SNC-Lavalin awarded contract by Bagfas for calcium ammonium nitrate plant revamp in Turkey

MONTREAL, Dec. 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is proud to announce that it has recently been awarded a contract by Bagfas Bandirma Gubre Fabrikalari AS (Bagfas) for the  revamp of an existing calcium ammonium nitrate plant located on the south coast of the Marmara Sea, Turkey.

The scope of work includes engineering, procurement, supervision and commissioning services to achieve the plant's capacity performance of 2,000 metric tons per day (MTPD) for calcium ammonium nitrate and 1,550 MTPD for stabilized ammonium nitrate. The services also incorporate review and improvement of processes and operations, including engineering of processes, equipment, control and automation. SNC-Lavalin will execute the project at the site and through its offices in Brussels, Belgium.

At the end of the contract, which is estimated to last approximately eight and a half months, the plant is expected to reach its design production capacity, estimated at 660,000 tonnes per annum of granular calcium ammonium nitrate.

"Bagfas has a strong presence in Turkey, and we look forward to working with them on enhancing the first and only integrated fertilizer production facility in the country," said José J. Suárez, President, Mining & Metallurgy, SNC-Lavalin. "This new project is a great example of how our robust sustaining capital expertise can benefit clients by unlocking value at their existing plants," he added.

About SNC-Lavalin
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 are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide engineering, procurement, construction, completions and commissioning services together with a range of sustaining capital services to clients in four industry sectors: oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and 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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For further information: Media, Louis-Antoine Paquin, Manager, Media Relations, 514-393-8000, ext. 54772, louis-antoine.paquin@snclavalin.com; Investors, Denis Jasmin, Vice President, Investor Relations, 514-393-8000, ext. 57553, denis.jasmin@snclavalin.com

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