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SMS and EBNER Selected as Equipment and Furnace Providers, Respectively.

ASHLAND, Ky.– (BUSINESS WIRE) — Braidy Industries, Inc. (“Braidy Industries”) is pleased to announce the selection of Kiewit (“Kiewit”) as the company’s Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (“EPC”) contractor for Braidy Atlas, its greenfield aluminum mill in Ashland, Kentucky. SMS Group (“SMS”) and EBNER Industrieofenbau GmbH Construction (“EBNER”) were also selected as equipment and furnace providers, respectively.

“We believe our strong safety and performance track record, as well as our extensive experience as an EPC contractor will help ensure the overall success of this landmark aluminum mill.”
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This partnership represents a major step forward in the construction of Braidy Industries’ low-cost, innovative rolling mill, Braidy Atlas. With a dedicated management team alongside efficient onsite staff, the mill is on-schedule for first production in 2020. Once complete, Braidy Atlas will be the lowest cost aluminum mill in the world.

“We are excited to have been chosen by Braidy Industries and look forward to designing and building this important project,” said Tom Shelby, executive vice president of Kiewit Corporation. “We believe our strong safety and performance track record, as well as our extensive experience as an EPC contractor will help ensure the overall success of this landmark aluminum mill.”

Braidy Industries and Kiewit reached an agreement to negotiate a full turnkey EPC contract reflecting Kiewit’s capabilities as one of the largest construction and engineering organizations in North America. The company offers services in a variety of markets, including transportation; oil, gas and chemical; power and water/wastewater.