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China, Hong Kong - cn/69


Leighton Asia, in joint venture with China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Ltd and Van Oord ACZ, has secured a US$487.2 million land reclamation contract in Hong Kong for the Territory Development Department. Leighton's share is US$218 million. The contract involves the reclamation of a key section of Hong Kong Harbour to form approximately 18 hectares of land including the construction of a rail overrun tunnel for the Airport Railway and one kilometre dual three-lane road tunnel. Project to commence on 28th February, 2003 and is scheduled for completion in September 2007. 09/03.