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Engineering and construction group SNC-Lavalin has been awarded two district cooling contracts worth US$71mn in Saudi Arabia by the Saudi Dahran Cooling Company and the Central District Cooling Company
Hisham Mahmoud, president of infrastructure at the SNC Lavalin Group, said, “It gives us great pleasure to serve Saudi Tabreed and its subsidiaries on these strategic and critical infrastructure projects. We are proud to be one of the leading E&C companies operating in the Kingdom, with approximately 6,000 employees.”
Saudi Tabreed, a subsidiary of the Saudi Dahran Cooling Company, has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to SNC-Lavalin to expand cooling facilities at the Aramco District Cooling Plant in Dhahran.
SNC-Lavalin will oversee and supervise the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of 5,000 refrigeration tonnes (RT) with associated equipment, energy transfer stations and chilled water networks to achieve a total cooling capacity of 32,000 RT.
The company will also work on the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of 10,000 RT with associated equipment and water networks, to achieve a total cooling capacity of 35,000 RT at the Jabal Omar Development Company in Makkah.