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Fluor awarded contracts by Ma’aden-Alcoa JV

By Gerald Ondrey |

Fluor Corp. (Irving, Tex.; www.fluor.com) has won a series of contracts from the joint venture comprising Saudi Arabian Mining Co., also known as Ma’aden, and Alcoa, to provide program management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for a number of projects related to the development of the integrated Ras Az’Zawr aluminum complex. The estimated $10.8-billion super-project will include a bauxite mine, alumina refinery, aluminum smelter and rolling mill. In the second quarter of 2010, Fluor expects to book approximately $3 billion covering four separate scopes of work for the Ras Az’Zawr complex. Fluor’s scopes of work will include the following: • Provide overall PMC services for the development of the entire Ras Az’Zawr aluminum complex • Provide EPCM services, in a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Australia’s WorleyParsons, for the mine and alumina refinery with an expected delivery date of fourth quarter of 2013 • Provide stand-alone EPCM services for the site’s rolling mill also with an expected delivery date of fourth quarter of 2013 • Provide stand-alone EPCM services for Ras Az’Zawr site’s integrated…
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