SNC-Lavalin PAE Joint Venture supporting Government of Canada's health preparedness efforts

MONTREAL, April 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC), through the SNC-Lavalin PAE Joint Venture, has been chosen to provide a range of services in support of the Government of Canada's effort, to provide design expertise and to help deliver up to ten, 100-bed Mobile Health Units.

"As a proud Canadian, fully integrated professional services and project management company, we are honoured to be able to assist the federal government in this endeavor--that is to help ensure the health and safety of Canadians during this critical and unprecedented time," said Ian L. Edwards, President and CEO, SNC-Lavalin. "Safety is at the heart of our work at SNC-Lavalin, and it is a privilege to continue to provide our expertise to help support Canadian efforts as we have done for government agencies around the world."

"We're proud to bring our specialized expertise to bolster Canada's health preparedness. PAE has a long history of responding to humanitarian crises around the world. Working with SNC Lavalin, our talented workforce in Canada will deliver that same rapid response critical to Canada's health readiness," said John Heller, President and CEO, PAE.

"In an enduring 17-year partnership supporting the Canadian Armed Forces on deployed operations in Bosnia, Kabul and Kandahar in Afghanistan, and currently in Iraq and Kuwait, it is an honour and privilege to leverage the significant experience, capabilities and resources of SNC-Lavalin and PAE in serving Canadians at home," added Robert Spencer, President and General Manager, SNC-Lavalin PAE Inc.

As part of the federal mandate, SNC-Lavalin PAE JV will:

    --  arrange for the delivery, construction, warehousing and sustainment of
        up to ten, 100-bed Mobile Health Units;
    --  jointly deliver advanced medical and logistical integration under one
        program management structure that can rapidly respond to changing
        requirements in support of contingency measures;
    --  provide support services;
    --  provide designs and configurations along standardized best practices
        with innovative progressive solutions to accommodate large and smaller
        urban settings, as well as remote settings; and,
    --  use agile and flexible contracting and procurement for the provision of
        medical logistics services on an as-needed basis to sustain the support
        mission of the mobile health units.

National and global cooperation will also be fundamental to achieving the level of readiness required to protect Canadians against global health challenges in the future. SNC-Lavalin and SNC-Lavalin PAE Inc. welcome the collaboration with key suppliers in the medical, health and structures sectors, to successfully deliver this mandate.

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About SNC-Lavalin
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world. SNC-Lavalin connects people, technology and data to help shape and deliver world-leading concepts and projects, while offering comprehensive innovative solutions across the asset lifecycle. Our expertise is wide-ranging -- consulting & advisory, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and sustaining capital - and delivered to clients in four strategic sectors: EDPM (engineering, design and project management), Infrastructure, Nuclear and Resources, supported by Capital. People. Drive. Results.