Demonstrates Commitment to Growing Client Investments in India
PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2012-- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has received a contract from RSPL Limited to provide engineering services for a new greenfield soda ash plant in Gujarat, India.
Officials did not disclose the contract value, however noted that the total contract duration is 36 months.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing detailed engineering, project management, procurement and construction supervision services for RSPL Limited’s greenfield project. The capacity of the facility is estimated at 500,000 tons of light soda ash per year, approximately half of which can be converted in the production of dense soda ash.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Allyn Taylor stated, “We appreciate RSPL Limited’s confidence in us, given our excellent track record in setting up soda ash plants in India. We are committed to delivering a high level of value on this project and are pleased that we are able to continue expanding the capabilities we provide to growing business sectors throughout India."
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