These contracts have been awarded in the 2012 financial year and include electrical and instrumentation projects as well as structural, mechanical, piping and engineering work.
The Chief Executive Officer of Downer, Grant Fenn, said these project wins strengthened Downer’s work pipeline and highlighted the large number of opportunities for Downer Australia.
The new projects include:
- above ground electrical and instrumentation work for Gindalbie Metals at the Karara Iron Ore Process Plant in Geraldton, Western Australia valued at $64 million;
- installation of accommodation and process modules for Origin Energy on the Yolla off-shore platform in Bass Strait with Downer providing project planning and logistics support, workshop fabrication of process piping and structural elements as well as the on-rig installation. This contract is valued at more than $60 million and represents a significant portion of the Yolla Mid Life Expansion Program;
- contracts for design, construction and testing of new substations and new switchyards valued at approximately $85.5 million; and
- design and consulting, and specialist services work collectively valued at more than $120 million. This includes feasibility studies, process design, design engineering, project execution and delivery, and process equipment design and supply undertaken by CPG Resources. Downer Australia’s Specialist Services include facilities and water management and electronic ticketing.