WOODRIDGE, IL – Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc., a specialty chemicals company, has selected URS Corp., San Francisco, to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for its second world-scale biorefinery in Natchez, MS. The project ensures the company remains on track to meet customer forecasts for its Inherent™ renewable building blocks.

Under the contract, URS’ scope of work involves converting Elevance’s existing biodiesel plant into a new biorefinery. The Natchez project will be the second biorefinery based on Elevance’s proprietary metathesis technology.