Leighton Asia to provide civil works for Hong Kong power project

WCN Editorial Team 5 Jun 2017 ASIA ENERGY & UTILITIES

Leighton Asia, a CIMIC Group company, has secured a contract worth AUD148m ($109.4m) from Castle Peak Power Company to provide the civil works for the Black Point Power Station Combined Cycle Gas Turbine project in Hong Kong.

The scope of the work will include excavation and lateral supports, deep shafts and pipe jacking for the delivery of a new cooling water intake and discharge facility including a new pumping station, underground cooling water pipelines, a maintenance shaft and the construction of a turbine hall.

The power project is owned by Castle Peak Power Company, a joint venture between CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (70%) and China Southern Power Grid International (HK) (30%).

Construction is set to begin shortly and will be completed by mid- 2019.

CIMIC Group CEO Adolfo Valderas said: “CIMIC Group and Leighton Asia have built productive and enduring relationships with clients across the power generation sector, and it is our privilege to contribute our innovative and diverse capabilities to ensure Castle Peak Power Company Limited achieves its additional gas -fired generation targets by 2020.”

CPB Contractors and Leighton Asia Managing Director Román Garrido said: “Leighton Asia has been involved in the ongoing development of the Black Point Power Station since it began operations in 1996.”

“We have a strong track record in delivering complex energy and resources infrastructure, and backed by the diversity of our civil engineering expertise, our team is committed to ensuring all projects reach their intended operational and sustainability outcomes.”

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