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STFA Temel Araştırma ve Sondaj A.Ş. has signed a contract with TVF Rafineri ve Petrokimya San. ve Tic. A.Ş on 10.02.2021 to carry out the geotechnical investigations of the Refinery and Petrochemical facility of TVF in Hatay, Dörtyol area.
Within the scope of the project, On land; a total of 2250 m drilling, 50 nos CPTu test, various in situ tests, Geophysical Measurements, Seismic Assessment, Geological mapping, geotechnical reporting and at nearshore, a total of 800 m drilling, 10 nos Sea Bed CPT u, various in situ tests, bathymetric, side-scan sonar, magnetometer and sub-bottom profiling will be measured and SHOD approvals will be obtained for bathymetric studies. The project has started preparations for mobilization and the delivery time is 90 days, excluding relevant technical report approvals from ministries. For field works on land, a total of 4 nos drilling rigs, Land CPT, various geophysical, in situ test equipment’s and for nearshore Works Ergun Hoca, Jack Up, Taner Mut Barge, Sea Bed CPT, tugboat will be utilized.
STFA Temel Araştırma ve Sondaj A.Ş. has signed a soil improvement contract with Kasktaş Kayar Kalıp Altyapı Sondaj Kazık ve Tecrit A.Ş on 25.07.2020 for Akkuyu Nükler Power Plant 10UQA Main Pump Station soil improvement works and started the constructions on 18.08.2020 and successfully completed.at 23.12.2020 by producing of a total of 76.330 m Jet Grout columns.
In addition, STFA Temel Araştırma ve Sondaj A.Ş. has signed another contract with GAP İnşaat Yatırım ve Dış Ticaret A.Ş. Turkmenistan branch for the soil improvement works of Garabogaz Fertilizer Factory SWIO area. Between the dates of 8.09.2020 and 30.11.2020, soil improvement work at Garaboğaz Soil Fertilizer Factory was successfully completed. By employing suitable equipment, 159 injection holes were drilled below the foundations and 262.267 liters of grout injection were made. The probable settlements of the foundations are completely controlled.
Final acceptance letter has been received on 20.11.2020 for “Safi Port” Project, which was undertaken as STFA Deniz İnşaat A.Ş. by the contract signed on 07.03.2013 with the Ministry of Equipment and Transport.
The project consists of construction work for the New Port of Safi: Protection Structures, Coal Dock, Service Dock, Dredging and General Backfills; Main Breakwater and Lee Breakwater (approx. 3000 m), Coal Berth Quay Wall, Service Quay Wall.
Founded by STFA as the first international initiative of Khan Academy, the world’s leading online learning platform, Khan Academy TR has delivered 50 million lessons last semester after the Ministry of National Education transitioned to Distance Learning. Offering educational resources in 45 languages and 190 countries today, Khan Academy has been the praised by students, teachers and parents all around the globe in the pandemic, and it has also been the top choice for Turkish learners.
1.6 billion learners corresponding to 90% of the student population in the world were unable to attend school in person due to the pandemic. In Turkey, 16 million K12 students, over 4 million university students and around 1.5 million teachers, academics and educators were engaged in distance learning for 3 months starting from March. During this process, demand for Khan Academy Türkçe’s website increased by a factor of four per peak period, and by a factor of two-and-a-half on average. As a result of the collaboration agreement signed with the Ministry of National Education, the number of lessons delivered by Khan Academy TR per day reached 500,000 including the lessons delivered on EBA, which stands for Education and Informatics Network.
Operating under the STFA Foundation for Translation of Scientific and Technical Publications with an aim to provide equal opportunities for all in education, Khan Academy TR has become a prominent digital content provider with its library reaching up to 9,000 online video lessons. Not only during today’s extraordinary conditions, Khan Academy’s educational resources are free, for everyone, forever; thanks to STFA Group’s corporate social responsibility. Having touched the lives of 15 million learners in Turkey through its website, Khan Academy also reaches out to all schools, students, and teachers across Turkey via the Ministry’s EBA platform to support formal education. Helping to change education for the better, this pride belongs to the whole STFA Group. We believe that in order to build the future, we need to invest in our youth and we continue to work to the best of our abilities in the field of education, among others to carry our country forward.
As the 2020-2021 school year begins today with distance learning, we wish a healthy and successful academic year to all students, teachers, and parents; particularly those in the STFA Family. We commemorate with great respect the late Mr. Sezai TÜRKEŞ, a leader with great insight both in business life and social responsibility and the founder of our Foundation on the 22nd anniversary of his decease. We dedicate the success of Khan Academy TR to STFA’s beloved “AĞABEY” whose vision will always guide us.
A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere!
As the first Turkish contractor company since 2000, we are delighted to celebrate our 20th Anniversary in Oman and excited to achieve future projects.
Founded on mutual ideals of Sezai Türkeş and Feyzi Akkaya and placed among the most prestigious corporations of our country, STFA Group completed 80 years. With the history witnessing the development of the Republic, STFA fitted many “firsts” in its 80 years of history and took a leading part in development of the sector.
In İzmit Bay Crossing Project, One of the Caissons Have Been Floated
An important phase of the Izmit Bay Crossing Project has been successfully completed. In a ceremony attended by the Minister of Transport Binali Yıldırım, the Director General of Highways, and senior managements of the project’s main contractors NOMAYG, IHI and STFA, one of the caissons upon which the abutments will be constructed has been floated (27.09.2013).
One of the caissons have been floated to the Temporary Supply Dock on the coast of Kaytazdere, 11 km from the drydock on Yalova’s Hersek Cape. The other caisson is expected to be floated in the upcoming days.
The caisson floating ceremony received great interest from the Highways senior officers to authorities from surrounding counties, from the main contractor’s senior executives to the press and the local population. An important milestone for the project was thus completed with great enthusiasm and success. In the next phase, work will commence at the sea.
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for “Erbil Drinking Water Improvement and Erbil & Duhok Network” Project in Iraq
The groundbreaking ceremony for the “Erbil Drinking Water Improvement and Erbil & Duhok Network” project, undertaken as an STFA-FERNAS-KALYON Joint Venture in Iraq, was held. The ceremony took place at the 50,000 m3 capacity water reservoir being built by the joint venture in Erbil, on September 19, 2013 and was attended by the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government Nechervan Barzani, the Turkish Consul General in Erbil Mehmet Akif İnam, Commercial Attaché Sayer Erbil, Senior Management from STFA, Fernas and Kalyon.
We Signed two Agreements with Pakistan as Part of Energy Investments in the Country
As a step towards realizing the energy and infrastructure investments which are a part of the new cooperation strategies between Turkey and Pakistan, two agreements were signed in a ceremony held on September 18, 2013, attended by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, the Minister of Economy Zafer Çağlayan, the Governor of Istanbul Hüseyin Avni Mutlu as well as Top Management of STFA.
In the bilateral discussions held during Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Turkey, STFA’s energy and infrastructure investment projects were evaluated. Bilateral meetings were held with the Pakistan Government.
New reciprocal investments in energy and infrastructure between Turkey and Pakistan are intended. Cooperations between the two countries were considered at the meetings held during Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Turkey.
One of the first results of these recently established collaborative relations between Turkey and Pakistan is the deals signed between STFA and Pakistani Government for the construction of a wind farm and power transmission lines. According to the deal signed for the wind farm, STFA will build a 50 MW wind plant in Pakistan. STFA will also undertake the construction of a power transmission line. After serving for 20 years as a contractor in Pakistan, these two deals will bring STFA back to the country, this time as an investor.