Balfour Beatty in a joint venture with CLG Developments has been awarded a £414m contract by Bord Gais Networks in the Republic of Ireland.
The nine-year contract is for the installation and maintenance of vital gas transmission and distribution networks across Ireland, including the delivery of new construction, emergency response and planned maintenance services.
Work is due to start early in the New Year.
Ian Tyler, Balfour Beatty chief executive, commented: “The Bord Gais award represents a significant development for our international utilities business. We are delighted to make this commitment to the Irish market and to continue to build upon our strategy to develop our international capability in the power sector.
“CLG has a proven track record of creating essential utility infrastructure in Ireland and we look forward to working with them to deliver gas networks for the people of this country.”