MONTREAL, March 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Salalah Methanol Company LLC (SMC) for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of an anhydrous liquid ammonia plant, including its utilities and off-site infrastructure, in the city of Salalah, located in the Sultanate of Oman.
The project is expected to begin in March 2017 with SNC-Lavalin initially performing the early works program. Upon closing of financing by SMC, expected to occur in June 2017, SNC-Lavalin will continue with the engineering, procurement of equipment, construction and commissioning of the facility, which will produce anhydrous liquid ammonia using a technology provided by Linde Group.
SNC-Lavalin's Abu Dhabi office will be responsible for the project delivery, supported by local and international resources, while maximizing the use of in-country expertise and local workforce during the construction phase.
"SNC-Lavalin has gained direct and relevant experience across our four sectors of activity over the past 40 years in United Arab Emirates and the greater Middle East region," said José J. Suarez, President, Mining & Metallurgy, SNC-Lavalin. "This new contract is testament of our continued commitment to the region and strong expertise in delivering world-class industrial facilities, while integrating a wide range of technologies in our projects," he added. "We are proud to work with SMC in developing this new exciting project."
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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