Valmec conducts civil construction for Northern Gas Pipeline

Valmec Limited has announced the company will conduct the civil construction scope on the Mount Isa Compressor Station as part of the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) for Jemena.

The contract is valued at $3 million and will see Valmec work collaboratively with both the traditional owners of the land, Kalkadoon People and Jemena in delivering the civils and underground services scope.

Valmec signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the project site’s traditional owners to support its project delivery strategy. 

The Memorandum of Understanding with Mount Isa based Kalkadoon Native Title Aboriginal Corporation, will enable Valmec and Kalkadoon, to identify and develop further strategic projects and opportunities situated on their native title lands.

Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter shakes Valmec director Stephen Lazarakis's hand at the Sod Turning Ceremony. Photo supplied.

Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter shakes Valmec director Stephen Lazarakis's hand at the Sod Turning Ceremony. Photo supplied.

Valmec Managing Director, Steve Dropulich, said, the company was very pleased to have been selected by Jemena as a construction partner on the NGP and able to continue the strong working relationship.

“This contract is of strategic importance to Valmec, further demonstrating the Company’s expertise and leading position as a key supplier in the gas services sector,” Mr Dropulich said.

“It is also pleasing to be able to execute a MoU with Kalkadoon which will support our execution strategy on this project and further enable Valmec to work with local communities and indigenous groups in delivering a mutually successful project for Jemena and its stakeholders.”