MDCC’s initial and primary role was as the EPCM for the civil installation of a 175MW power plant owned jointly by South African parastatal SASOL and Mozambique electrical utility EDM. Critical in this role was assisting and liaising with EDM and the other ministries to obtain project permitting, easements, etc. MDCC was the EPCM through all phases of the 18 engine plant including gas pipeline feed installation, high pressure compression and monitoring station, electrical switchyard and transmission/distribution lines.
In addition to its primary role as EPCM, MDCC also supported the Finland based overall EPC Wartsila with administrative, acquisition and logistical support services. This included providing staffing for their in-country office, assisting in acquisition and clearing of project and support materials and managing logistics such as renting of housing and hiring and maintenance of vehicles.