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Hawkins secures pair of geothermal power projects in Indonesia

Facilities entail the Lumut Balai and Karaha geothermal power stations, owned by state-owned Pertamina Geothermal Energy,

Hawkins Group is developing the two new geothermal plans as part of a joint venture with Indonesian partner
Banguan Cipta Kontractor (BCK). Hawkins has vast experience in delivering geothermal projects in New Zealand having successfully completed the Kawerau Geothermal Power Station, Ngatamariki Steamfield and Nga Awa Purua Geothermal Power Station.

Geoff Hunt, Hawkins Group CEO, says that the latest two international project awards further strengthen
Hawkins drive offshore to utilise the firms’ skills and knowledge in niche areas of expertise. “We are utilising specialist knowledge and skills that we have developed on geothermal projects in New Zealand, and partner with local contractors to best utilise combined expertise,” Hunt stated.

Lumut Balai is located in South West Sumatra on a remote site some 1300m above sea level. Hawkins has been appointed to design, procure and construct the civil and building services work to the power plant plus the installation of all Toshiba supplied power plant equipment. The contract also includes the commission of all above ground steamfield activities. The project period is 24 months from January 2015.

The Karaha power plant, is located in West Java, 1200m above sea level and is also a design, procurement and construction services contract to house the Alstom supplied power plant equipment as well as commissioning all above ground steamfield activities. The project will last around 23 months from January 2015.

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