AMEC appointed as project management contractor for multibillion dollar chemical complex China


London, United Kingdom, (27 June 2011) "- AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has been appointed by BASF Polyurethane (Chongqing) Company Limited and Chongqing Chemical and Pharmaceutical (Group) Holding Company Limited (CCPHC) as the project management contractor for the development of a new 400,000-tonnes-per-year MDI (diphenylmethane diisocyanate) facility at Changshou, Chongqing, China.

This state-of-the-art facility will form the centre of an integrated chemical production complex operated by the Changshou Economic & Technological Development Zone.MDI is the main raw material used for the production of polyurethanes.

The value of AMEC's multi-million dollar three-year contract has not been announced but the overall capital cost of the complex will be over US$ 5 billion.

AMEC's role is to provide project management services and interface coordination in relation to the CCPHC and BASF facilities as part of an integrated project management team.

"The award and successful execution of this significant project will further strengthen AMEC's position as the leading provider of project management services in China," said Ross Gibson, Regional Director of AMEC's China operations. "We are proud that AMEC has been selected to help deliver this project to the highest safety, environmental and low carbon emission standards."

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