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Samsung C&T to Participate in Mers...

Samsung C&T to Participate in Mersey Gateway Project in England



SEOUL, April 2, 2014 - Samsung C&T Corporation will take part in a joint venture to construct the Mersey Gateway bridge project in north-west England.


The construction joint venture also includes Kier Infrastructure and Overseas Limited (England) and FCC Construcción S.A. (Spain). Mersey Gateway is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project funded by Halton Borough Council and Merseylink SPC.


Mersey Gateway 


The centerpiece of the 450 million GBP project is a six-lane toll bridge over the River Mersey that will relieve congestion on the ageing Silver Jubilee Bridge. The new bridge, spanning over 2.13km, will be comprised of a 1km long cable-stayed bridge and approach viaducts. In addition, a 7.3km long access road will be built consisting of a news toll road and improvements to existing roads. The work is expected to begin in April 2014.


"We are honored to be involved in the Mersey Gateway project, one of the biggest civil engineering projects in the United Kingdom. Samsung C&T has a wealth of global experience in civil infrastructure and a strong record of safety and quality. We look forward to working on the project with our partners to stimulate economic growth of the region" said Chi-Hun Choi, CEO of Samsung C&T.


Samsung C&T has successfully delivered various road and railway projects worldwide, including the 12.34km cable-stayed Incheon Bridge, the longest and the largest bridge in Korea. The company is currently working on the Lusail bridge and road project in Qatar and the Roy Hill mining project in Australia.

Samsung C&T Awarded EPC Contract f...

Samsung C&T Awarded EPC Contract for Power Plant Projects in Algeria

US $1.37bn contract covers two power plants in Nama and Mostaganem


SEOUL &ndash February 20, 2014 &ndash Samsung C&T was awarded an EPC contract to build two power plants for $1.37 billion in Algeria, by Sonelgaz Electricity Production Company (SPE), a subsidiary of the state-owned electricity and gas utility group Sonelgaz.


Power facilities will be located in Mostaganem and Nama. The power station in Mostaganem will have an  electricity generating capacity of 1,450MW and the one in Nama 1,163MW upon its completion.









The government of Algeria has plans to build six new combined-cycle power plants throughout the country by 2017 to meet growing demand of electricity. Samsung C&T has been selected to construct two out of the six planned power plants.


"Samsung C&T has an extensive global experience in power plant construction of more than 20 years. Based on the company's emphasis on quality and safety, we look forward to working on the project to contribute to the economy of Algeria by assisting to boost its energy capacity" said Chi-Hun Choi, the CEO of Samsung C&T.


Samsung C&T has completed a total of 18 power plant projects and is currently working on 12 projects worldwide, including projects in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Singapore and Canada. The combined power-generating capacity of ongoing projects is 20,500MW. In 2013, the company won a $1.2 billion contract to construct a 2,100MW combined-cycle power plant in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.

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