Clough Ltd has announced that Downer Clough Joint Venture has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract by CSBP Ltd for the Nitric Acid Plant and Ammonium Nitrate Plant Number 3 (NAAN3). The award of the contract, which is valued at more than USD 200 million, follows the successful completion of the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) phase of the project. DCJV is a 50:50 joint venture between Clough and engineering and infrastructure management services group, Downer EDI Ltd (Downer).

The EPC scope involves project management, engineering, procurement, prefabrication, construction and pre-commissioning for the NAAN3 plant, located on Western Australia’s Kwinana strip. Engineering work will commence immediately, with the project management and construction team expected to mobilise to site in early 2012. Current project timelines indicate that the expansion will be completed in the first half of 2014.