Civmec wins EPC contract with Alcoa

Alcoa's Pinjarra refinery

Civmec last week secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Alcoa, as well as other new construction and maintenance contracts for resources clients, worth a combined $90 million.

The Singapore-listed company will undertake the engineering, procurement, delivery, construction, integration, commissioning and performance testing of a filter facility, materials handling system and associated supporting infrastructure at Alcoa’s Pinjarra alumina refinery, 80km south of Perth in Western Australia.

Civmec’s solution includes integrating the world’s largest plate and frame filters with the materials handling system. The contract will be executed over the next 18 months by a workforce of more than 200 people.

The company has also been awarded a civil concrete contract by Altura Mining for the construction of a new lithium plant in Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of WA.

Construction activities commenced immediately and see Civmec further expanding its client and knowledge base by delivering a project in lithium.

In addition, Civmec has recently also been awarded various maintenance, rectification and refractory projects for a range of resources clients across Australia, including in Queensland, South Australia and WA.

Civmec chief executive officer Patrick Tallon said: “We work hard with our clients to ensure they are getting the best overall solution for their important projects and it is very satisfying to see our efforts being rewarded with these latest contract awards.

“Having recently delivered refractory and maintenance work for Alcoa it is pleasing that they, and our other existing and new clients, see the value in our proven self-delivery model.

“Over the previous year we have focused heavily on ensuring we enter the new financial year with a healthy order book and we now look forward to conscientiously delivering our work in hand and continue our growth and success.”