AusGroup subsidiary AGC Industries Pty Ltd has entered into a joint venture with Meisei Industrial Co. Ltd of Japan to form AGC Meisei Joint Venture (AMJV). The joint venture is pleased to announce, it has been awarded a AU$197 million contract by JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd (JKC) on the onshore facilities of the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project, near Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
The subcontract scope of work includes; painting, surface protection, fireproofing and insulation works for lead contractor JKC. Work is expected to commence in March 2015 and will continue for 22 months until December 2016. This is the second major contract to be awarded to a subsidiary of AusGroup on the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities.