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Australian expertise for India construction

An Australian infrastructure, building & construction industry mission is visiting India between December 7-11, 2009. The mission is visiting New Delhi and participating at a trade fair in Mumbai.
The mission features a broad cross section of Australian companies with expertise, products and solutions in infrastructure, buildings & construction.
Australian companies participating at the mission will specifically offer expertise in civil engineering, project construction & development; architect & design services; operations, maintenance, asset and project management services; facility integration; construction cost management consultancy and project modelling solutions; Building maintenance units; environmentally sustainable light weight building systems; emergency escape devices for high rise buildings, infrastructure & construction projects
Australia is at the forefront of the constantly evolving standards in the international infrastructure, building & construction industry accounting for nearly 7% of the Australian GDP, and employing 9% of the workforce.
According to Peter Linford, Senior Trade Commissioner – South Asia, Australian Trade Commission, "Australia has unique experience in building and construction projects driven by the country’s self-sufficiency in managing complex projects on account of its vast geographic spread; harsh environment and varied terrains and climatic conditions."
"Australia is also at the forefront of sustainable green building starting its journey towards becoming a green building nation in 2000, when Sydney hosted the world’s first ‘green’ Olympics. Australian architects and engineers are playing a major role in helping to shape the sustainability credentials of the Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi. Infrastructure and construction are the key drivers for India’s growth, and Australia can provide value added competitive solutions and expertise. There are tremendous opportunities for joint ventures, collaborations, technology transfers, investments and tie ups between Australian and Indian companies in this sector", said Peter Linford.

Participants at the Australian infrastructure, building & construction industry mission to India includes;
EW Cox Holdings Pty Ltd – Provider of building maintenance units
Lee Innovations Australia – Manufacturer of environmentally sustainable light weight building systems
Lifeline Descent Systems Pty Ltd – Manufacturer of emergency escape devices for high rise buildings; infrastructure & construction projects
Modelcraft – Provider of project modelling solutions using digital and new media
Rydges Hotels & Resorts – Australian hotel and resort chain operating 41 properties spread across Australia, New Zealand, UAE and UK looking at partnerships and management contracts in India.
Schreiber Hamilton Associates – Multi-disciplinary Australian architecture firm with expertise in master planning, design and architecture for aviation, residential, hospitality, hospital and master planning projects
The Buchan Group – Architectural group with experience & expertise a diverse range of projects including entertainment, hotels & resorts, residential, retail, commercial, education & health
The Padghams Group – Australian company with presence across India providing fully integrated cost management solutions for cost planning and quantity surveying, contract and procurement planning, bills of quantities, contract administration and life cycle assessment etc
Transfield Services – Provider of operation, maintenance, asset and project management services. Transfield operates across various sectors such as facilities management, mining and processes, oil & gas, transport, power, telecommunications and defence
WWW Projects – Contractors / integrators of power, telecommunication and security systems.

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