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SNC-Lavalin lands Dubai district cooling contract

Company will provide design, procurement, construction and commissioning services for a cooling plant


October 20, 2014
by PurchasingB2B Staff

MONTREAL—SNC-Lavalin Gulf Contractors (SLGC) has won a $37-million contract from Tabreed Parks Investment LLC, a subsidiary of National Central Cooling Company PJSC, to provide district cooling facilities for the Meraasland Themed Entertainment Resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The resort is part of the city’s preparations to attract visitors to the World Expo in 2020.

SLGC will provide design, procurement, construction and commissioning services for a district cooling plant with an initial capacity of 25,000 refrigeration tonnes (RT) and an ultimate capacity of 35,000 RT. With an extensive portfolio of nearly 40 completed district cooling projects, primarily in the Middle East, SLGC has become one of the leading providers of district cooling solutions in the world.

“We are pleased with the opportunity to leverage our significant experience and expertise in this sector to help one of the United Arab Emirate’s leading district cooling utility infrastructure companies efficiently meet the demand for cooling, while reducing their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions,” said Hisham Mahmoud, president, infrastructure, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

For over 50 years, SNC-Lavalin has been delivering projects in the Middle East across a variety of industry sectors, including infrastructure, oil and gas, mining and power.