MONTREAL, March 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been
awarded a contract by Groupe OCP S.A., a global leader in phosphates
extraction and transformation, to provide an integrated company-wide training
program covering all operations and maintenance, from mining to concentration
(washing), sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid, fertilizer production and
utilities. OCP has several large mines, process plants and shipping ports
throughout Morocco, employs approximately 19,000 people and is the world's
largest exporter of phosphates.
SNC-Lavalin's Global Training & Simulation (GTS) Centre will be responsible
for designing, developing and delivering standardized training to all
personnel through the use of advanced training technologies, such as
computer-based training (e-Learning) and operator training simulators (mobile
equipment and process plants). GTS will also serve as the integrator to
third-party experts for various components of the program. The training
program will be delivered in four large new training centres currently being
built by OCP. Through built-in training scenarios, process plant operators
will learn to work in routine and non-routine situations and improve their
troubleshooting and decision-making skills.
"This award confirms our leading-edge positionin training and simulation,"
said Michel Roy, Senior Vice-President, Human Capital Planning
andDevelopment, SNC-Lavalin Inc. "It also reflects our efforts in research &
development,our teamwork and the unique know-how of our people."
Development and initial deployment have commenced at SNC-Lavalin's offices in
Montreal and Casablanca and are expected to conclude by the end of the third
quarter of 2014.
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the
world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the
provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin
has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and
is currently working in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com.
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