ICA Fluor wins Mexican titanium dioxide plant contract


American chemical company DuPont has awarded a contract to ICA Fluor for its new titanium dioxide plant.

Built at DuPont's complex in Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico, the proposed plant is expected to be completed in 2015.

As part of the $130m contract, ICA Fluor will provide construction, construction management and material management services for the plant.

"Built at DuPont's complex in Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico, the proposed plant is expected to be completed in 2015."

The US-based engineering, procurement and construction company Fluor said it has booked its proportional share of the contract value into the backlog in the first quarter of 2013.

The joint venture of Empresas and Fluor, ICA Fluor is an industrial engineering company based in Mexico.

ICA Fluor offers engineering, procurement and construction services to various industries, including chemical, petrochemical, automotive, refinery and electricity generation.

The company also provides commissioning, fabrication, operations, maintenance and project management services to chemicals, energy, government, industrial, infrastructure, operations and maintenance, manufacturing and life sciences, mining, power and transportation sectors.

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