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SNC-Lavalin wins Bahrain power project contract

MANAMA, October 4, 2016

SNC-Lavalin, a leading engineering and construction group, said it has been awarded a major contract by the Bahrain's Electricity and Water Authority (Ewa) for the construction of 11 kV substations in the kingdom and designing of cabling network circuits .

As per the deal awarded by the Electricity Transmission Directorate (ETD) of Ewa, the Canadian builder will be responsible for the design and construction supervision of the relocation of underground transmission and distribution cabling networks and the setting up of numerous 11 kV substations in the kingdom.

This project will support the Ministry of Works’ upgrades of the Sheikh Jaber bin Ahmed Al Subah Avenue, Sitra Causeway, Al Estiglal Highway, King Hamad Highway and other minor roads and avenues within the limits of the roads contract, said a statement from SNC-Lavalin.

SNC-Lavalin will design and supervise the diversions of several 220 kV and 66 kV power cables circuits, including pilot and fibre optic telecommunication and telecontrol cabling, it stated.
On the contract win, Karl Matalani, vice-president for Middle East (Hydro and Power Delivery), said: "We are proud to contribute to the development of critical infrastructure upgrades in Bahrain."

"This contract builds on the previous consultancy work that we have done for ETD for diverting cable networks on various Ministry of Works (Roads) rehabiliation projects, awarded back in 2012," stated Matalani.
The work on the project began in January this year and is scheduled for completion in December 2017.-TradeArabia News Service

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