Astron awards $135m engineering contract to Chinese company for Australian minsands

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Monday, 26 October 2015

A subsidiary of Astron Corporation has hired a Chinese engineering specialist to help with equipment procurement and funding for the first phase of its mineral sands development in Australia.

ASX-listed Astron Corporation Ltd’s subsidiary, Donald Mineral Sands Pty Ltd, has entered into a framework agreement with China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) to help develop its mineral sands project located 300km northwest of Melbourne, Australia.

The engineering, procurement and construction contract (EPC) sets out the process for supply and installation...

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