STFA yöneticileri Milli Eğitim Bakanı’nı ziyaret etti

STFA executives met with the Minister of Education

A group of STFA executives paid a visit to Prof. Ziya Selçuk, the Minister of National Education for a meeting in his office, in which the STFA Group’s support to education in Turkish for the past 40 years with its foundations and schools were highlighted. The STFA representatives have also informed the Minister about some new features of Khan Academy, the free online learning platform localized into Turkish by the STFA Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications. The agenda of the meeting, which took place in Ankara, included strengthening the collaboration between Khan Academy Türkçe and the Ministry of National Education towards such areas as personalized education and academic support by digital resources in line with the 2023 Education Vision put forward by the Ministry of National Education, as well as engaging more students, teachers and schools into this non-profit education platform.  Launched in 2012 with the initiative of the STFA Group and being the first international partner of Khan Academy, which offers educational content in 41 languages today, Khan Academy Türkçe has so far given 120 million lessons and touched the lives of some 15 million people.

First Ship Is Docked At Coal Dock – Safi Port Project

The first ship has been docked at Coal Dock on the 22nd of February after receiving the substational completion certificate of New Safi Port Project (MASPP) at 23 February 2019.

It is learned that the ship carrying  49.000 tons of coal with 1600 tons/hour unloading capacity and material to the thermal power plant, will be used for testing the conveyor system of which the whole system will start to work as of April 2020 and coal will be brought by 80.000 capacity vessels.

Enr Ödül Töreni


Annually announced by the international construction industry magazine ENR ;
World Largest 250 International Contractor List” awards been presented on Wednesday 25th December at the event held by Turkish Contractors Association (TMB). STFA Construction Group was deemed worthy of an award within the scope of 2019 Overseas Activities.

Doha Gold Line Metro

DOHA Gold Line Metro

Doha Metro Gold Line Underground project that was started in 2014 has been completed and has opened to the Public on November 21, 2019 Within the scope of Gold Line Underground project, a tunnel of 22.841 kilometers of length has been constructed with an excavation diameter of 7,15 meters. 128.000 tunnel segments were used along the line.

During the construction of the tunnels 6 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) were used simultaneously.
2,5 million cubic meters of excavation was made for just 10 underground stations.

Oyak RoRo Port

For Yarımca RoRo Berth Control Works: ECAP

ECAP signed a new contract with OYAK Group and his Japan based partner Nippon Yusen Kaisha Line Group (NYK Group) to provide project management and supervision services for OYAK Ro-Ro Port, which will be implemented in Yarımca / İzmit.

ECAP’s services for this investment commenced in 2017 with various engineering studies for the terminal infrastructure and continued in 2018 with the design of multi-story car park with a covered area of 220,000m2.

Annual handling capacity of the investment upon completion is estimated as 780,000 vehicles per year. As per this newly signed agreement, ECAP will provide project management and supervision services during the construction stage through its expert team to be deployed in the project site supported by its head office personnel.

Sasa, Petrokimya Tesisinin tasarımı için ECAP’ı tercih etti

SASA trusted ECAP with Design for new Petrochemical Plant

ECAP, within April 2019, signed a contract towards the master planning services of a petrochemical port, investment of which is intended by SASA Polyester Sanayi A.Ş in Yumurtalık / Adana.

Scope of the Project covers; determination of port layout in line with the requirements of the envisaged petrochemical facilities and environmental conditions along with planning of the breakwaters, various berths, storage facilities, dredging & reclamation works, cooling water intake and discharge structures, including required numerical modelling studies.

Khan Academy TR Celebrates its 5th Anniversary!

Khan Academy TR Celebrates its 5th Anniversary!

The first international initiative of the world’s biggest free online educational platform Khan Academy, founded by the STFA Group, Khan Academy TR celebrates its 5th anniversary. Operating under the roof of the STFA foundation, the “Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications”, Khan Academy TR continues to grow as a movement of corporate social responsibility and volunteering , with the aim of providing equal opportunities for all in education.

Khan Academy TR lessons reach out to schools all around Turkey through a protocol signed with the Ministry of National Education. Khan Academy’s library includes a wide range of subjects from Math to Astronomy or from Art to Finance. Khan Academy’s library is not limited to students but provides an opportunity to anyone to improve themselves with the idea of lifelong learning. The platform draws a personalized learning map for each user, offers thousands of videos, articles and interactive exercises. Khan Academy is available in 36 languages today, used by 100 million students and 2 million teachers in schools every year. Being among one of the most important digital content providers in Turkey, Khan Academy TR is a stakeholder in the educational reform taking place all around the world as well as in Turkey.

Khan Academy TR has delivered 60 million online lessons in 5 years and has reached out to 10 million learners. Some of them were able to get into university and others obtained their university diploma thanks to those lessons. While some students could finally grasp the subject they had not understand back in high school, others mastered a topic they had imagined to study in the school of their dreams… Khan Academy TR became the biggest school in Turkey for anyone who wants to learn… This is not a source of pride only on the part of the Khan Academy TR team, but the whole the STFA family. At STFA, we believe that building the future can only happen through investing in the youth and we continue working with all our strength to carry our country forward on the path blazed by our founders. We consider ourselves as having reached our aim if we enlightened the future of even one single person…

First Caisson Has Been Successfully Submerged In Nador Port Project

First Caisson Has Been Successfully Submerged In Nador Port Project

In Nador Port Project, which is constructed in Morocco; the first caisson has been successfully submerged. Following the installation of the superstructure (steel grids and generators) and pumps to the C3A caisson (dimensions 21,30 m x 28,30 m x 25,70 m) with a weight of 8.300 tons, it was transported to the Barge by using 50 Nos of hydraulic jacks each 250 t capacity.

3.150 m3 concrete and 702 t rebar were used in the said caisson.

We would like to congratulate our colleagues for this great achievement and wish them continuous success.