Cimic wins two Australian projects worth $99m

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Cimic Group’s UGL engineering subsidiary has been awarded two resources and utilities contracts worth a total of US$99m.

UGL will design and build two greenfield switching stations and 65km of 330kV transmission line connecting the MacIntyre Precinct in southwest Queensland to the transmission network.

Working on behalf of electric utility company Powerlink, the project is due to take 18 months.

UGL will also provide maintenance, projects and turnaround services for Viva Energy in Victoria.

Juan Santamaria, Cimic’s chief executive, said: “UGL has a national presence providing specialised engineering expertise to clients in the resources and utilities space.

“We’re pleased to again work with Viva Energy and Powerlink to support critical infrastructure for communities around the country.”

Doug Moss, UGL’s managing director, said: “UGL has a strong reputation in the resources and utilities industries, and these contract awards demonstrate our relationship with existing clients and the faith they put in us to deliver safe, quality and reliable outcomes for their businesses.”

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