Brazil, for about USD 93 M, approximately SEK 590 M
Skanska has been awarded the contract to modernize and expand an
existing lubricant plant and to construct a new plant in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil. The total contract value is USD 93 M, about SEK 590 M, which
will be included in first-quarter order bookings in 2011. The customer
is BR Distribuidora, a subsidiary of Petrobras, one of the world's
leading energy companies and one of Skanska's repeat customers.
The goal is to almost double annual production to 430,000 cubic meters
of lubricants and 11,200 tons of grease by 2013, positioning the
facility as one of ten largest worldwide.
Skanska will be responsible for the design, detailed engineering and
construction of the plants, including civil works and electromechanical
installations. The contract also encompasses the procurement of material
and equipment, and Skanska will also provide assistance in the start up
and operation of the plants.
Work is scheduled to commence immediately and will be completed within
36 months. About 250 workers will be involved when work on the project
is at its peak.
Skanska Latin America is one of the continent's leading contractors.
Operations focus primarily on construction, operations and services for
the international oil & gas and energy industry. In 2010, the company
had about 10,000 employees and revenues of approximately SEK 5.7
For further information, please contact:
Fabiana Gimenez, Marketing Director, Skanska Latin America, tel +55 11
35 83 4427
Edvard Lind, Group Press Officer, Skanska AB, tel +46 10 448 88 08
Direct line for media: +46 10 448 88 99
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Skanska is one of the world's leading project development and
construction groups with expertise in construction, development of
commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships.
Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the clients'
first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 52,000
employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and Latin
America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm
Stock Exchange, Skanska's sales in 2010 totalled SEK 122 billion.