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Australia’s largest electricity distributor Ausgrid has signed a EUR110.4 million contract with Thiess for the 132kV City East Cable Tunnel (CECT). The contract involves the construction of a 3.2 km-long segmentally lined 3.5 m-diameter tunnel under Sydney from the existing City North substation in Sussex Street to a new substation in Riley Street, Surrey Hills. The CECT project also includes the construction of two concrete lined connectors, an extension to the City South Cable Tunnel and installation and commissioning of all tunnel mechanical and electrical services. The project is scheduled for completion in 2015 (Ref 4373). Visit www.thiess.com.au. 03/12.