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GE wins $1.4bn power plant contracts in Iraq

GE (NYSE:GE) announced today that it has secured more than $1.4 billion in orders from Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to set up power plants as well as provide technology upgrades and maintenance services. The announcement further strengthens GE’s collaborations in Iraq to support the country’s power infrastructure and meet the growing need for electricity. GE signed agreements that will add over two gigawatts (GW) of power and secure the delivery of ~1.75 GW of existing power to the national grid: GE will set up the Samawa and Dhi Qar Power Plants, adding 1,500 megawatts (MW) to the grid. In the first phase of the project, GE will install four 9E gas turbines in simple cycle at each site by ...

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Dawnus picked to build £10m road in Liberia

Dawnus International has been awarded its third contract in Liberia for the £10m Gangra Haul Road project for the world’s largest steel manufacturer, ArcelorMittal. ArcelorMittal is developing three iron ore deposits and a concentrator in the mountains of Nimba County, 300km north east of Liberia’s capital, Monrovia. The work will involve constructing 13km of road through a heavy bush area, along ...

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Ampelmann win first SBM Offshore FPSO job

Ampelmann has been awarded a contract by SBM Offshore Contractors in support of an FPSO maintenance campaign in the Espírito Santo Basin, Brazil. Ampelmann will provide an E-type system in January 2017 with a scope that includes transport, importation, engineering and provision of offshore access services. Sander Groenteman, Business Development Manager for Brazil added “After 2 successful FPSO ca ...

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Boskalis wins $533m Oman port contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received a Letter of Intent to Award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a value of approximately EUR 480 million will be awarded by Sezad (Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm). The final award is subject to Sezad satisfying certain conditions. The contract includes the engineering, design, procurement and co ...

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OHL awarded Chile Dam expansion project

OHL has been awarded the project for the expansion of the Talabre Dam in Chile. This contract is the eighth stage in the construction of the tailings dam, located in the city of Calama, in Chile’s Antofagasta region. The project, with a 145-million-euro budget, was awarded by Codelco Chile, the world’s largest copper producer, to the Joint Venture led by OHL in conjunction with the Chilean compani ...

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Van Oord bags $400m Angolan reclamation contract

The consortium consisting of Van Oord and Urbinveste – Promoção e Projectos Imobiliários, S.A. has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of the Marginal da Corimba project in Luanda, Angola. The contract has been signed with the Angolan government (Gabinete Técnico de Gestão da Requalificação e Desenvolvimento Urbano do Perímetro Costeiro da Cidade de Luanda, Futungo de Belas e ...

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Wood Group secures Aramco contract

Wood Group has secured a five year, multi-million dollar framework agreement to continue to provide engineering and project management services to Saudi Aramco’s onshore capital programmes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Effective immediately, the contract also includes three, one year extension options and will be delivered locally in Saudi Arabia. First awarded in 2010, the General Engineering S ...

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Petrofac awarded Oman gas project

Petrofac has signed a contract worth close to US$600 million with Salalah LPG SFZCO LLC (SLPG), wholly owned subsidiary of Oman Oil Facilities Development Company LLC (OOFDC), to undertake the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of its Salalah LPG extraction project in the southern part of Oman. Under the terms of the 36-month lump sum EPC contract, which will be triggered when SLPG is ...

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Carillion JV wins £160 million Dubai contract

Dubai World Trade Centre has awarded Al Futtaim Carillion (AFC) the contract to deliver Phase 1A6 of ONE CENTRAL, a major integrated real estate development located between the current Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre and Emirates Towers in the heart of the city’s Central Business District. This latest phase of the ONE CENTRAL development has a built-up area of 182,500 square m ...

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McDermott wins EPCI Saudi Aramco Contract

McDermott International, Inc.  announced a contract award from Saudi Aramco for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of four jackets and three gas observation platforms offshore Saudi Arabia. The total weight of all structures combined is 11,595 tons. “As the third fast-track jacket contract from Saudi Aramco in the last 18 months, this award is a testament to M ...

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