AusGroup wins massive Ichthys LNG contract

AusGroup, in a joint venture with Meisei Industrial, have won a $197 million contract for work at INPEX's Ichthys LNG project.

The two companies will come together to form the AGC Meisei Joint Venture (AMJV).

This is the second time the two companies have come together for an LNG project, previously working on a $100 million contract for an LNG train in WA between 2002 and 2004.

The scope of the latest contract will include painting, surface protection, fireproofing, and insulation works for the lead contract JKC.

Work will begin March next year, and run until December 2016.

AusGroup CEO Stuart Kenny said the company is  "pleased to be able to continue our relationship with JKC through this AMJV contract".

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