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Sun September 19 2021

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Leighton wins Melbourne airport contract

1 Oct 13 Leighton Contractors has secured a AU$370m (£213m) contract to build an integrated transport facility and a new terminal as part of a capacity upgrade for Melbourne Airport.

Leighton Contractors’ delivery of the transport facility includes construction of a seven-storey car park, elevated access roads and ramps, an underground service tunnel, electrical substation and ancillary infrastructure.

It will deliver the new Terminal 4 in a joint venture with its subsidiary Broad Construction. The works include baggage handling and reclaim facilities, check-in kiosks and associated infrastructure, staff amenities, retail areas and connections to existing concourses.

Leighton Holdings chief executive officer Hamish Tyrwhitt said: “We are pleased to be part of Melbourne Airport’s upgrade. This award demonstrates the Leighton Group’s strength in the civil infrastructure and commercial building markets, and the ability of our companies to collaborate, leveraging their scale and range of core competencies to deliver innovative solutions and value for clients.”

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