SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

July 16, 2007 05:04 ET

Alcan Signs for Coega Smelter in a Spate of South African Infrastructure Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2007) - Written by Richard Finlayson, Senior International Editor for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas). After years of stop and go, the Alcan aluminum smelter at Coega on the east coast of South Africa is on the way. The company has signed a $100 million contract with a joint venture consisting of SNC-Lavalin (TO:SNC), Hatch and Murray & Roberts (JSE:MUR) for the front end engineering design (FEED) and management of the first phase of the 360,000 tons per annum (tpa) smelter.

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