CPB Contractors has been selected by the Australian Government’s Department of Defence to deliver the Point Wilson Waterside Infrastructure Remediation project.
The site establishment and then construction is due to commence early in the new year.
Point Wilson is an explosives storage facility at the western end of Port Philip Bay, Victoria. The property has a 2.4-kilometre jetty used for loading and unloading explosive ordnance.
CIMIC Group has a long history of supporting the Australian Defence Force, providing technically proficient and cost-effective infrastructure solutions through CPB Contractors and end-to-end asset management services through UGL.
CPB Contractors Managing Director Juan Santamaria said: “We are committed to using our experience and technical expertise to deliver long-term value to the Commonwealth and we are proud that CPB Contractors has been confirmed by the Department of Defence to deliver this essential upgrade.
“CPB Contractors will work closely with the Department of Defence to deliver this project in accordance with strict safety and security requirements.
“We will leverage more than 20 years’ experience delivering Navy, Army and Air Force infrastructure projects to expertly manage interfaces and ensure works deliver on planned project outcomes.”
Construction is scheduled to be completed in 2022.
CPB Contractors has experience in delivering some of Australia’s most significant Defence infrastructure projects including the:
- RAAF Base Williamtown Redevelopment Stage 2 and HMAS Albatross Redevelopment Stage 3 in New South Wales;
- C‐17A Maintenance Facility, Aircraft Apron and Associated Infrastructure project at RAAF Base Amberley in Queensland; and
- RAAF Base East Sale Redevelopment Project in Victoria.