Image courtesy Bechtel Corp. Construction of a 120-hectare liquefied-natural-gas processing plant in Soyo, a coastal city, should be finished by the end of this year. Angola is revving up to start exporting liquefied natural gas, with a key phase of a $9-billion project nearing completion.Construction of a 120-hectare processing plant in Soyo, a coastal city in the southern African nation, is scheduled to wrap up in the first quarter of 2012, following the completion earlier this year of two offshore pipelines with a combined total distance of 385 kilometers.Bechtel Corp. is serving as the general contractor and construction manager. The
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.