Cimic announces four contract wins in India and Australia

Cimic’s subsidiaries have won four contracts, two each in India and Australia, worth a total of US$77m.

In India, Cimic subsidiary Leighton Asia will carry out two building jobs. The first is the Hindu Heritage Experience Centre at the Bhakti Mandir temple in Mangarh, Uttar Pradesh. The contract was awarded by the not-for-profit JKP Foundation, and will include an "iconic" Lotus building as well as a precinct of shops and restaurants.

Work the project is due to start this month and be completed in 2022.

Leighton Asia has also begun work on the Nita Mukesh Ambani Junior School in Mumbai. This job, for conglomerate Reliance Industries, includes an extension to the Dhirubhai Ambani International School that will add three basement levels, seven floors and a terrace.

Work is due to be completed in 2021.

In Australia, Cimic subsidiary Broad Construction has been chosen by the Queensland government’s Department of Education to work on Aspley State High School in northern Brisbane. Broad has already begun work on a music and visual arts centre, and a multipurpose sports hall.

Work on the project has started, and is due to be completed in 2021.

Finally, Cimic subsidiary CPB Contractors has been selected for the Rail Infrastructure Alliance alongside Aecom and John Holland to carry out signalling work on the Sunbury Line in Melbourne. This is due for completion in 2023.

The Rail Infrastructure Alliance won the original contract for the Sunbury Line last October.

Juan Santamaria, Cimic’s chief executive, said: "We look forward to contributing our major project experience to these projects. We value the opportunity to work with our clients to efficiently deliver these projects, which will provide significant socioeconomic benefits for their communities.

"CPB Contractors’ client focus delivers high-quality assets of lasting value. Our team’s strength is the unique combination of local knowledge and international experience that comes from our people and corporate culture. We will apply these capabilities to safely deliver each of these projects."

Image: Bhakti Mandir (CC BY-SA 3.0)

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