03/03/2016 - 12:48

Clough wins South Africa contract

03/03/2016 - 12:48

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Engineering group Clough has won a contract to provide its services to a joint venture which is building a liquid petroleum gas import terminal in South Africa.

Clough wins South Africa contract
Clough will supply its services to the Saldanha Bay LPG import terminal near Cape Town, South Africa.

Engineering group Clough has won a contract to provide its services to a joint venture building a liquid petroleum gas import terminal in South Africa.

Under the deal, Clough will construct the marine facilities and overland pipeline for the Saldanha Bay LPG import terminal, with is being built by Sunrise Energy, a partnership between IIitha Group Holdings, Industrial Development Corporation, and Mining Oil and Gas Services.

The value of the contract was not disclosed.

The scope of work includes fabrication, installation and commissioning of a five-kilometre LPG pipeline.

The overland pipeline will include a shore crossing and a 2km pipeline to connect with the Sunrise plant infrastructure.

The marine facilities will allow vessels to offload LPG to an onshore facility via a 3km subsea pipeline.

Engineering and procurement will begin immediately with work to be done out of Clough’s office in Cape Town, while construction team will move to the site in April.

“(We) will draw on our global oil and gas and marine construction expertise to deliver innovative construction services for Sunrise and the Saldahna import terminal project,” Clough chief executive Peter Bennett said.

“This represents a landmark project for our business and a continuation of our international expansion strategy.”

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