Transfield Services secures NZ$318m contract in New Zealand

Transfield Services has been awarded a NZ$318 million maintenance and project services contract renewal with Transpower, New Zealand’s electricity transmission grid owner and operator.

The six‐year contract takes effect on 1 July 2012. It includes a three‐year extension option and the potential to secure an additional NZ$180 million of work during the initial six years.

The work includes major capital works projects and maintenance of the grid’s transmission lines, substations, meters and transformers.

“This contract extends our 15‐year relationship with Transpower and reinforces our position as a leading provider of power and transmission services in New Zealand. Our highly experienced team will continue to ensure the reliable performance of this critical infrastructure,“ said Transfield Services Managing Director and CEO, Peter Goode.

Transfield Services power and transmission clients in New Zealand also include Meridian Energy, Contact Energy, Mighty River Power, NZ Steel (BlueScope), Trustpower, Orion and Wellington Electricity, and Transend Networks.

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Transfield Services employs over 19,000 people across 18 industries and 10 countries. We are a global provider of operations, maintenance and construction services to the Resources, Energy, Industrial, Infrastructure, Property and Defence sectors.
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