Civmec – a construction and engineering services provider in Australia – has been issued a notice of award as well as several other projects that brings its total order book to more than A$1.1 billion ($1.07 billion).

The notice of award is for the Mount Holland lithium project in Western Australia, which will be undertaken by the subsidiaries of Wesfarmers and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. The agreement was administered by Covalent Lithium the 50:50 joint venture manager of the two companies.

Civmec has been tasked to construct a refinery which will receive the lithium concentrate produced at the main Mount Holland site. The lithium concentrate will subsequently be converted into high-purity lithium hydroxide monohydrate.

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