Modern Iraqi Company for Trading Agencies (MICTA) has completed a major project at the Al-Tanmiya Steel Factory in Basra in the south of the country. MICTA is the Iraqi distributor for Cummins Power Generation, and prime power for the project is provided by Cummins generator sets.
MICTA was responsible for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a 6 MW power station at the factory. Six C1400D 5O generator sets have been installed, together with LV switchgear, fuel system, transformers, power and control cables and a Switchgear Caravan with its own lighting and air-conditioning systems. The plant is scheduled to start operation in July 2011, and will have a processing capacity of 300,000 tonnes