[Seoul, Korea] June 26th, 2012 – Samsung Engineering, the largest engineering
company in Korea, announced that the company was awarded a contract in
Kazakhstan from Balkhash Thermal Power Plant(BTPP), worth 2.1 billion USD.
Samsung Engineering’s Executive Vice President Kim Dong-Woon attended the
signing ceremony in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Samsung Engineering is responsible for the engineering, procurement,
construction and commissioning for the project on a lump-sum turnkey basis.
The Kazakhstan BTPP project will take 60 months to complete and is expected
to reach completion by 2018.
The 1320MW power generator plant will be built in Balkhash Province, the southern
part of Kazakhstan which will help resolve the high demand for electricity in Kazakhstan.
“Samsung Engineering is looking forward to being part of the modernization
of Kazakhstan’s power sector and furthering the strong ties between the two
countries,” said Samsung Engineering executive Kim Dong-Woon.
About Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd.
Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd (SECL) has over 40 years of proven expertise in
engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance
and project management of hydrocarbon, industrial, and infrastructure plants and
facilities in worldwide markets. With a global force of over 7,600, Samsung Engineering
is an internationally recognized leader in the engineering industry.
For more information, please visit www.samsungengineering.com