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Southern Cross wins $100m  work at Cape  Lambert
Southern Cross wins $100m work at Cape Lambert

Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has been awarded a $100 million contract for the supply and installation of the electrical and instrumentation package at Rio Tinto's Cape Lambert Port Expansion.

Work to commence immediately on the project and conclude in September next year.

The contract follows Southern Cross Electrical Engineering, based in Naval Base, being awarded a framework agreement in 2011.

Managing director Simon High said: "Rio Tinto is a core client for Southern Cross Electrical Engineering and we are very pleased to be awarded the Cape Lambert Port B scope. This is the first project to be awarded to Southern Cross Electrical Engineering under this Framework Agreement, which we look forward to executing over the coming months."

The Cape Lambert Port B project comprises the construction of a new port facility to the existing Cape Lambert Port facility. This will involve construction of new train unloading infrastructure, stockyard and new shiploading facilities, including a new wharf.

Shares in Southern Cross Electrical Engineering closed up one cent, 0.8 per cent, at $1.235

The West Australian

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