MONTREAL, July 24, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announces today that it has been awarded a contract to provide engineering and procurement services for the Meydan Group LLC's Mahra, Jeyad and Forsan 132/11kV substations for the Meydan One development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, valued at approximately $90 million (USD70 million).
SNC-Lavalin will undertake the full design and delivery of all three 132/11kV gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substations, including the civil design and delivery of three two-storey buildings, all electrical equipment and electro-mechanical works. Deliverables for each of the three substations include the design, procurement, installation and commissioning of the 132kV and 11kV switchgears, 132/11kV 35/50MVA transformers, shunt reactors, capacitors, earthing transformers, associated control and protections, and remote end integration. The substations are expected to be energized in late 2019.
"SNC-Lavalin has considerable experience in delivering substations, with over 2,500 completed around the world over the last 100 years, and we're proud to be using that experience to successfully and safely deliver this project," said Marie-Claude Dumas, President, Clean Power, SNC-Lavalin. "The Mahra, Jeyad and Forsan substations are a key part of this exciting development, helping to form the backbone of the electrical infrastructure that will address growth demand in the new Meydan One development."
Meydan One is a new, premier destination in Dubai that will be home to 83,000 people and the substations will form the key component of the electrical infrastructure of the development.
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients across oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, clean power, nuclear and EDPM (engineering design and project management). On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, which has been integrated into our sectors. www.snclavalin.com
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