KBR to Perform Repair Services for Compass Minerals’ Goderich, Ontario, Canada Facility
World’s Largest Salt Mine, Damaged by Tornados
Today announced it was awarded a contract to provide repair services for Compass Minerals’ salt mine in Goderich, Ontario, Canada. The rock salt mine, which is the largest in the world, halted operations as a result of significant storm damage in August 2011.
KBR and its subsidiaries, KBR Wabi and Roberts & Schaefer (R&S), will combine their expertise in the construction, mining and materials handling to offer a range of services that include engineering, procurement and construction to expedite repairs and restore Compass Minerals’ operations. These upgrades will not only restore but improve material handling flexibility, and provide increased storage, better operational safety, improved shiploader and other systems throughout, and state-of-the-art remote operations capabilities.
“We are proud to have been selected by Compass Minerals to execute the services needed to resume operations at their rock salt mine. We realize the importance of this mine to Compass Minerals’ business and will remain dedicated to a timely completion,” said David Zimmerman, Group President, KBR Services. “This contract will enable KBR to display its unmatched expertise in specialty materials handling and construction and will present the high-value cross discipline infrastructure capabilities that KBR is able to offer its clients.”
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