GenusPlus wins $60m power installation contract from Rio Tinto

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Perth-based essential power and telecommunications infrastructure provider GenusPlus has secured a $60 million power installation contract from Rio Tinto for the Kangaroo Hill bulk supply substation in Western Australia.

GenusPlus said the scope of work includes the design and construct of 15km of dual circuit 220kV transmission line between Karratha and Dampier, a 220/33kV Substation at Rio Tinto’s Kangaroo Hill site in Dampier, modification works at Yurralyi Maya Power Station and Dampier Bulk Substation, new 33kV infrastructure and the deconstruction of redundant 220kV and 33kV infrastructure.

GenusPlus Managing Director, David Riches, said the contract – which is scheduled to commence immediately and be completed over a period of approximately 22 months – will be delivered by the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Powerlines Plus.

“We are pleased to secure the Kangaroo Hill contract and continue to build on our long relationship with Rio Tinto,” Mr Riches said.

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“We look forward to completing the works safely and on time.”

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