AusGroup Limited (AusGroup) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Covalent Lithium Pty Ltd (Covalent Lithium) for its new facility in Kwinana, south of Perth, Western Australia as part of the Mount Holland Lithium Project (Project). Covalent Lithium is the manager and is undertaking the Project as an agent for and on behalf of subsidiaries of Wesfarmers and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.
In one of the final contracts awarded by Covalent Lithium for the construction of a new world-class Lithium refinery, AusGroup will supply, fabricate and deliver 58 stainless steel and carbon steel tanks for the new refinery.
With its large fabrication facility situated under 4kms from the refinery site within the Kwinana Strategic Industrial Area, AusGroup is ideally positioned to deliver the project’s construction schedule and provide a seamless and efficient delivery model.
AusGroup anticipates it will need to recruit up to an additional 100 people to facilitate the delivery of the contract and remain committed to providing local jobs, skills, and training opportunities for the West Australian workforce.