Morrison Knudsen Awarded $1.2 Billion Construction and Engineering Contract
LOS ANGELES – The Indonesian Infrastructure Partnership has awarded Morrison Knudsen a $1.2 billion contract in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The contract is for the engineering and construction of a new harbor and load out facilities for the country’s expanding pulp and paper industry. Included in the work is the construction of a 600 acre load out/storage yard, 35 miles of new resource roads, 12 stationary dock cranes and a standalone power station to sustain the new harbor.
The project is a vote of confidence for the aggressively expanding pulp industry in Indonesia. After its completion it will increase the country’s pulp and paper export capacity by 7 percent. Additionally it will open up close to 1200 square miles of country for further development in the mining and energy industries. The Company anticipates hiring 1200 Indonesians for the 3 year project.
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