Goreway thermal power plant goes into commercial operation

    OAKVILLE, ON, June 11, 2009 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Power Ontario, a
wholly owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin, is pleased to announce that Goreway
Station Partnership's 880 MW Goreway Power Station is now in commercial
operation. Testing has been completed and the plant is dispatching power to
the Ontario grid. Goreway Station Partnership is a wholly owned affiliate of
Sithe Global Power, LLC. The Goreway Power Station was constructed under a
turn-key engineering procurement and construction agreement with SNC-Lavalin
Power Ontario Inc.
    Located in Brampton near Toronto, Ontario, Goreway is now the largest and
most technologically advanced gas-fired thermal power station in Canada.

    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. www.snclavalin.com

For further information:

For further information: Media: Gillian MacCormack, Vice-President,
Global Public Relations, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., (514) 393-8000, ext. 7354,
gillian.maccormack@snclavalin.com; Investors: Denis Jasmin, Vice-President,
Investor Relations, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., (514) 393-8000, ext. 7553,

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