Fluor power project receives award; Saipem wins new contracts

Two of Intergraph’s largest customers, Fluor and Saipem, are in the headlines today with good news for both.

Fluor has received the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) 2009 Project of the Year Award for its work on Newmont Mining Corp.’s 242-MW TS Power Plant project in northern Nevada. Fluor oversaw the Members of Fluor Corporation, Newmont Mining and Project Management Institute at the PMI 2009 Congress where Fluor received Project of the Year honors.planning, engineering, and execution of the coal-fired plant, which supports Newmont’s gold mining operations, from 2004 to 2008. Alan Boeckmann, Fluor’s chairman and chief executive officer, comments:

“At Fluor, we feel that project management is one of our key differentiators in the marketplace. To be recognized by PMI and our peers for a second time in three years is a testament to the way our teams execute with excellence. We are honored that our client, Newmont Mining, would think enough of our work to support our nomination for this prestigious award. This recognition is a tribute to the hard work, dedication and innovation of the combined Newmont/Fluor team.”

Saipem, along with Intergraph customer Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., has been awarded a contract by Qatar Fertiliser Company S.A.Q. to provide EPC services to develop the Qafco 6 project, including constructing a new urea production plant within the new Qafco industrial complex in Mesaieed, Qatar.

The consortium has also been granted a contract for the construction of two ammonia plants and one urea plant as part of the Qafco 5 project. Finally, Saipem and its joint venture partner AFCONS have secured a contract with SIDC, a subsidiary of Sohar Industrial Port Company (SIPC), to provide EPC services for the design and construction of a deepwater bulk jetty at Oman’s Port of Sohar. The total value of the contracts is US$500 million.

Congratulations to these Intergraph customers!