VDM Group Ltd (VMG) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Wylie and Skene Pty Ltd, has been awarded a further contract for work at Citic Pacific’s Sino Iron Project at Cape Preston in Western Australia. This latest award is for an accommodation village valued at $93.5 million. The award of this contract lifts VDM’s order book value to over $350 million. The Sino Iron Project being developed by Citic Pacific is a leading magnetite iron ore project which is projected to have a peak full time construction workforce of around 5,500 people. Wylie and Skene’s contract for this project is with MCC who are performing an EPCM role on the project on behalf of Citic Pacific. The contract comprises the design and construction of a 1,750 person accommodation village inclusive of bulk earthworks, all buried and above ground services, kitchen and dining facilities, central amenities, roadways and all other buildings.
Wylie and Skene’s Managing Director, Mark Nagle said “The award of this contract confirms that demand for our services remains strong in the market and we expect this demand to remain strong given the number of other major projects under development in Western Australia. Client relationships are important and the award of this contract demonstrates the strength of the relationship that has developed between VDM, MCC and Citic Pacific.”
VDM Contracting, in Joint Venture with NRW Holdings, are constructing the breakwater for the load out facility valued at over $240 million. VDM Consulting have been working with MCC on the design of the accommodation facilities and are now working with Citic Pacific on the installation methodology for some of the world’s largest SAG and ball mills.
VDM Group is structured into three operating divisions; namely, Consulting, Construction, and Resources and Infrastructure. Within each division there are specialised companies offering a comprehensive range of services which include civil, structural and protective engineering; environmental and water services; building design and master planning; project and asset management; building services engineering etc. These services enable VDM Group to deliver a one-stop project management design and construction service to its clients.