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|Thursday, December 08, 2011|
Approximately $100 million is being invested in a partnership between Oregon State University and the Iraqi government to bring hundreds of engineers to Corvallis and possibly send Oregon contractors to work on major jobs in the Middle East.
The partnership, which has been in the works for three years, includes a fast-track plan to build as many as 11 green building research labs throughout Iraq, according to Scott Ashford, interim dean of OSU’s College of Engineering. The “Oregon Invest in Iraq” part of the program will focus on designing and constructing materials testing labs to green standards.
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