Jacobs Awarded Contract with Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd in Australia
PASADENA, Calif. -- July 9, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a
contract from Bayer CropScience Australia to perform early stage engineering
for an expansion project at their formulation plant in Kwinana, Western
Officials did not disclose the contract value.
Jacobs is generating and updating as-built site documentation to develop a
design and cost estimate for a new bulk unloading and mixing system. After
early stage engineering, subject to required approvals, Bayer intends to
proceed the project into engineering procurement and construction management
The project is expected to significantly increase Bayer’s production
capability at Kwinana and improve its ability to service the Western
Australian agricultural sector.
Jacobs Group Vice President Tom Quinn stated, “We are delighted to be working
with Bayer on this important capacity expansion project. We look forward to
supporting the project objectives by integrating our strong local capability
in the region, along with our global sector experience.”
The Kwinana operation is responsible for formulation and distribution of
broadacre products for Western Australia, and supporting South Australia and
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health
care, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience, responsible for
the agricultural business, is one of the world’s leading crop science
companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical,
professional, and construction services.
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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Michelle Jones, 626.578.6968
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