Base Operations

  • Baghdad Embassy Infrastructure Upgrade Project (BESF)

    The project consisted of both remedial and expansion construction work. Electrical work included connecting the Baghdad Embassy (BESF) camp to the existing New Embassy Compound (NEC) Medium Voltage Power Plant and then balancing the camps load distribution on two of the New Embassy Compound (NEC) MV feeders. This included removing one of two camp existing generators in each of the five zones and replacing them with a pad mounted transformer which connected to the site electrical distribution system.

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  • AFRICAP, Establishing SPLA Medical Services

    Arkel was responsible for constructing medical trainee housing and our employer’s camp. We provided operations & maintenance of the camp and four warehouses assessment of 15 existing medical facilities for the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) under the Africa Peacekeeping Program (AFRICAP).

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  • Camp Construction, Maintenance and First Responder Networks

    The Joint Area Support Group granted Arkel a large tract of land within Saddam Hussein’s former “Believer’s Palace” compound in the heart of Baghdad’s “Green Zone” for Arkel’s use to provide accommodations and subsequent camps for various multinationals doing prime-contract work in-country. Arkel performed a wide variety of services on all camps ranging from design/construction to ongoing life support and Operations and Maintenance. Housing and office facilities within the camps were from fairly simple living quarters to spacious “VIP” accommodations with verandas and outdoor space.

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  • Sudan Food Services


    Location: Sudan, Africa

    Sudan Food Services

    The contract was to supply food for 850 trainee prison officers for a 12 week period; this is a long term contract for 12 months. Initially, the contract was for 650 trainees, but within a few days the numbers had gone up to 800 then a few days later was again increased to 850. These items had to be delivered on a daily basis as no storage or refrigeration was available at the tented training grounds where they lived for 12 weeks.

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