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Georgiou wins $17m contract to build Kwinana lithium project facilities

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Posted by Monica Gameng

Georgiou Group has been awarded a $17 million contract to build Tianqi Lithium’s Australian headquarters. The contract was awarded by MSP Engineering, the head contractor for the multi-million dollar Kwinana lithium processing plant.

Under their contract, Georgiou will build a new office building as well as training, security, warehouse storage, laboratory and control room buildings at the processing plant site.

According to Georgiou Chief Executive John Georgiou, the buildings will have key featured which are drawn from Chinese Feng Shui.

“The new control room building is a critical part of the whole project and will control all elements of the lithium processing plant,” Mr Georgiou said.

This is Georgiou’s third contract win for works on the Kwinana project. The company previously secured the forward works contract as well as concrete works contract for the processing plant.

“After successfully delivering the forward works contract, Georgiou is thrilled to again be working alongside Tianqi Lithium Australia and MSP Engineering to deliver this landmark project, and we look forward to playing a part in changing the landscape of manufacturing and construction in WA,” Mr Georgiou said.

Construction of the new buildings is expected to commence later this month and will be creating up to 110 jobs during peak construction.

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Source: Business News WA

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

As PlantMiner's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1000 posts. She truly is an industry expert. Monica's passion for educating and inspiring readers saw the PlantMiner blog recognised by Feedspot as one of the Best Australian Construction Blogs in 2018 and 2019. PlantMiner is Australia's largest online construction marketplace. Sign up as a vendor to find and engage with civil and commercial contractors across Australia. Alternatively, if you're looking for plant and equipment you can compare equipment and subcontractor quotes from vendors near you in just a few steps.