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Sydney, Australia, 2017/01/30 - CIMIC Group company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by Main Roads Western Australia to deliver the northern section of NorthLink WA between Ellenbrook and Muchea - CPBCon.com.au. ASX: CIM
The design and construct contract involves construction of a free-flowing dual carriageway between Ellenbrook and Muchea, and will generate revenue of approximately $175 million for CPB Contractors.
CIMIC Chief Executive Officer Adolfo Valderas said: “CIMIC Group is committed to working with our clients to deliver sustainable transport solutions that support regional development and industry, as well as communities.
“The NorthLink WA northern section will provide a vital road portal for traffic and freight movements to commercial and industrial areas north of Perth, as well as improved safety, reduced congestion and faster travel times for road users.”
CPB Contractors Managing Director Román Garrido said: “Delivering new and upgraded transport infrastructure within live traffic environments is a core capability for CPB Contractors, and the safe and efficient management of the traffic network during construction is a priority.
“Working closely with Main Roads Western Australia, we are pleased to contribute our cost-effective design and construction solutions to deliver the project’s planned operational, community and environmental benefits.”
The NorthLink northern section works include new junctions at Stock Road, Neaves Road and Muchea, bridges built over local roads, railways and Ellen Brook, and separate cycling and pedestrian paths to provide safer and better connections between local communities.
Construction is scheduled to commence in mid-2017 and be completed in 2019.
CPB Contractors (cpbcon.com.au) has previously undertaken a number of major roads initiatives for Main Roads Western Australia, most recently leading the Alliance that delivered the $1 billion Gateway WA Perth Airport and Freight Access project.
Once complete, the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA will complement Gateway WA and support regional traffic volumes to commercial and industrial areas such as Malaga, Kewdale, Perth Airport and the Perth CBD.
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About CIMIC Group Limited
CIMIC Group Limited (cimic.com.au) is one of the world’s leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. CIMIC Group has operations that have been in existence since 1934, was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1962 and has its head office in Sydney, Australia. CIMIC provides construction, mining, mineral processing, engineering, concessions, and operation and maintenance services to the infrastructure, resources and property markets. It operates in more than 20 countries throughout the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, North and South America and Sub-Saharan Africa and, as at 31 December 2016, employed approximately 50,500 people directly and through its investments.