Through its Australian subsidiary Cimic, to provide strategic advice, planning, supply management, operations and maintenance for the Australian Defense Forces fuel network.
UGL, belonging to the Cimic group, the Australian subsidiary of ACS, has won a contract with the Australian Ministry of Defense to provide strategic advice, planning, supply management, operations and maintenance for the Australian Defense Forces fuel network (ADF).
The contract will generate revenues for UGL of approximately US$500 million (about $457 million euros) over six years, with extension options based on performance until 2035.the ACS subsidiary reported this Tuesday.
Under this contract, UGL will provide all operations and maintenance services across the entire national Defense fuel network, as well as strategic asset advisory and assurance services, and management and coordination of ADF fuel supply needs throughout Australia.
The company expects the works to generate more than 350 jobs, as well as career opportunities for apprentices through new training programs. There will also be opportunities for local suppliers.
The executive president of Cimic, Juan Santamaría, recalled that the group’s companies have already carried out “important” projects and services in the main Army bases, Air Force and Navy throughout Australia, including some of the country’s most complex infrastructure and warship overhaul and repair services.
“We are delighted to further strengthen our partnership with ADF by uniting this expertise with UGL’s capabilities in energy, resources, logistics, operations and maintenance to offer an effective and collaborative solution”has added.
For his part, UGL CEO Doug Moss highlighted that UGL’s experience and presence across the country will provide a “robust and capable” fuel network with the Australian Defense Forces.