wormThe Australian subsidiary of ACS, strengthens its presence in this country with two new contracts: a project for the construction of a high-voltage line and a mine reclamation. Australia is one of the main markets of this multinational company headed by Florentino Perez. and an increase of 18.3% in the first quarter of 2023.
high voltage line
in line with the first award Ugl Y CPB Contractor, two group companies, for an amount of 12.3 million euros (20 million Australian dollars). This includes the design and commissioning of a high voltage power line in North Queensland and seven high voltage electrical substations in the North Queensland region between Townsville and Mount Isa. The project will be completed by the end of this year and includes detailed engineering design, field studies, studies and geotechnical works.
As explained in a statement by the company, this agreement is an extension of the second one in 2021, which covers the scope, design, site investigation, pricing and progress of the design and construction contract for the Copperstring project. Simic Group Executive Chairman, juan santamaria, highlighting that the new award strengthens the group’s collaboration with Coperstring and the Queensland Government “will deliver economic and employment benefits to the critical infrastructure and communities that make up Queensland’s SuperGrid electricity system.” “We recognize the importance of engaging with the local community, including traditional owners, and look forward to creating opportunities for local individuals and businesses who can contribute to the supply chain for this project,” he added.
For his part, the Managing Director of UGL, Doug Mosssaid that “UGL, and our joint venture partner CPB Contractors, have long supported the design and development of the Copperstring 2032 project, including preparatory work and on-site field investigations.”
Similarly, Managing Director of CPB Contractors, jason spearssaid that “the joint venture of CPB Contractors and UGL brings together some of the most experienced experts in civil infrastructure, transmission lines and substation delivery in Australia to provide a reliable base for the supply of electricity to existing and future industries from Townsville to Mount Isa brings together”.
This settlement coincides with the award theses, Simic’s mining company, from a contract to rehabilitate a coal mine at Muswellbrook in the New South Wales region of Australia. The contract is for two years with Muswellbrook Coal Company (MCC) of Idemitsu Australia and is the second contract signed with the company following the award of reclamation services for the Ensham mine in Queensland in July 2022.
The company detailed in a statement that it will be in charge of the design and construction of the post-mining embankment, which creates a combination of indigenous ecosystems and grassland use that will generate approximately 180 hectares of reclaimed land at MCC’s opencast mine. does.
James Anderson“Muswellbrook’s contract reflects the growing strength of our relationship with Idemitsu Australia, and builds on the hard work and solid performance of our team at Ensham,” said Thies Rehabilitation Group Director.
For his part, Thies Group Executive Chairman and CEO, Michael Wrighthas elaborated that “Theis has been offering award-winning rehabilitation programs around the world for over 30 years. We are proud that Theis Rehabilitation continues this tradition of excellence as a trusted partner in sustainable mining operations “