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


INFRASTRUCTURE

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)


MINING & METALLURGY

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

Sulphur dioxide mitigation project, Norilsk Nickel (Russia)


OIL & GAS

$800-million EPC contract, Middle East

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


POWER

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

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

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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