SNC-Lavalin wins contract to build facilities at Canadian Forces Base Halifax

MONTREAL, May 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Inc. (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that its joint venture with AECON Atlantic Group, a division of AECON Construction Group Inc., has been awarded a $64.8-million contract by the Government of Canada for the construction of a new housing and training facility for Junior Ranks personnel at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax.

SNC-Lavalin provided environmental, geotechnical and engineering design services for the facility under a previous contract. Once the facility design was delivered in February 2013, the fully integrated joint venture was awarded the construction component of the contract.

The joint venture's mandate is to build a 12-storey tower consisting of 300 new residence rooms for training, as well as dining and mess facilities. The new facilities are being designed to meet LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver standards.

"We are proud of our involvement in this project, which will help provide Canada's military with modern, reliable and environmentally friendly infrastructure to train their Junior Ranks and maintain operational readiness," said Charles Chebl, Executive-Vice President, General Construction, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world, and is a major player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and is currently active in some 100 countries.


For further information:

Lilly Nguyen
Public Relations Manager, Global Corporate Communications
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-393-8000, ext. 54772

Denis Jasmin
Vice-President, Investor Relations
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-393-8000, ext. 57553


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