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SNC-Lavalin awarded EPCM contract for Eleonore gold project in Canada

January 16, 2013

MONTREAL, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been
awarded a contract by Opinaca Mines Ltd., a company owned by Goldcorp
Inc., to provide project management, detailed engineering, procurement
and construction management (EPCM) services for the Éléonore gold
project in northeastern Quebec, Canada.

The Éléonore mine is located in the James Bay region of Quebec, 350 km
north of Matagami and east of the Opinaca reservoir. The process plant
will be designed to process 7,000 tonnes of ore per day.

SNC-Lavalin’s scope of work includes the engineering and design of the
mineral processing plant, all plant infrastructure, tailings management
facilities, a permanent camp, service buildings and facilities, and an
industrial water treatment plant.

“This award validates our product-focused approach, which integrates the
best expertise from across the organization in order to bring reliable
project delivery solutions to our clients,” said Dale Clarke, Executive
Vice-President, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. “It also reflects the important
role we are playing in northern Quebec, and our contribution to
sustainable development in that region.”

Detailed engineering has commenced at SNC-Lavalin’s offices in Montreal,
Vancouver and Quebec City. Construction activities have been initiated
and are expected to conclude by the end of the third quarter of 2014.

SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in
the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in
the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911,
SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries
around the world, and is currently working in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com.


Source: PR Newswire