News and events

Precautionary Measures: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Date : 13-04-2020
  • ABC Group
  • Hospitality
As the worldwide pandemic continues to affect communities and businesses around the world, ABC Group has taken a firm stance from an early point, to ensure the health and well-being of staff, clients and partners are at the forefront of its operational strategy. This has meant working closely with ABC Groups medical partner/adviser- Medicorp Global, and in line with guidelines set out by the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure effective and stringent pre-cautionary measures are in place.

Across ABC Group, the different business divisions implemented the following measures, and will continue to do so until further notice:

  • All none-essential staff are currently working from home.
  • All essential staff working on-site are having daily temperature and health checks along with issuance of gloves, face masks and hand sanitisers. Staff displaying any form of illness or flu-like symptoms are to stay home.
  • All staff working on sites have had multiple training sessions surrounding COVID-19, hygiene and health & safety practices.
  • Essential local national staff are working on long rotational shifts, during which are staying on ABC staff sites which are heavily monitored and disinfected several times daily among other measures. During rotational change-over, new shift staff to quarantine for a minimum of 14 days before resuming duty.
  • ABC Group owned automotive workshops are operating on an emergency basis only and with minimum capacity manpower under strict HSE guidelines, with the aforementioned rotational structure and measures being closely followed.
  • Client owned, ABC run/operated workshops, operating at minimum capacity under strict HSE guidelines, with aforementioned rotational structure and measures being closely followed.
  • ABC transport and logistics service operating as usual with drivers having temperature checks, face masks, gloves and hand sanitisers as well as disinfection of driver clothing and vehicle carried out.
  • At life support and accommodation facilities, all incoming residents and staff to have temperature checks daily prior to entering camp, along with hands being sanitised, gloves and masks being provided, all clothing and packages are also being disinfected.
  • All new clients are to be checked by on-site doctor before being asked to quarantine for a minimum of 14 days.
  • Vehicles transporting clients are not to enter the accommodation ECP and must be parked at secured parking, clients to enter via secured pedestrian entrance. If for any reason the vehicle must enter the accommodation site, then it must be disinfected at the ECP before access being allowed.
  • All incoming goods and items are disinfected. High-risk items are also being held in a quarantine zone over-night before entering stores.
  • All site hygiene and housekeeping practices have doubled to normal circumstances.
  • Areas of group gatherings have been closed temporarily.
  • All clients have been encouraged of social distancing, with dining facilities no longer being self-serving, and tables that were previously seating 4-people are only seating 2-people (with the tables and seating being 1 meter apart).
  • Current and other measures are being reviewed daily as seen necessary by ABC Group Health and Safety management.
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ABC Group's Commercial Division seeing successful portfolio expansion in Catering & Hospitality services

  • Date : 08-05-2018
  • ABC Group
  • Hospitality
ABC’s Commercial Division has further grown its portfolio of international clientele. Having successfully launched the business-line in 2016, ABC has now mobilised its fifth long term bespoke catering and housekeeping contract in less than 2 years.

The key to its success has been the particular and rigorous selection procedure of quality trained staff, and implementation of ISO 9001, 14001, 22000 and OHSAS 18001 in all aspects of operations.

Services include but are not limited to:
  • Full on-site catering, with trained chefs, kitchen personnel, and catering supplies
  • Delivered ‘packed meal’ catering
  • On-site housekeeping
If you are interested to find out more about any of our comprehensive tailored services, feel free to contact us at

ABC's chain of Automotive Service facilities soon to expand into Baghdad

  • Date : 22-07-2017
  • ABC Group
  • Automotive Services
As one of the market leaders in Iraq’s automotive industry for over 10 years, ABC is set to be expanding into Baghdad.

The opening of this brand new purpose-built international standard facility will mean ABC now operates a number of workshops in Basra, Erbil, and Baghdad catering to thousands of vehicles and machinery on a monthly basis from some of the biggest international names in Iraq such as the United Nations, Lukoil, Petronas, British Petroleum (BP), G4S, Eriny’s, AEGIS, Control Risks Group to name a few.

For more information on taking advantage of our affordable world class automotive services and being part of our growing renown client base, please contact

Burjesia Business & Residence Centre: affordable life support accomodation, now bigger and better

  • Date : 22-06-2017
  • ABC Group
  • Security
After officially opening its doors in September 2016, Burjesia Business & Residence Centre (BBRC) has recently undergone ‘Phase 2’ of the planned expansion development.

The facility now houses fully serviced; Executive Rooms, Single Rooms, Double Rooms as well as a Business Centre, ready to cater to all your life support and business requirements.

What is offered at BBRC?

BBRC is intended to be a your business and residential oasis away from home, with everything you need offered within the complex:

  • Multi-layered security surveillance and static guards provided by an international licensed Private Security Company (Blue Hackle Middle East)
  • On-site 24/7 international poly-medical clinic (Medicorp Gulf) with internationally trained Doctors
  • Spacious room, office, and conference centre options with free high-speed internet throughout
  • Daily housekeeping and laundry services
  • Large dining facility with hotel trained chefs and tailored meal options
  • Entertainment room with table tennis, foosball, billiards, Playstation, board games, and BeIN satellite TV showing the latest movies and live sports
  • Fully equipped gymnasium with the high standard US imported equipment
  • French designed 12-mitre indoor temperature controlled lap pool
  • Outdoor Cinema
  • Traditional “Mudhif” lounge, built for those who want to experience local Basra bedouin traditions
  • Cafe
  • Mini-market
  • Barbershop
  • Based in the Zubair district of Basra, within close proximity to the airport and major oilfields
For enquiries and bookings contact us via email at or by calling +964 790 1914 775 (Arabic) & +964 780 9190 981 (English)

ABC becomes authorized John Deere Re-seller

  • Date : 18-04-2017
  • ABC Group
  • Security
In continued strides to deliver excellence, ABC’s Commercial Division has now added another impressive international brand under its belt.

ABC Group is now an authorized reseller of John Deere products in Iraq. John Deere is the world’s largest Agricultural machinery company in the world, and a market leader in the Construction machinery sector.

Clients will have full sales and after-sales access to the latest state-of-the-art Gators, Tractors, Mowers, John Deere Power System Engines / Drivetrains, spare-part and consumable supplies.

For more information please contact our sales team at

ABC Group is now ISO Certified

  • Date : 15-01-2017
  • ABC Group
  • Security
In a continued drive for excellence, ABC Group is now ISO 9001 audited and certified by the Joint Accreditation System of New Zealand and Australia (JAS-ANZ).

ISO 9001 has a primary focus on management systems to ensure high standards are achieved and maintained within the organization, focusing on delivering excellence to our valued clients.

ABC Group is now also undergoing extensive audits for ISO 14001, ISO 22000, and OHSAS 18001. These will cover and develop the organizations environmental management systems, food management systems, occupational health and safety management systems.

For more information on the ABC Group of Companies contact our Communications Department at

MediCorp Gulf Medical Clinic opens HQ Clinic in BBRC

  • Date : 20-10-2016
  • ABC Group
  • Security
ABC and MediCorp Gulf Medical Clinic (MMC) have come together to better serve companies operating in oilfields of Basra, providing full business and residence services backed with on-site medical care for all clients.

MMC is one of the most prestigious and dedicated private treatment and diagnostic facilities in the GCC. MMC has built a reputation on a passion for first class healthcare and for creating an environment that puts patients completely at ease.

MMC has moved its HQ Clinic to ABC’s Burjesia Business & Residence Centre (BBRC), located in the heart of the southern oilfields of Basra. MMC is happy to announce that it will provide fully fledged medical services from this HQ Clinic and will be open to the public as well as corporate clients.

Burjesia Business and Residential Centre (BBRC)

  • Date : 27-09-2016
  • ABC Group
  • Security
We are proud to announce the official opening of the Burjesia Business and Residential Centre (BBRC).

BBRC is a 10,000 square meter boutique hospitality complex, strategically based within Basra’s oil and gas hub, as well as short driving distance to Basra International Airport. To ensure the security of staff and guests, the premises is equipped with multi-layered security systems and on-site IOC audited and approved private security team. BBRC offers:

  • Spacious serviced en-suite rooms
  • Large catered dining facility with state of the art Italian kitchen equipment
  • Entertainment room equipped with table tennis, foosball, billiards table, lounge seating and large screen TV with sound system
  • Gym fully equipped with the highest standard US imported equipment
  • Swimming Pool- French designed, 12m indoor heated/cooled lap pool
  • Iraqi traditional style hut with seating, built for those who want to experience local traditions
  • High-speed internet throughout entire facility
  • Daily laundry services
Further expansions are planned to include a supermarket, barber shop and indoor/outdoor cafe.

This is truly a one stop facility built to cater to all companies working in remote areas seeking secured world class hospitality facility.

For enquiries and bookings contact us via email at or by calling +964 790 1914 775 (Arabic) & +964 780 9190 981 (English)

Burjesia Business & Residence Centre (BBRC) is planned to be announced

  • Date : 22-02-2015
  • ABC Group
  • Security
ABC is set to open a state of the art and modern business and residence centre for clients requiring comprehensive life support services including high standard accommodation, recreational facilities including a newly equipped gymnasium, welfare room with games, a new large dedicated kitchen and DFAC for clients, dedicated cafe area for clients and their guests, open sports court, office spaces and facilities for lease and last but not least an outdoor swimming pool.

BBRC will offer fully fledged services from airport pickup collection by a licensed and approved security company for clients to bring them to BBRC and accommodate them for the housing, office and more importantly their business needs to accomplish what they have come to Iraq for.

BBRC is designed to provide tailored made specific solutions for clients which require an inside track into doing business in Basra and in Iraq as a whole, with ABC’s footprint of offices and business network support spanning from the North of the country in Erbil & Sulimaniya in Kurdistan, Iraq to Basra the Southern edge of Iraq.
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Be it that you have a contract with an IOC or the Iraqi government, short or long term, we can provide you with the required support from security, transport, accommodation, office facilities, recreational facilities, and more.

BBRC’s phase 1 is set to open in the 3rd Quarter of 2015.”

For more information on the ABC Group of Companies contact our Communications Department at

ABC Communications launch digital radios for private & public sectors

  • Date : 24-09-2014
  • ABC Group
  • Communication
With an increase in the diminished use of older, aged analogue radios, newer more reliable and feature-rich digital radios are the way ahead.

With this in mind ABC Communications has been supplying the Iraqi market, both private and public sectors, with new more sophisticated digital radios replacing older, unreliable analogue radios, with new features including GPS capabilities, built-in encryption and much, much more.

To learn about what ABC Communications has in stock currently please contact our Communications Department at

ABC begins execution on West Qurna Phase 2 - (ISS) Integrated Security System Contract

  • Date : 28-03-2014
  • ABC Group
  • Security
ABC Communications & Security Division has been awarded and has signed a maintenance contract for West Qurna Phase 2’s oilfield operated by Lukoil Mid-East Ltd.

The contract is for the maintenance of LukOil’s Integrated Security System in West Qurna Phase 2, the contract has been signed and the execution of the multi-year project began on 1st October 2013.

For more information on the ABC Group of Companies contact our Communications Department at

Southern head quarters build 'breaks ground' in Basra

  • Date : 10-10-2010
  • ABC Group
  • Communication
After considerable planning-time, today the ABC Group ‘breaks ground’ and building has started on their Southern Head Quarters in Basra, Iraq. Further details to follow shortly.

For more information on the ABC Group of Companies contact our Communications Department at

ABC Group wins Communications Award

  • Date : 05-09-2011
  • ABC Group
  • Communication
ABC Communications has been awarded in partnership with SGI the AFRN (Advanced First Responders Network) Enhancement Project for Iraq Ministry of Interior in support of a nation wide communications system for the Iraqi security forces. Further details to follow shortly.

For more information on the ABC Group of Companies contact our Communications Department at

First fully-licensed Communications Company

  • Date : 15-07-2011
  • ABC Group
  • Communication
The ABC Group have become the first fully licensed communications company by CMC (Communications Media Commission) and the Iraqi MOI (Ministry of Interior) to operate Iraq-wide. Further details to follow shortly.

For more information on the ABC Group of Companies contact our Communications Department at