2016 Highlights

Delivering on our commitments

An unwavering focus on key priorities enabled us to deliver on numerous commitments in 2016. 

We ended the year with lower operating costs, a streamlined structure and a solid performance in our four sectors. We completed and won major projects, made inroads in ethics and compliance, and set the stage for a better gender balance across our organization. It was a productive year.

Ethics and compliance

  • Engaged 99.6% of our employees in our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct certification process
  • Confirmed our participation in Quebec government’s voluntary reimbursement program
  • Concluded a settlement agreement with the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Reached an agreement with the Commissioner of Canada Elections

Health & safety, security and environment (HSSE)

  • Improved our lost time injury rate for the third year in a row and maintained a very strong performance in our total recordable incident rate
  • Kicked off Perfect Days to support our goal of zero incidents

New Diversity & Inclusion Program

  • Target: ensure woman account for 20% of our managers, including senior managers and engineers by 2018

New major projects


Two Rail & Transit engineering contracts in the United States:

  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Philadelphia (United States)
  • Purple Line Transit Partners, Washington DC (United States)

Two-year extension contract for in-service support to the Royal Canadian Navy’s minor warships and auxiliary vessels, Government of Canada (Canada)


Two EPC contracts for the Chuquicamata Copper Smelter Complex, Codelco (Chile)

Sulphur dioxide mitigation project, Norilsk Nickel (Russia)


$800-million EPC contract, Middle East

10-year Build‑Own‑Operate (BOO) EPC contract, Crestwood Equity Partners LP (United States)


Bruce Power nuclear facility master services agreement, Bruce Power (Canada)

Darlington nuclear facility refurbishment – execution phase, Ontario Power Generation(Canada)    


Key Milestones

  • Launched Operational Excellence to better align our activities with our core business strategy
  • Delivered a major multiyear project at Montreal’s CHU Sainte-Justine North America’s second largest pediatric centre
  • Completed British Columbia’s Evergreen light rail transit line extension
  • Signed an agreement in principle for a JV with Chinese partners to develop, market and build the advanced fuel CANDU reactor
  • Reached full output at the new Jimmie Creek hydroelectric power plant
  • Celebrated 50 years of sustaining capital services at Baytown ExxonMobil in Texas
  • Canadian Society Safety Engineering Award – National Outstanding Achievement for our hand safety program at the Minera Antucoya Copper Plant in Chile
  • Canadian Consulting Engineering Award – Project Management for the Eleonore Gold Project in Canada
P3 Bulletin Awards
  • Silver award for Best Transit and Aviation Project Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit in Canada
  • Gold award for Best Road/ Bridge/Tunnel Project in America new Champlain Bridge Corridor Project in Canada
  • Maintained our public-private partnership (P3) leadership in Canadian Infrastructure projects
  • Divested two assets: Malta International Airport and Mayotte Airport

SNC-Lavalin is a partner of the Signature on the Saint Lawrence consortium responsible for the design, construction, and operations and maintenance of the New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project under a public-private partnership with the Government of Canada. Photo credit: Infrastructure Canada