SNC-Lavalin wins pre-project engineering service contract for potential new CANDU building in Romania
MONTREAL, November 25, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Candu Energy Inc., a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group (TSX: SNC), has a 12-month, $ 8.4 million Order from the Romanian company EnergoNuclear SA to provide engineering services during the preparatory phase of a previous project for the completion of CANDU units 3 and 4 in Romania.
” The potential of developing two new nuclear reactors shows that the Romanian government, along with several other of our contracting authorities around the world, recognizes that we will fight, and ultimately, win the fight against safe, reliable, affordable and low-carbon nuclear power Climate change, ” said Ian L. Edwards, President and CEO of SNC-Lavalin.
This contract follows the signing of an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Romania and The United States in 2020 as well as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in August 2021 between Romania and Canada to strengthen and further develop cooperation in civil nuclear projects and builds on the 55-year relationship between the two countries in the development of nuclear projects.
“We look forward to our relationship with Romania, Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN), EnergoNuclear SA and our US partners for this potential new build project. Romania has been familiar with CANDU technology since the first two CANDU devices were commissioned in 1996 and 2007 and has been reliably delivering electricity ever since, “says Sandy Taylor, President, nuclear. “Expanding their nuclear footprint would help Romania meet its net zero carbon commitments. “
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