ShawCor to provide corrosion protection coatings for the Barzan pipeline project
January 19, 2012
The pipecoating division of ShawCor Ltd., Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value in excess of US$45 million from Hyundai Heavy Industries to provide corrosion protection and concrete weight coating for the Barzan pipeline project in the Qatari sector of the Arabian Gulf. The contract will be executed at Bredero Shaw's facility in Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates and will involve the coating of 292 km of up to 24" pipe with a fusion bonded epoxy anticorrosion coating and HeviCote concrete weight coating. This facility is a technology leader in the anticorrosion, concrete weight and internal coating markets and provides leading-edge pipe coating solutions to clients throughout the Middle East. Work on this project is scheduled to commence late in the first quarter of 2012.
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