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Saturday, 03 November 2018 09:51

McConnell Dowell Makes Strong Start To 2019 Financial Year With Substantial Order Intake

McConnell Dowell is pleased to announce that it has secured a number of contract awards across all operating regions in the first quarter of FY19. The Group continues to progress its market and growth strategy. 

McConnell Dowell CEO Scott Cummins said, that the contracts awarded further highlight the Group as a specialist and respected infrastructure contractor that offers engineering and construction solutions to the Infrastructure, Building and Resource sectors across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, South East Asia and the Middle East.

“We continue to be proud of the work we undertake with our teams further cementing our reputation as a reliable and collaborative project delivery partner of choice,” Mr Cummins said.

“The recent awards demonstrate our growth across all core markets, accessing strategic regions and market sectors and strengthening our existing and new customer relationships”.

The continued commitment of collaborative work as a company, steady leadership and the creation and maintenance of valued relationships has resulted in the strengthening of the Group,” he said.

The following key contracts have been awarded in the first quarter of the 2019 financial year:

Webb Dock & Burnie Facilities Upgrade (Australia)
Commencing immediately, McConnell Dowell will showcase its marine expertise with the upgrade of existing wharf facilities at Webb Dock and Burnie for Toll Group. This project will be ready for operational use early 2019.

Swanson Dock Rehabilitation (Australia)
The Port of Melbourne Corporation has awarded the company a contract for further works to rehabilitate the berth at Swanson Dock.

Aviation Road & Wyndham (Australia)
Under the Western Program Alliance, the company has recently secured the contract to remove the Aviation Road Level Rail Crossing in Laverton and construct the Wyndham Vale Stabling Yard. Both projects are scheduled to commence immediately.
The program is focused on removing and replacing the existing level rail crossings throughout Melbourne. McConnell Dowell will provide design and construction services for the Victorian State Governments Level Crossing Removal Authority.

Neste Underpass (Singapore) 
McConnell Dowell will strengthen its reputation for underground works when constructing two underpasses for production lines, services lines and facilities at the Neste refinery in Singapore. These underpasses will connect Neste’s new facilities with its existing refinery units on the nearby islands of Tuas in Singapore. 

Clean Fuel Project (Thailand)
The company is undertaking early works associated with the Clean Fuel Project for Thai Oil. The Project team is  ensuring the works are ready for commissioning during 2019. 

Jane Street & Mulgoa Road (Australia)
McConnell Dowell has re-entered the NSW transport infrastructure market by securing the infrastructure upgrade contract for Jane Street and Mulgoa Road in Penrith. This project awarded by Roads & Maritime Services NSW reflects the company’s capacity to provide specialist construction solutions. Construction will commence in December and is due for completion in May 2020.

Auckland City Mission (New Zealand) 
The contract has been secured to undertake the Mission HomeGround Development Project in Auckland, as part of the City Mission Charitable Trust. This  is the first project award for Built Environs in New Zealand and signifies the successful strategic entry into the New Zealand vertical building market. The company is excited to be part of this important development, providing exceptional benefits to the community and customer. 


The first quarter of 2019 has started strongly, and these awards highlight the strong demand for McConnell Dowell’s value offerings and specialist capabilities in its core market sectors and targeted operating regions.

“We look forward to continued success, securing further projects, building new relationships and strengthening our existing ones,” Mr Cummins said.