Downer wins FMG contract

Downer EDI has been awarded the engineering contract for Fortescue Metals’ Christmas Creek project.

The contract for services at the iron ore mine for the next six years has been valued around $3 billion, with work projected to commence as early at July 2010.

Downer will provide infrastructure and drilling services at the project.

Contract negotiations are expected to be finalised by June 2010.

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