Profile: Snc-Lavalin Group Inc (SNCAF.PK)
1 Dec 2016
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (SNC-Lavalin), incorporated on March 24, 1980, is an engineering and construction company. The Company's segments include Mining & Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Power, Infrastructure and Capital. The Company's Infrastructure segment is divided into the Infrastructure & Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) sub-segments. The Company provides engineering, procurement and construction services to clients in a range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, and power. The Company operates in the Middle East, the United States, Africa, Latin America, Europe, Australia, Canada and other regions.
Mining & Metallurgy
The Company's Mining & Metallurgy segment provides solutions for a range of projects in the aluminum, gold, copper, iron ore, nickel, fertilizers and sulfur product sectors, among others. It includes a range of activities and services in studies, sustaining capital and consulting, and projects. It has sulfuric acid plants in the Middle East and Europe, an atmospheric emissions reduction project for a nickel smelter complex in Canada, as well as projects related to potash in Western Canada.
Oil & Gas
The Company's Oil & Gas segment includes projects in the upstream, midstream and downstream (and supporting infrastructure) sectors for oil and gas and resources companies, supporting these clients operating across the asset lifecycle from front end evaluation through decommissioning (capital expenditures and operational expenditures). The Oil & Gas segment includes all projects executed by Kentz Corporation Limited (Kentz). It includes liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Australia, a refinery expansion project in Latin America, and engineering and an oil and gas infrastructure in Southern Africa. It also includes Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) network infrastructures in the Middle East, oil and gas facilities and infrastructure in the Middle East, as well as work on a refinery and chemical complex in the United States.
The Company's Power segment includes projects and services in hydro, nuclear and thermal power generation, renewable power generation, energy from waste, and electrical transmission and distribution systems. It includes transmission lines in Western Canada, a nuclear generating station in Canada, gas-fired combined cycle power plants in the United States, hydroelectric power facilities in Western Canada, as well as a dam rehabilitation project in Southern Africa.
The Company's Infrastructure segment regroups projects from Infrastructure & Construction, and O&M. Its Infrastructure & Construction includes projects and professional services in a range of sectors, including hospitals, mass transit, heavy rail, roads, bridges, airports, ports and harbors, facilities architecture and engineering (structural, mechanical and electrical), industrial (pharmaceutical, agrifood, life sciences, automation and industrial processes), geotechnical engineering and materials testing, as well as water infrastructure and treatment facilities. In addition, Infrastructure & Construction includes engineering activities in the areas of acoustics, air quality and climate change, impact assessments and community engagement, geo-environmental services, site assessments and remediation, risk assessments and water resource management. It also includes mass transit systems in Western and Central Canada, hospitals in Eastern Canada, a highway in Central Canada, as well as a new bridge corridor in Eastern Canada.
The segment's O&M activities are provided to clients in a range of businesses, such as integrated real estate solutions, industrial, transportation, and defense and logistics. Its integrated real estate solutions include all aspects of building operations and management, realty management, advisory services, project delivery and commissioning, energy management and sustainability initiatives, and program management. Its Industrial business is to oversee the O&M of assets, such as turbines, steam generators, boilers, water supply and treatment systems, oil and gas facilities, electrical systems, mechanical systems and manufacturing installations. Its transportation business includes operations, maintenance and rehabilitation management for infrastructure assets, including airports, public transit systems, highways, bridges and tunnels. Its defense and logistics business includes support to Canada's Navy, servicing various types of vessels, from research and defense boats to tugs and various other classes of ships, and also includes support to Canada's Armed Forces, strategic airlift, as well as mining, metallurgy, petrochemical, and oil and gas operations by building and maintaining remote accommodations and living facilities around the world.
The Company's Capital segment is the investment and asset management arm of SNC-Lavalin. Its main purpose is to invest equity or subordinated debt into projects to generate integrated/whole-lifecycle engineering, construction, operations and maintenance revenues. SNC-Lavalin makes capital investments in certain infrastructure for public services, such as airports, bridges, cultural and public service buildings, highways, mass transit systems, power and water treatment facilities. SNC-Lavalin has interest in 407 International Inc. (Highway 407). 407 ETR, which is a subsidiary of Highway 407, operates, maintains and manages highway 407, which is a 108-kilometer all-electronic toll highway in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
The Company competes with AECOM, AMEC Foster Wheeler, The Bechtel Group Inc., Fluor Corporation, Hatch Ltd, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Technip S.A., Worley Parsons Ltd, Aker Solutions, Atco Group, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions, Bombardier Inc., Carillion, CBRE Group Inc., Jones Lang LaSalle, Keolis, PTI Group Inc., Serco, Transfield Services, Veolia, Acciona S.A., Aecon Group Inc., Ferrovial, Kiewit, ACS, Odebrecht, Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd., Skanska and Vinci Concessions.
Snc-Lavalin Group Inc
455 Rene-Levesque Blvd. West
MONTREAL QC H2Z 1Z3
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-SNC-Lavalin awarded midstream natural gas project in the United States
- UPDATE 1-Canada's SNC-Lavalin profit beats as expenses drop
- BRIEF-SNC-Lavalin reports Q3 eps C$0.29
- Canada's SNC-Lavalin posts 11 pct fall in revenue
- BRIEF-SNC-Lavalin awarded two-year contract extension by the government of Canada