VINCI wins two water engineering contracts in Jamaica

  VINCI wins two water engineering contracts in Jamaica

Business Wire

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France -- December 13, 2012

Regulatory News :

VINCI (Paris:DG) Construction Grands Projets is to carry out two projects for
the Jamaican National Water Commission to improve the country’s water supply
network for a total sum of €60 million.

The first contract for the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) –
Category B is an extension of the JWSIP - Category A project that has been
already carried out by VINCI Construction Grands Projets and voted “Project of
the year 2012” in Jamaica out of all types of engineering projects done on the

For this latest project, VINCI Construction Grands Projets will replace the
water transfer pipes that supply the urban area of Kingston and that currently
have a large number of leakages. The new raw water pipes will also supply a
new water treatment station on the Rio Cobre river. Three drinking-water
treatment plants on the northern coast of Jamaica will also be rehabilitated.
The works, totalling $62 million (about €47 million), will start at the
beginning of 2013 and will last 24 months.

The second contract in Port Antonio, in the north east of Jamaica, covers the
laying of water-supply pipes in the urban region, as well dredging works and
the construction of an outlet to the sea. This work represents the second
phase of a project carried out in the same town by VINCI Construction Grands
Projets in 2010.

The works, which will cost $17.5 million (approximately €13 million), started
in December 2012 and will last 18 months.


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