Jacobs Receives Contract from E.ON UK

Aug 16, 2011, 07:45 ET from Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a framework contract from E.ON UK (E. ON) to provide engineering services and construction management support as part of its ongoing plant life extension program at the 2000 megawatt (MW) Coal Fired Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station near Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Officials did not disclose the contract value.

Jacobs' scope of work includes the appraisal of system upgrade requirements; compilation of user requirement specifications; condition surveys; design of system upgrade and replacement projects, and support to procurement and construction management services.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Bob Irvin stated, "We are delighted to support E.ON with its mission to upgrade the plant at its Ratcliffe Power Station."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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