Bursa’s Gemlik to be relocated due to ‘earthquake threat’

The district of Gemlik in the western province of Bursa on the coast of the Sea of Marmara will be relocated to a higher elevation, since it is currently located on a fault line that sits on an alluvial foundation, the government announced as part of a newly issued state of emergency decree released on Dec. 24.


Borusan Mannesmann wins tender in US worth $152 mln

Borusan Mannesman, which is the only U.S.-based pipeline operator with active production in Turkey, said it has won a $152 million tender for a 321-km-long pipeline project in Pennsylvania.

The company said by a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) the pipes for the U.S. project will be produced at facilities in the Turkish district of Gemlik.