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SECTORS OF EXPERTISE Agriculture Agrifood Chemicals and Petroleum Defence
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world, and a key player in the ownership and management of infrastructure. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is acknowledged for its world-class technical expertise and its services, including design, construction, project and construction management, procurement, financial modelling and operations and maintenance – all delivered locally to clients anywhere in the world through its extensive international network of offices, partners and suppliers.
Environment Industrial Infrastructure and Buildings Infrastructure Concession Investments Mining and Metallurgy Operations and Maintenance Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Power Water
Cover photo: Head office of Piper-Heidsieck House of Champagne, Reims Architect: © Jacques Ferrier Architectures Photo Feng Hatat
WE CARE NOUS VEILLONS WE CARE embodies SNC-Lavalin’s key corporate values and beliefs. It is the cornerstone of everything we do as a company. Health and safety, employees, the environment, communities and quality: these values all influence the decisions we make every day. And importantly, they guide us in how we serve our clients and therefore affect how we are perceived by our external partners. WE CARE is integral to the way we perform on a daily basis. It is both a responsibility and a source of satisfaction and pride by providing such important standards to all we do.
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SNC-LAVALIN in europe A LEADER IN ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SNC-Lavalin in Europe operates in building and planning, infrastructure, transport, the environment, industrial processes and life sciences. Company teams manage all manner of public and private sector projects from strategic thinking to commissioning.
COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF PROJECTS Drawing on the strengths of the company’s engineering and construction experts, SNC-Lavalin provides a full complement of services and expertise to ensure seamless project flow regardless of size or complexity. Whatever the scope of client needs for consulting, owner assistance, contracting, turnkey initiatives, concessions and public-private partnerships (PPPs), we respond with expert, client-specific action designed to meet every need. EXPERTS TRAINED TO LISTEN High level training and experience gained on diverse projects, and an active culture of experience-sharing, leading-edge technology and regulatory expertise guarantee high value-added services for SNC-Lavalin’s clients. By actively combining the skills of our European teams with those of our clients, we are able to tailor solutions to client needs. LASTING PARTNERSHIPS The teams at SNC-Lavalin build lasting partnerships based on mutual trust, proactive involvement and honouring commitments. Client loyalty reflects not only consistent team involvement but also team capacity to anticipate, analyse, plan and act in the best interests of clients. Working in close cooperation with owners, SNC-Lavalin’s engineers, technicians and construction economists design and produce facilities that are functional, sound, reliable, aesthetically pleasing and flexible in terms of expansion potential. Investment and operating costs are rigorously optimised.
BUILDING AND PLANNING ENGINEERING
COMMERCIAL SPACE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES INDUSTRIAL AND LOGISTICS COMPLEXES PLANNING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR BUILDINGS RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS SERVICE SECTOR
Eiffel Mixed Development Zone, Levallois, France Photo Cyrille Dubreuil Portrait: Spirit AeroSystems Plant, Montoir-de-Bretagne, France
SNC-Lavalin can take on large-scale public and private sector projects, and even help clients with their investment decisions. Its expert project managers ensure each client benefits from dedicated resources and a customized approach, so essential on major projects. Its versatile technical and service support teams meet the most exacting client expectations on an international scale, and are experienced in bringing world-class expertise to local partners.
INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AIRPORTS PORTS AND MARINE ROADS AND MOTORWAYS RAIL SYSTEMS RAIL TRANSPORT TUNNELS AND UNDERGROUND WORKS WATER AND WATER TREATMENT
Barcelona Metro, Spain Portrait: OrlĂŠans Tramway, France
Drawing on a combination of tried and tested technical expertise and its global presence, SNC-Lavalin designs and builds sustainable infrastructure around the world. Financial self-sufficiency and the capacity to finance projects make the company a wholly independent partner. A world leader in infrastructure ownership and management, SNC-Lavalin provides clients with established experience in investment project development.
INDUSTRIAL PROCESS ENGINEERING
FERTILISERS AND OFFGAS TREATMENT MATERIALS AND INDUSTRY NATURAL GAS, CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS POWER SUGARS, ALCOHOL, BIO-INDUSTRIES, BIOMASS CONVERSION
Tereos BENP Unit, Lillebonne, France Photo Tereos Portrait: Saverglass Glassworks, Arques, France
SNC-Lavalin owes its success to a combination of solid experience and the synergies between its technological and process skills. The company’s demonstrated capacity to mobilise multidisciplinary teams skilled in understanding and anticipating the technical, economic and operational challenges associated with each project ultimately guarantees the success of its industrial assignments. The company’s industrial process engineering division boasts proven international know-how, with project experience in over 40 countries. This division provides clients with dedicated expertise in matters of industrial risk, commissioning, operations and maintenance.
LIFE SCIENCES ENGINEERING
AGRIFOOD PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
Genzyme biomanufacturing facility, Lyon, France Photo Genzyme Portrait: GH Mumm Champagne, vinification cellar, Reims, France
AGRIFOOD SNC-Lavalin Agro, a major player in agrifood engineering in Europe, provides clients with a mix of world-class expertise and local team involvement. Sector-specific know-how in food safety complements this divisionâ€™s broad range of services. PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY SNC-Lavalin Pharma provides for dedicated focus on projects in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. This division guarantees clients trusted pharmaceutical design and production capability backed by full compliance with industry best practices and regulatory requirements. The division also carries out facility qualification assignments. Featuring a comprehensive spectrum of services and recognized expertise in process engineering, SNC-Lavalin Pharma has earned invaluable international experience with major multinationals. 5
SPECIALISTS WITH INNOVATIVE, GLOBAL KNOW-HOW
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As professionals, it is our job to: LISTEN UNDERSTAND RECOMMEND DESIGN OPTIMISE PROCURE EXECUTE
Founded in 2008, our university is the mainstay of SNC-Lavalin in Europe’s ambitious training policy. Operating in close cooperation with prestigious educational institutions from across Europe, our programmes have been developed to keep up with the rapid pace of change in the engineering sector, provide ongoing skills-development and offer clients optimal solutions. A veritable laboratory for project management expertise, the university’s programmes also extend to diverse technical fields such as transport, rail construction, construction in seismically active areas, structural analysis, languages and the use of computer-based tools. In Europe, SNC-Lavalin University is also open to clients seeking to perfect their skills.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT KNOW-HOW
Drawing from over 100 years of experience in engineering, procurement, construction and project management, SNC-Lavalin has developed PM+, an integrated Project Management System that is coveted by industry leaders worldwide. PM+ was designed for use by project team members including clients, suppliers, sub contractors and consultants. It is a flexible and practical data sharing tool that allows users to access critical project information rapidly and efficiently. SNC-Lavalin is committed to maintaining PM+ and ensuring that it evolves according to best industry practices to provide tailored solutions for projects around the world. Without a doubt, PM+ has contributed to strengthening SNC-Lavalin’s reputation as a leader in project management know-how.
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GLOBAL EXPERTISE LOCAL PRESENCE A STRENGTH IN KEEPING WITH CORPORATE VERSATILITY
SNC-Lavalin INTEGRATED TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS SET THE COMPANY APART FROM OTHER PLAYERS
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Given their decided focus on the services sector (maintenance, operations, energy efficiency), public-private partnerships (PPPs) represent a strategic area of growth for SNC-Lavalin. In the building, infrastructure, services and environment sectors, SNC-Lavalin groups together all specialists required for the evaluation, setup and management of sustainable global partnerships skilled in project design, construction, operations and maintenance.
PROJECT FINANCING CAPABILITY
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SNC-Lavalin has a specialised division that puts together financing packages for building and infrastructure projects on five continents. Given its extensive corporate know-how in this area, the division is well-positioned to contribute to project financing. Working with banking institutions, the company’s specialists structure financing and commit Group funds to the capital of contractors having won PPP concession-type contracts.
MAJOR PLAYER IN CONCESSIONS MARKET SNC-Lavalin boasts broad expertise in concession projects and public service delegation (PSD) contracts. From the Reims tramway in France to motorways in Spain, from the cog railway at Puy-de-Dôme in Auvergne to regional airports across Europe, SNC-Lavalin manages, develops and operates a variety of infrastructure. The company provides a comprehensive range of airport services, including studies for the development of airport operation contracts, as well as airport layout, construction and financing. The multidisciplinary skills of our teams enable SNC-Lavalin to provide integrated services tailored to each individual airport complex regardless of the size or nature of operating activities: regional airports, international transfer facilities, regularly scheduled traffic, business aviation, and passenger and cargo traffic.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT A CORE COMPANY FOCUS
CARPE DIEM TOWER, COURBEVOIE, FRANCE
AVIVA France and PREDICA, co-investors in the project, awarded SNC-Lavalin a contract for general contracting of technical packages and High Environmental Quality (HQE) owner assistance for the construction of Carpe Diem Tower in the La Défense business district of Paris. Standing 162 metres high, the office complex comprises a winter garden, large intercompany restaurant and a total of 47,000 m² of office space on thirty storeys. In addition to HQE certification, the building is targeting LEED Gold certification.
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For over 50 years, SNC-Lavalin has been renowned for its environmental expertise in all manner of buildings and designs that incorporate highly energy-efficient systems respectful of the environment.
TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC COMPLEX, PARIS EAST, FRANCE
The French Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and the Sea commissioned SNC-Lavalin with the engineering, procurement, construction and management of a 43,000 m² scientific and technical complex in Marne-la-Vallée, east of Paris. The complex, which will welcome some 1,000 researchers, engineers and students upon completion, incorporates geothermal heat pump capability and was built in accordance with High Environmental Quality (HQE) requirements, making it a low energy consumption facility.
PUY DE DÔME COG RAILWAY, FRANCE
A classified Grand Site of France, the highest point in the Puy range and candidate to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, puy de Dôme is truly exceptional. Recognizing SNC-Lavalin’s expertise in the environmental management of sensitive sites, the General Council of Puy de Dôme awarded the company a concession contract for the cog railway and other onsite installations. SNC-Lavalin incorporated the principles of sustainable development into all project phases: design, construction and operation.
Architect: Jean-Philippe Pargade
Architects: Robert A. M. Stern and SRA Architects
Published on Feb 3, 2012
Published on Feb 3, 2012
SNC-Lavalin in Europe (2,900 employees, 2010 revenues: 740 million euros) operates in the following four major areas of construction enginee...