Plasco selects SNC-Lavalin to provide engineering design for commercial
facilities

KANATA, ON, March 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Plasco Energy Group Inc. ("Plasco") of Ottawa announced today that it has selected SNC-Lavalin Inc. (SNC-Lavalin) to provide engineering and professional services to support the design and construction of commercial facilities based on Plasco's proprietary waste to energy Conversion System.

The addition of SNC-Lavalin's world class engineering capabilities, especially in the areas of power generation and industrial facilities, positions Plasco for the development of its first fully commercial plants in Red Deer, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario and for the delivery of international projects.

"SNC-Lavalin will play a significant role in supporting the commercial design of the Plasco Conversion System," said Plasco Vice-President of Engineering, Marc Bacon. "We are thrilled to secure SNC-Lavalin's expertise and experience as we move forward to full commercialization of our unique process."

"We are excited to be a key part of the engineering team for the rollout of such an important technology," said Executive Vice-President Patrick Lamarre of SNC-Lavalin. "Dealing with waste and meeting energy needs are crucial environmental, social and economic issues for communities throughout the world, and SNC-Lavalin views this project as part of our Green Energy strategy focusing on solutions that utilize renewable energy sources. It's definitely an important opportunity for us to be chosen as Plasco's partner to develop its commercial facilities."

    
    About Plasco Energy Group Inc.
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Plasco Energy Group builds, owns, and operates proprietary, world-leading technology that converts municipal solid waste into green power and other valuable products. Plasco has more than thirty years of experience with plasma technologies and has received funding from Government agencies, including Sustainable Development Technology Canada. Plasco is the green alternative to municipal waste management providing a socially acceptable and environmentally superior solution.

    
    About SNC Lavalin
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SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 35 other countries around the world, and is currently working in some 100 countries.

SOURCE Plasco Energy Group

For further information: For further information: Plasco Energy Group Inc., Andrea Foottit, (613) 591-9438 ext. 1225, Manager, Marketing

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