This story by Chineme Okafor was originally published in This Day Live on June 1, 2014.


KAZTEC Engineering Limited, a subsidiary of Chrome Group, has showcased its technical capacity and a dynamic framework for adding real jobs to real Nigerian economy. The company envisioned that by 2016, it would add up to 25,000 jobs to the labour force.

This was evident when the nation’s leading oil & gas chiefs visited their bustling fabrication yard located on Snake Island, Lagos.

During the visit, work on the yard was busier than usual. Engineers, welders, fabricators, crane operators, logistic and procurement specialists, all collaborated seamlessly to lay the ground work for the anticipated load out of Ebugu Booster Compressor BC-2.

According to the Commercial Director, KAZTEC, Mr. Marc Robillard, currently has about 50 engineers actively working on the Fab-yard and more to come on board; 75 procurement and logistic professionals, 500 skilled labour workforce and 30 project Managers.