John Holland Secures Australian Port Contract

13 September 2010 (Last Updated September 13th, 2010 18:30)

John Holland, a subsidiary of Leighton Holdings, has secured a A$276m (US$255m) contract from Rio Tinto for the construction of a port in Cape Lambert, Western Australia. Under the contract, John Holland will build a 920m jetty, loading facilities and related piping works at the Cape Lamb

John Holland, a subsidiary of Leighton Holdings, has secured a A$276m (US$255m) contract from Rio Tinto for the construction of a port in Cape Lambert, Western Australia.

Under the contract, John Holland will build a 920m jetty, loading facilities and related piping works at the Cape Lambert B iron ore port.

Leighton Holdings said the investment will increase the capacity of the port by 50 million tons a year.

The project is expected be completed by the end of 2012.