Saturday 17th Aug, 2019

UGL wins $260M in rail and mining services contracts

John Holland has acquired RCR Tomlinson Group’s rail business in late December 2018, after the engineering firm was placed into voluntary administration.
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UGL has been awarded $260 million worth of new rail and mining services contracts across Australia.

The company, a member of the CIMIC Group, has been awarded contracts of up to three years to deliver multi-disciplinary services, including mechanical and piping, electrical and instrumentation, painting and insulation services.

CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer, Michael Wright, said the company’s end-to-end capability offered through its operating companies enabled it to provide seamless, whole-of-life solutions for its infrastructure and resources clients.

“UGL’s expertise and proven performance continues to result in new projects and contract extensions, reflecting our clients’ ongoing trust in our experience and solutions.”

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UGL will also provide additional work in operations, maintenance and manufacturing services for the rail sector.

Transport for NSW awarded UGL, a member of the RailConnect NSW joint venture, a contract extension to increase the side of the new Intercity Fleet.

Additionally, UGL will build four new diesel locomotives for rail freight operator Pacific National.

UGL Managing Director, Jason Spears, said he is extremely pleased to be recognised as a trusted and established partner to its clients in the rail and mining sector.

“These contracts reflect our strong ongoing relationships, and our reputation for the delivery of outcomes focused on safety, quality, technical innovation and expertise, and reliability,” Spears said.