned in the pilot plan for the Smart Grid in Hormoz island, and were read from Farab’s headquarters in Tehran and the controlling commands were successfully executed.
Attaining an achievement in the first stage of the fourth national productivity fair
Farab Company ranked first in the first stage of the fourth national productivity fair in technical and engineering services in two sections and was awarded the letter of appreciation. The mentioned two sections are:
1) Side section: that contains the net profit margin and per capita sale criteria.
2) The total score of the first stage: that includes the total scores of the main and the side sections.
Presence of Farab Company in the 7th Exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Turkmenistan
The 7th Exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Turkmenistan was held from 27 Feb 2013 till 1 Mar 2013 in Eshgh Abad with collaboration of the Iranian Embassy and participation of around 90 Iranian companies. The high ranking officials from Iran and Turkmenistan visited Farab’s stall.
Inauguration of Shirkoh Combined Cycle Power Plant by the Honorable President, Dr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Shirkoh Combined Cycle Power Plant was inaugurated on 16 Feb 2013 in presence of the Honorable President and Minister of Energy. This power plant with the capacity of around 500 MW, is Farab’s first power plant on Build, Own, Operate (BOO) basis. Its two gas units have been commissioned and the steam unit of this power plant is scheduled to finish by 1392.
Synchronization of the Last Unit of Upper Gotvand Power Plant
On 30 Jan 2013, the last unit of Upper Gotvand hydro power plant with the capacity of 250 MW was commissioned and made ready to be synchronized and connected to the national grid.
Commissioning of the 2nd Unit of Shirkoh-Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant
On 1 Feb 2013, the 2nd Unit of Shirkoh-Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant with the capacity of 250 MW was commissioned and made ready to be synchronized and connected to the national grid.
Participation of Farab Company in the 8th International Water Industry and Water and Wastewater Facilities Exhibition
Farab Company participated in the International Water Industry and Water and Wastewater Facilities Exhibition held from 28 Dec 2012 to 31 Dec 2012 in the permanent place for Tehran international exhibitions. The Honorable Minister of Energy, the deputies, and senior managers of the Ministry of Energy, managers and experts of various companies in the field of water and water and wastewater facilities visited Farab’s stall.
The Commencement of Construction of Megri Dam and Hydro Power Plant
The Construction of Megri Dam and Hydro Power Plant was commenced on Thu 8 Nov 2012 in presence of the Minister of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the President and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia. This power plant will be constructed in Megri area inside Armenia on the Aras border river. The annual energy generated from Megri power plant will be around 800 million kilowatt hour.
Commissioning of Unit 2 of Shirkouh Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant
On 8 Nov 2012, the second unit of Shirkouh Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant with the capacity of 160 MW was commissioned and made ready to synchronize with and connection to the national grid. Shirkouh Yazd Combined Cycle Power Plant with the approximate capacity of 500 MW is the first power plant of Farab on BOO scheme. 2 gas units of this power plant have already been commissioned and by 1392 the steam unit will have also been commissioned and the combined cycle block and the whole project will have been completed.
Participation of Farab Co in Hydro 2012 Exhibition and Conference
The reputable, international and specialized Hydro 2012 Exhibition and Conference with the motto: “Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges” with participation of more than 1400 people from 84 countries was held from 29 to 31 Oct 2012 in Bilbao, Spain. Farab Co, together with the well-known companies of Alstom, Voith, ABB, Andritz Hydro, Koncar, Kunz, Iberdrola, Indar, Ingeream, as one of the main sponsors took active part in this exhibition.
Participation of Farab Co in the 14th Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Systems Fair
The 14th Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Systems Fair was held from 9 to 11 Oct 2012 in Holland. Farab Co took part in this fair as the first company from Iran. More than 300 reputable companies offered their latest products and achievements in the fields of systems, meters, and intelligent networks in the fair. Parallel to the fair, several workshops and seminars on the innovations in this industry were held. More than 6700 specialists from universities and companies of different countries visited the fair which marked 54% increase compared to the number of visitors last year.
End of Guarantee Period, the Fourth Power Unit of Karun 4
On 25 August 2012, the guarantee period of the fourth power unit of Karun 4 ended.
The warranty period for all four units ended in due course and without any increasing period of even one day and in accordance with the schedule ended.
Honorable Ambassador of Sri Lanka and Iran president visit the Uma Oya Multipurpose Project
On 7 August 2012, the president of Sri Lanka, along with a number of cabinet ministers and members of Parliament attended the project site and were welcomed and respected by the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran and project management and presenting a report of overall status of the project, they visited the progress of the project accompanied by the Board.
FARAB winning bid for 500 MW combined cycle power plant of National Iranian Copper Industries
On 5 August 2012, the technical and financial proposals of participants for the tender of constructing a 500 MW combined cycle power plant of National Iranian Copper Industries got opened. Farab’s proposals rated the highest technical proposal and the lowest financial proposal among the six consortiums of bidders.
EPC project site is in Kerman, Sirjan zone and its approximate value is equal to 6,135,000,000,000 rials.
Tajikistan Republic‘s Honorable Ministry of Energy and Industries visit from Farab Company.
The honorable Minister of Tajikistan Republic’ Energy and Industries visited Farab company at 18:00 hrs, Saturday 27.05.2012. The current status of Sangh-Toudeh 2 , cooperation development of Farab company in country Tajikistan was examined in this visit.
Synchronization of the First Ghotvand-Olia Power Plant Unit with wide Nation Wide Power Network
The enforcer of Ghotvand-Olia plan announced the Joining the first 1000 Mega watt power plant of Ghotvand-Olia to nation wide power network on Saturday 05-05-2012. Khosro Hematpour added: this 250 Mega Watt unit after successful performance of all related tests joined to nation wide power network. He pointed out: the panning has performed in a way so that another three units will be entered to nation wide power network at the end summer. The 1000 Mega Watt Ghotvand-Olia power plan consists of four 250 Mega Watt units which has the capability to generate 4500 Giga Watt-Hour energy. The waterpower installations of Ghotvand-Olia in Khuzestan province and close to townships of Ghotvand and Shoushtar have built on Karoon River.
Presence of Farab in International Exhibition & Conference Hydro Vision India 2012
The Farab Company was present in International Exhibition & Conference Hydro Vision India 2012 which was held 19-21 April 2012 in country India.
More than 10,000 individuals visited this exhibition which was held in New Delhi in the field of thermal power plants, waterpower installation and new energy. Many various companies such as representatives of BHEL, DOOSAN, FLOVEL, LITOSTROJ, VAPHYDRO, TECHNOPROMXPORT, BOOM System, and Global Hydro visited to Farab’s booth and made some negotiations with Farab Co. in regard to creation or collaboration development.
Equipment Provision Contract Conclusion of Mashhad’ Two Lines Fleet Section of Urban Trains
The contract of Mashhad’ Line Fleet Section of Two lines Urban Train concluded on 12.03.2012 at Mashhad’ Aban Hotel between Farab company (Provider of Mashhad’ main line contractor of two lines urban train and Tehran’ Wagon manufacturing company for making 100 wagons system . Based on this contract agreed that the wagon manufacturing company who jointly corporate with CNR company of china to build 100 wagon of Mashhad two lines urban train in 3 years time frame.
The value of this contract has set forth for 2000 billion Rials. According to the plan up to year 2025, approximately 990 km have forecasted for development of country’ urban train rail lines; 170km was built so far and 230 km is under implementation.
Presence of Farab in the 7th International Project Management Conference.
Farab Company was present in seventh International Project Management Conference which was held in hall of international gathering in Tehran’ Milad Tower on 04th & 05th of January 2012.
In this conference which considered as biggest gathering of people involved in country’ project management, 119 individuals were present as speaker, presenter of article & experience and panel member. Also for the purpose of using experiences of other organizations and familiarity with latest theories Farab’s colleague were participated in this conference. On behalf of Farab Co., Engineer Hoshyar who is the Managing Director Deputy of planning and systems Development Department presented his speech under title of “Process Execution of Investment Projects in Farab Company.
During the speech, while giving a summarized introduction of Farab Company, he briefly described BOO & BOT projects and reasons for the move of this company toward implementation of this type of projects, management method and their executions which is the result of many years of effort in this regard. Also, in this conference, Engineer Mobtadi presented an article under title of “Software Analysis of Project’ Gone Efficiency” as well. In this exhibition in a space equivalent to 12m2, The booth of Farab co. specifically introduced big plans such as Ghotvand-e-Olia, Seymereh, Karoon 4 as well as other plans under execution such as; dam and Sangh-Toudeh 2 in country Tajikistan, Siyah Bisheh, Bakhtiari and etc.
The First Power Plan Unit “Sangh-Todeh 2” Joined to Tajikistan Nation Wide Power Network.
The plan Enforcer of Sangh-Todeh 2 project made an announcement on Monday 31-12-2011 in regard to the first connection of 220 Mega Watt Sangh-Toudeh’ Power Plant unit to Tajikistan nation wide power network. Mr. Reza Faranoush added: After completion of related tests, this 100 Mega Watt unit successfully joined to Tajikistan nation wide power network.
He pointed out: The planning has performed in a way that another unit of this power plant to be added into Tajikistan nation wide power network until the end of current year.
The 220 Mega Watt Sangh-Toudeh unit Power Plant includes two 110 Mega Watt units which has the capability to generate 994 Giga Watt –hour energy. The waterpower installation of Sangh-Toudeh has built in province of Khetlan and close to village of Ghazal on Vakhsh’ river.
Success of Farab Co. in Tender of Smart Metering Plan
In the country’ first tender of Smart Metering, the Farab Co succeeded to win in the provinces of Zanjan and Bushehr.
As a result of this success, the Farab Co. have known as leading company in the field of Smart Metering projects.
These types of contours have many advantages which one of them is elimination of human errors during on site reading of contour. With installation of intelligent contours, no longer there would be any need to be present on site for reading contour and in this way human related errors are eliminated completely. It’s worth mentioning that more than 95% errors on the bills are related to human errors which in Smart Metering eliminates it forever.
Other benefit of Smart Metering is the elimination of papery bill of electric. So the papery bill will be eliminated after installation of the Smart Metering and afterward, the electric bill is sent electronically to the customer via installed display in houses or via short messages to the customer’s mobile phone.
The Last Rotor of Upper Gotvand Power Plant was Installed
The last rotor of phase 1 of 2000 Mega Watt Gotvand Olia power plant with and weight equivalent to 500 tons successfully installed.
The Gotvand Olia power plant is of ground installed type and consists of eight 250 Mega Watt unit (including; 4 for phase one and 4 for development phase) which with capacity of 2000 mega watt has the ability to generate 4,550 Giga Watt-Hour hydroelectric energy.
Currently, two units of Gotvand Olia Power plant is ready for operation and with installation implementation of last unit is forecasted that the first phase plan of this power plant will be completely readied for operation at the end of current year. Exploitation of this power plant, in addition to guaranteeing the security of country’ eclectic network, it will make worthy contribution in controlling frequency and stability of Trans-Network.
The equipment of power plant have weight equivalent to 9,000 tons which consists of Turbines, Generators, Butterfly Valves, Velocity Governors, Transformers and Cranes.
Participation of Farab Co. in the Lateral Exhibition- 26th International Conference of Electric
In this three days conference which were held with support of eighty(80) internal universities and research centers in the electric industry as well as thirty (30) external universities and research institutions and 130 associations, the researchers and specialists presented their papers in 19 related subject matters to the conference.
One of the goals of this conference was to supply some grounds for those who are active in electric industry as well as educational & research institutions so that they could be able to introduce their latest achievement. The holding of the conference with presence of more than ten internal & external active companies in the field of electric industry were some of the side activities of this international conference.
Farab co. had an expanded & multilateral presence, favored by participants in the first hours of exhibition and was the host of visitors, experts and participating companies at the conference.
The Presence of Farab. Co in the 11th International Exhibition of Iran’ Electric Industry.
The biggest exhibition of Middle East Electric Industry were held by setting goals of transferring new technology in electric industry, establishing more interaction between government and private sector, development of electric industry export and sound competition among active companies in electric industry with presence of 532 companies consists of 260 internal and 72 eternal companies.
With multilateral presence of Farab Co. in this exhibition, the invited guests and speakers of exhibition acquainted with Farab. Co and its Place in generation of Iran’ electric and were updated with company’ projects.
Participation of Farab Co. in the Conference & Exhibition of Hydro 2011
The annual conference & exhibition of Hydro 2011 were held from Oct-17 to Oct-19-2011 with presence of more than 1600 participants from 73 various countries and more than 300 international companies in the city of Prague - Republic of Czech.
Also, the Farab Company based on its goals toward its presence in the international markets and as the only Iranian company in the exhibition had an active contribution in the conference by presenting specialty article in the ground of its experiences in Hydraulic Power Plant.
The aforesaid article presented in the section of Hydraulic Machinery and with title of “ Examination of Cavitations Phenomena and Repair Approach in Slide Tail Gate of water on Power Plant” which with respect to being relevant to the study favored by academic experts & designer.
Farab’ booth with respect to Hydroelectric plans in Iran, favored by participants in the first hours of exhibition and was the host of visitors, experts and participating companies at the conference.
Honoring Farab Company as the Country’s Model Exporter in 2011
According to Farab’ public relation repot dated 22/10/2011 and on the occasion of “ Exports Day” , The ceremonies of 14th round of introducing country’ model exporter were held with the presence of honorable vice-president of Islamic Republic of Iran his Excellency Dr. Rahimi at the Conventions Hall, the Permanent location of Tehran’ International Exhibitions.
In this ceremony the Farab Co. praised for Country’ Model Exporter for the year 2011.
Presence of Farab Co. in the First International Conference for Introduction of Commercial Opportunities and Huge Projects of the Country Kenya.
The Farab Co. as one of the few companies in exporting Technical & Engineering Services to the country Kenya attended to the 1st International Conference for introduction of Commercial Opportunities and Huge Projects of the country Kenya and its side exhibit which held at IRIB Int´l. Conference Center (IICC) on 1 and 2 of October.
In the side exhibit of conference, the booth of Farab Co. was acceptor of responsible authorities and Iranian visitors, Ambassador of Kenya in Iran & Deputy of Kenyan’ Ministries and accompanying Councils.
Holding the 1st International Conference of Dam & Hydraulic Power Plant in the winter of 2011.
The 1st International Conference and 3rd National Dam & Hydraulic Power plant will be held this year at IRIB Int´l. Conference Center (IICC) during 08 and 09 of February.
According to report of public relation of Dam & Hydraulic Power Plant Conference; Eng.“Sayid-Reza Reza Zadeh” who is the managing director of Development of Water & Power Resources Company and head of Dam & Hydraulic Power Plant Conference stated the topics of this conference as: Works of Developmental, Electrical Equipment, Mechanical Equipment, Structure Technology & Construction Materials, Geotechnical & Earthquake Aspects, HSSE, Environmental Aspects, River Engineering & Hydraulic Construct, Small, Medium, Large Power Plant, Flows, Reserve Pump, Sustainability & Integrated Management of Water Resources, Rebuilding, Exploitation & Maintenance of Dams, Electricity Transmission Network, Project Management, Risk & Safety Analysis, Legal, Social & Economic’ Subjects, Decision Maker Systems, Securing Financial, Method of Outsourcing & Private Sector’ Partnership, Surveillance & Precise Instruments and other related subjects.
In other part of his speech, he addressed the conference scheduling and stated that: Based on Deadline of sending articles and time of announcing the results of arbitration have been determined as 31, Oct and 01 of Dec., respectively. Eng. Reza Zadeh also stated that: Workshops of this conference will be held on 06 and 07 of Feb., scientific meetings on 08 and 09 of February, and scientific visits on 10 and 12 Feb. This responsible person with forecasting for holding of 30 workshops consists of 15 international workshops and 15 internal workshops in this conference assured that: The internet site http://www.icdhp.com is operational with dynamic design and provides a good communication for the addressees.
Visit of the first circulation operation of the first unit of the power plant by the Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Tajikistan
Today morning, "Mahmoud Ahmadinejad" and "Imam Ali Rahman", the Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Tajikistan, respectively, accompanied with the top boards of both countries, attended the site of "Sangtoodeh 2" Power Plant in Vakhsh Region, located 120 km southern to Dushanbe, in pilot inauguration of the first phase of this power plant.
President of Iran pointed out that Iranian companies and experts constructed Sangtoodeh 2 Power Plant from the depth of about 40 m in Vakhsh River by using the most modern technical equipment, and this experience would be used for realization of the project of "Eini" Power Plant on "Zarafshan" River in north of Tajikistan.
Ahmadinejad stressed: such power plants as Sangtoodeh 2 and Eini that are constructed through contribution of Iran in Tajikistan do not reserve a lot of water behind their dam lake and their only application is power generation, so there will be no problem in supplying the water required for various agricultural and industrial sectors in the region.
Sangtoodeh 2 Power Plant is one of the joint projects of both countries in energy sector by investing more than USD 180 million by Iran and USD 40 million by Tajikistan, which is executed by Iranian companies and experts, being in final phases of installation of equipment.
Based on the planning, after full operation of the first and second phases of this power plant, 220 MW power generated by this important project will enter Power Distribution System of Tajikistan.
Presence of Farab in the 7th International Water and Wastewater Industry Exhibition of 2011
In the 7th International Water and Wastewater Industry Exhibition, held from 5th to 8th of September in Permanent Tehran International Fair, Farab was honored with Top Contractors Plaque of Appreciation and Statue.
In this exhibition, 230 domestic companies and 30 foreign companies from Germany, China, the Netherlands, Denmark, United States, Turkey, Syria and United Arab Emirates participated. Previously, Water Exhibition was held biennially, but it will be held annually from this year.
Among the remarkable events was participation and active presence of Tuba and Notash companies in this exhibition and the senior officer and authorities of Ministry of Energy and the affiliated companies visited the stall of Farab and affiliated companies.
Generators of three units of Seimareh Dam Power Plant of Ilam were manufactured in HEPCO Company of Arak
The generator equipment of three units of Seimareh Dam 160 MW Power Plant was manufactured in Hepco Company of Arak. The equipment was manufactured as ordered by Tuba Company of Iran (manufacturer of hydroelectric turbines), currently achieving 85% physical progress. Price of the contract for manufacturing the equipment is Rls. 30 billion and duration of contract is two years. By manufacturing the generators for Seimareh Power Plant, USD 3 million was prevented from leaving the country.
Total weight of the generator equipment of Seimareh Power Plant, whose raw materials are mainly carbon steel, is 450 T. The equipment includes various fixed and movable mechanical parts, lifting and in-situ assembly tools and skeleton of metal structure (stator form).
Seimareh Hydroelectric Power Plant will be constructed between Pol Dokhtar and Dareh Shahr in the vicinity of Seimareh River.
Iranian and Tajik experts make the equipment of Sangtoodeh 2 Power Plant ready for operation
By nearing the date of official operation of the first phase of Sangtoodeh 2 Power Plant, Iranian and Tajik experts will test the equipment installed in this power plant in the late August in presence of the Presidents of Iran, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Now, all equipment and devices of the first turbine of the power plant is ready for operation and the power plant is to be operated on test basis before official operation by the Presidents of three Persian speaking countries.
The first turbine of the power plant has the capacity to generate 110 MW, which will supply the power required for Khatlon Province of Tajikistan.
The operations for construction of Sangtoodeh 2 Dam and 220 MW Power Plant was started by Farab Company, which established "Sangab" Joint Venture in Tajikistan, in February 2007 on "Vakhsh" River in Khatlon Province.
Being located 120 km southeastern to Dushanbe, Sangtoodeh 2 Power Plant will generate 930 million KWh per year.
Finalization of the contract for construction of "Eini" Big Hydroelectric Power Plant on Zarafshan River is among the objectives and plans of travel of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran to this country. In this journey, the document of construction of Eini Power Plant will also be executed in presence of the Presidents of both countries.
Currently, feasibility and study works of "Eini" Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant on Zarafshan River were started by the experts of "Farab" Company and all works of surveying the dam and its catchment area are almost completed.
Preliminary memorandum of understanding for construction of "Eini" Dam and Power Plant, which is to be constructed on Zarafshan River located 200 km northern to Dushanbe, was exchanged by and among Farab Company, Tajik Electricity Company and Ministry of Energy of Tajikistan in January 2010.
The participation of FARAB Co. at ‘the Conference and Exhibition on Railway and Related Industries (RINEX2011)’
FARAB participated in “The Conference and Exhibition on Railway and Related Industries (RINEX2011)” which held from 5 to 7 July 2011 in Olympic Hotel, Tehran.
In this exhibition the representatives of FARAB Co. had visits and targeted and positive negotiations with attendees and participants in relation with railway projects, such as senior managers of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, the authorities of R.T.I. (Rail Transport Industries Company), Behro, Tehran Urban Railway, Sepasad and Hara company, authorities of Ghom Municipality, authorities of Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI), importers of electric railway line machineries, manufacturers and contractors of train measuring system, etc. Moreover, some of the authorities and specialists of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, Tehran and Ghom Urban Railway Co., exploiting companies, banks and municipalities had visits to FARAB’s booth.