Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded an Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contract for the Cullinan Mill Extension Project, near Pretoria, in South Africa.

The award of this contract, valued at approximately US$113 million (ZAR1.4 billion out of the Plant’s total ZAR1.6 billion capital cost), follows the successful Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) work for this project. The contract will be executed by Amec Foster Wheeler’s South African mining company, MDM Engineering.

The contract is to provide the design, procurement and construction services for the mine’s six million ton per annum milling, Dense Media Separation and sorting process facilities.