Lesedi NS Adopts AVEVA's Integrated Engineering & Design Approach

Leader in the South African power industry selects AVEVA PDMS, AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Diagrams

Paris, France – 4 October 2012: AVEVA (LSE:AVV), today announced that Lesedi Nuclear Services, a leading South African EPC in the power industry, has adopted an Integrated Engineering & Design approach by implementing AVEVA PDMS, AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Diagrams. The deployment of these key software applications from the AVEVA Plant portfolio enables Lesedi to optimise its design process on complex power plant projects.

"The combination of PDMS and the other applications adds a new dimension to our existing solution, allowing us to handle more complex major capital projects", said Lionel Trocado, Director of Engineering, Lesedi NS. "Achieving greater efficiency on large projects is critical to our business, since it cuts project time while reducing cost and risk. AVEVA’s Integrated Engineering & Design approach provides dynamic information sharing between the different disciplines throughout the life of the project.  The approach will help us to reach a new level of efficiency by fully integrating our engineering and 3D design data."

"Lesedi’s decision to implement AVEVA means they can ensure consistency of the engineering and design data, which is critical to avoiding rework that becomes increasingly costly and disruptive as a project evolves," added Fredy Ktourza, Senior Vice President, South EMEA, AVEVA. "Major EPCs like Lesedi operate in a very competitive market and are constantly looking for ways to improve project efficiency.  AVEVA’s Integrated Engineering & Design approach helps give our customers a competitive edge, with industry-leading functionality in a tightly integrated solution. It’s a very powerful combination that offers tremendous business value".

All AVEVA Plant products are part of AVEVA’s Integrated Engineering & Design approach which improves project efficiency and reduces engineering and design costs by offering complementary products that draw on common processes, disciplines and deliverables, through a single managed information model. For more information visit www.aveva.com/plant.

Lesedi is a leading South African EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction contractor) that was founded to provide technical resources for the nuclear power industry. Over the years they have successfully completed numerous projects, in both nuclear and conventional environments, primarily at Eskom’s Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant in the Western Cape. For more information visit www.lesedins.co.za.

AVEVA is a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries. For more than 45 years it has delivered business critical software solutions to owner operators, engineering contractors and shipbuilders around the world. For further information please visit www.aveva.com/ednotes.