MONTREAL, June 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC)
is pleased to announce that Kentz, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group,
has been awarded the mechanical and piping (M&P) contract by Sasol's
Group Technology on Work Pack 3 of Phase Two of the Fischer-Tropsch Wax
Expansion Project (FTWEP) in Sasolburg, South Africa. The value of the
contract is circa C$30 million.
The contract will be executed by the construction service line, which
will be responsible for the fabrication, installation, testing and
handover of mechanical and piping construction scope of the FT
Synthesis (Unit 2600), located within the existing premises of the
Sasol One Site. Kentz will provide all mechanical and piping
construction services associated with the installation of 16 vessels
and exchangers, 12 pumps, compressor package, carbon and stainless
steel piping, as well as carbon and stainless steel welding and steam
Carl Dyer, Regional Senior Executive, Sub-Saharan Africa commented: "We
are delighted with this recent contract award on the Fischer-Tropsch
Wax Expansion Project. Kentz has been safely operating on this project
for 5 years, and we look forward to continuing our involvement through
Phase Two. We have been working with Sasol for over 30 years, and are
very pleased to continue our long standing relationship."
This investment will see Sasol expand its hard wax production. Hard wax
is used by several major industries and applications include adhesives,
printing ink, coatings and asphalt applications.
SNC-Lavalin acquired Kentz, one of the world's top oil and gas service
providers, in August 2014, transforming SNC-Lavalin's capabilities in
the sector and creating a group of approximately 20,000 high-caliber
employees with end-to-end expertise for large and complex projects.
SNC-Lavalin and Kentz are now combining their industry leading
capabilities for the direct benefit of clients.
SNC-Lavalin is one of the larger engineering and construction firms in
Sub-Saharan Africa with more than 4,500 staff working on a number of
projects in the region, including a large mining project in Mozambique,
power facilities in South Africa, the largest mine in Madagascar, and a
major hydropower plant in Angola amongst others.
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and
construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of
infrastructure. From offices in over 50 countries, SNC-Lavalin's
employees provide EPC and EPCM services to clients in a variety of
industry sectors, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas,
infrastructure and clean power. SNC-Lavalin can also combine these
services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities
to provide complete end-to-end project solutions. www.snclavalin.com
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