Civmec is pleased to announce that it has secured multiple new contracts for the maintenance, manufacturing and construction divisions of the Company with a combined value of over A$100 million.
The awards include:
- MAINTENANCE – the significant award of a further three-year contract with Alcoa of Australia Ltd to provide calciner maintenance, major overhaul and repair services, including scaffolding, mechanical, refractory and electrical services. The contract covers all calciner works at the Kwinana, Pinjarra, and Wagerup refineries. These plants contain 17 calciner units, 2 liquor burners, and 5 regenerative thermal oxidizers.
- MANUFACTURING – in the metals and minerals sector for works to be completed in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, including:
- the supply, manufacture, trial assembly and delivery (FAS) of four main train load-out bin modules for the Jimblebar project; and
- the supply, fabrication, surface treatment and modularisation of shuttle trusses, conveyor trusses, platework and stick steel for the Gudai-Darri (Koodaideri) project.
- CONSTRUCTION – in the metals and minerals sector for works to be completed in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and the infrastructure sector in the Perth metropolitan area, including:
- a civil package, including detailed earthworks, concrete placement, cabling and pipework for a Roy Hill de-bottlenecking project;
- the delivery of a fixed plant workshop for the Rio Tinto Mesa A project, where the Group is already undertaking other SMP&E works; and
- the construction of a 217-metre architecturally designed pedestrian bridge over Winthrop Avenue to Kings Park in Nedlands known as the Kids’ Bridge for Main Roads Western Australia (Main Roads).
OTHER BUSINESS INFORMATION
- The milestone event of commencement of construction for OPV4 occurred on 4 January 2021. With OPV3 construction well advanced in the Company’s recently completed world-class Assembly Hall, there are now two of the ten vessels to be built in Western Australia underway.
- The Group continues to invest in systems improvements with continuous upgrades to our business management system, including the acquisition and integration into Civtrac of a welding control system known as QC welds.
- The Group retains a continued focus on the development of its new and existing employees and currently has approximately 100 people employed through apprenticeship and graduate programs, as well as having upskilled approximately 1200 employees through our in-house registered training organisation (RTO) over the past 12 months.
- The Group continues to successfully manage any impact of COVID-19 on operations, including addressing the impact on fly-in/fly-out workers and their families.
Civmec’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Patrick Tallon, said: “We are very pleased to again be trusted by Alcoa of Australia to deliver critical maintenance activities for their calciners across their Western Australian sites.”
He added: “While it is very satisfying to continue to secure projects for the manufacturing and construction disciplines within the business, a standout award for the company in this recent period is the award of the prestigious Kids’ Bridge connecting the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Campus to Kings Park by Main Roads. Following the successful delivery of the Matagarup Bridge, connecting East Perth and Optus Stadium, this award sees us being accountable for both the supply and installation of another important piece of Government infrastructure as a tier 1 contractor and we look forward to enhancing our relationship with Main Roads through the process and subsequently realising further opportunities in this sector.”