Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From its offices in over 40 countries, SNC-Lavalin provides EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) and EPCM (engineering, procurement and construction management) services to clients in a variety of industry sectors, including mining & metallurgy, oil & gas, environment & water, infrastructure and clean power. In many cases, SNC-Lavalin combines these services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities to provide a complete end-to-end project approach.
SNC-Lavalin offers its expertise on a cost-plus reimbursable, turnkey or lump sum turnkey basis. It also develops, provides internationally sourced project financing for, and makes equity investments in, major public-private partnership projects (P3s). The company’s current infrastructure investments and P3s include Highway 407 in Toronto, the William R. Bennett Bridge and the Canada Line rapid transit system in British Columbia, the AltaLink power transmission lines in Alberta (being held for sale in 2014), the McGill University Health Centre’s Glen Campus and the Maison Symphonique acoustic concert hall in Quebec, the Astoria thermal power plants in New York City (being held for sale in 2014), and the Hadjret En Nouss thermal power plant and the Fouka seawater desalination plant in Algeria.
SNC-Lavalin has built a worldwide reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget, regardless of size, scope or location. The company has been active internationally for over 60 years and has established a global network with regional hubs in its target regions: North America, Latin America, the Middle East & Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. Its multidisciplinary, multicultural and multilingual team has first-hand knowledge of the cultures, customs and geography of the countries in which they operate. Since its founding in 1911, the company has successfully carried out tens of thousands of projects these regions.
SNC-Lavalin's advanced, proprietary PM+ project management system is generally recognized as one of the best systems of its kind in the industry. It integrates all facets of a project, from initial planning to final commissioning, into one seamless package to help the company’s world-class project team deliver any project regardless of complexity and size.