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Prysmian Wins WestConnex Cable Project

by wireworld on 07/08/2017 - 07:49 am

Tags: Press Releases, Projects

WestConnex new M4 contractor CPB Samsung John Holland JV has awarded Prysmian Australia a contract to deliver 1100 km of MV, LV, control, communications and fibre optic cables for the New South Wales road tunnel project.

The contract secured by CPB Samsung John Holland JV — also known as CSJ — is valued at approximately $11 million and the work will be done from October 2017 to July 2018.

The new M4 is the first tunnel section of WestConnex and continues what Prysmian says is its long involvement in tunnel projects.

Under the contract, 50% of the total supply is being manufactured in Prysmian’s Liverpool plant. For the remaining part of this complete cabling solution, Prysmian will co-operate with affiliate factories in China, Spain and Germany.

According to Prysmian close co-operation with the customer, CSJ, to finalise cable schedules in regards to lengths and possible rationalisations is part of the support offered by by the company to successfully cover the contract and Prysmian cable management will be run from the Liverpool plant, conveniently located only 22km from the customer site in Sydney.

“We feel both honoured and proud to take part in yet another infrastructure project in our own region,” Prysmian said.