Raymond Subsidiary Awarded $10-Million Contract In Venezuela
Corporacion Raymond S.A., a subsidiary of Raymond International Inc., 2801 South Post Oak Road, P.O. Box 22718, Houston, Texas 77027, has been awarded a contract of about $10 million by Estructuras Venezolanas to design and construct a marginal wharf in Guanta, Venezuela, said Henry F. LeMieux, chairman and president of the parent company.
Raymond Offshore Constructors will design the facility and then mobilize the marine and piledriving equipment necessary to drive t h e p r e s t r e s s e d concrete cylinder piles required to support the general cargo wharf. The current project is an extension of the existing complex.
The 36-inch-diameter cylinder piles will be manufactured by Consorcio Raymond-Brown & Root, a Raymond-sponsored joint venture, in a concrete manufacturing plant located at Maracaibo, Venezuela. The concrete piles will then be barged to the project site for installation. Precast concrete caps and deck slabs for the project will be manufactured at a yard to be built at the job site in Guanta.
Construction of the wharf is scheduled to begin soon, and is expected to be completed in late 1979.
Raymond International and its subsidiaries have been active in Latin America for more than 50 years. More than 1,000 marine structures have been installed in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela, by the Raymond-sponsored joint venture.
These structures include a gas conservation platform; a flow station nearly twice the size of a football field, and many singlecolumn drilling and conductor platforms.
Another Raymond subsidiary, Kaiser Engineers, Inc., is involved in the $4-billion expansion of what is expected to be the world's largest direct reduction steel complex at Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela.
Raymond International Builders Division currently is improving and expanding port facilities at Guayaquil, Ecuador, under a contract with a value of about $60 million. The original port facilities there were built in the early 1960s by Raymond.
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