Kentz Awarded US$45m EPC Solar Power Project in South Africa

         Kentz Awarded US$45m EPC Solar Power Project in South Africa

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, November 9, 2012

LONDON, November 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE:KENZ), the holding company of the Kentz
engineering and construction group, through its operating unit Kentz Pty
(Ltd), is pleased to announce the award of a US$45 million, Engineering,
Procurement and Construction ("EPC") contract for the 75MWp Kalkbult Solar
Photovoltaic ("PV") Project in the Northern Cape area of South Africa.

The EPC contract was awarded to Kentz by Scatec Solar, which is developing the
Kalkbult Solar PV Project. The project, scheduled for completion in January
2014, is a key component of Phase 1 of the South African Department of
Energy's 3,725MW Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Program.

Kentz will execute all in-country EPC activities associated with the facility.
The engineering and procurement activities will be executed from the Company's
engineering center in Vanderbijlpark, south of Johannesburg.

Christian Brown, Chief Executive of Kentz Group ,  commented: "We continue to
develop our EPC capabilities in the African region and this prestigious
project for Scatec Solar demonstrates our ability to secure a wide range of
EPC contracts. Additionally, the award of such a key project for South African
renewable energy will position us to contribute to the development of further
renewable energy projects across the continent and beyond."

About Kentz

Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider, which serves a
blue chip client base primarily in the oil, gas, petrochemical, and mining and
metals sectors. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: KENZ). In
the year ending December 2011, the company generated revenues of $1.37 billion
and profit before tax of $79.4 million.

Kentz three main Global Business Units are; specialist Engineering,
Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, Construction, and Technical
Support Services (TSS). It has over 14,000 employees in 29 countries and
operates in some of the most remote locations on earth.

For more information please refer to the Kentz website  http://www.kentz.com
  or contact:

Kentz Corporation Limited Tel: +44(0)20-3159-4000 Investors: Ronan Tyrrell
Media: Paul Youens Tavistock Communications Tel: +44(0)20-7920-3150Matt
RidsdaleMike BartlettEmily Fenton
 
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