Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a six-year Strategic Supplier Master Services Agreement with Bruce Power in Canada for the provision of an extensive range of engineering and project management services. This agreement will enable Amec Foster Wheeler to continue the expansion of its support to Bruce Power, enhancing job security for its employees, and providing employment opportunities for Ontarians.
As a key strategic supplier, Amec Foster Wheeler will help Bruce Power achieve success in its focus on planning and executing Major Component Replacement Outages and executing a wide-ranging asset management campaign, all aligned to support Ontario’s long term energy plan.
Bruce Power is Canada’s first private nuclear generator, providing 30% of Ontario’s power. Its eight units provide over 4,000 full-time, direct jobs to highly skilled employees, and thousands more indirectly.
Simon Naylor, Amec Foster Wheeler Group President for the Americas, said:
“We are pleased to extend our support for Bruce Power as we continue our work at this exciting and pivotal time for the Canadian nuclear industry. This agreement positions Amec Foster Wheeler for success in achieving our vision of being recognised as an essential trusted partner to our clients and the nuclear industry."
Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO, Bruce Power commented:
“We look forward to building on our already strong relationship with Amec Foster Wheeler with a goal of continuing to be a key source of Ontario’s electricity supporting the economy while creating and sustaining jobs. Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan is counting on Bruce Power’s eight units to help power the province for decades to come, and this means clean, affordable and reliable electricity for families and businesses along with ongoing positive economic impacts. Both Bruce Power and Amec Foster Wheeler look forward to continuing to forge a strong relationship while delivering safe, reliable nuclear power to Ontario.”
Amec Foster Wheeler has some 3,000 nuclear specialists and has been a primary supplier to Bruce Power for 13 years, providing key support in engineering and operational analysis including support for the Bruce Units 1 & 2 Refurbishment project.