India, March 15 -- Australian contractor, John Holland said on Wednesday that its 50:50 joint venture with Aussie compatriot Macmahon Holdings has won a AUD 340 million contract for undertaking site development work for the onshore facilities of the Ichthys LNG Project near Darwin in Northern Australia.
The Macmahon John Holland Joint Venture will undertake civil construction works associated with delivering the finished earthwork levels for the LNG plant and associated facilities, John Holland said.
The works include access roads, earthworks, drainage and ground improvement works required for the establishment of the landmark project, John Holland added.
John Holland Group Managing Director, Glenn Palin, said: "Today's award reflects the diversity of John Holland and our ability to deliver a vast range of works across the energy and resources sector, from site preparation through to design, delivery and commissioning works" .
"The contract builds on our strategy of aligning closely with major EPC contractors on approved projects in the oil and gas sector, offering safe and reliable contracting solutions to both the upstream and downstream components of these important projects," he added. Published by HT Syndication with permission from Dion Global Solutions Limited .
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(Originally published March 15, 2012, by Dion Global Solutions Limited.)