Abbot Point coal terminal

The Monadelphous Group has won a $76 million contract from the Ports Corporation of Queensland for the expansion of Abbot Point Coal Terminal.

The Monadelphous Group has won a $76 million contract from the Ports Corporation of Queensland for the expansion of Abbot Point Coal Terminal.

The $818 million Abbot Point project will expand the overall throughput at the terminal from 25 to 50 million tonnes per annum.

The company will complete electrical work at the coal terminal as well as structural, mechanical and electrical work within the stockyards.

The electrical package includes upgrading parts of the existing coal handling plant, the installation of new plant and an overall upgrade to the power system.

At the stockyards, Monadelphous will procure, construct and commission, new bund conveyors as well as extensions to the existing inloading andoutloading conveyors.

The proposed work is the largest coal terminal contract package the company has won to date.

“We are very pleased to have Ports Corporation of Queensland as a new customer and look forward to building a long term relationship,” Monadelphous’ managing director Rob Velletri said.

The $76 million contract closely follows recent wins in Western Australia and similar projects at the Dalrymple Bay, RG Tanna and Hay Point coal terminals in Queensland.Project works will commence immediately with substantial completion scheduled for the fourth quarter of calendar 2009.

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