Gamuda teams up with international transmission specialist
17 Apr 2024 | Gamuda Australia
Ewan Yee, Gamuda’s Chief Executive Officer (left) and Rishabh Dev Khaitan, HGPT’s Chief Operating Officer (right) join forces to revolutionise Australia’s energy landscape.

Gamuda has signed a teaming agreement with Rohas Tecnic Berhad (Rohas), a leading Malaysian supplier of turnkey solutions for transmission networks, to exclusively joint venture together to bid for and build Australian transmission projects.

The two organisations will collaborate to target the Australian energy transmission market connecting renewable energy to the national grid. It is estimated that ahead of achieving Australia’s target of 82% renewable electricity by 2030, there is currently $53 billion worth of transmission projects approved, earmarked or in planning nationally.

Rohas, through its subsidiary HG Power Transmission (HGPT), is an established international specialist that has delivered 4,700km of transmission networks and infrastructure projects across 11 countries. The company has capacity to supply 42,000 tonnes of transmission towers annually alongside an approved standardised tower design database and inhouse design team.

The agreement brings together the strengths of both organisations including Gamuda’s local knowledge, resources and delivery track record on major infrastructure projects alongside Rohas’s technical expertise and resources in transmission networks and secure supply chain to provide transmission towers for installation.

Ewan Yee, Gamuda’s Chief Executive Officer, said partnerships were central to Gamuda’s strategy for growth in Australia to achieve $2 billion revenue in the next five years from energy projects.

“This teaming agreement with Rohas allows us to provide a ready-to-go and derisked solution for large scale transmission projects with our combined and complementary skillsets including access to Rohas’ extensive transmission design and tower supply capabilities,” he said.

Rishabh Dev Khaitan, HGPT’s Chief Operating Officer, said “This partnership enables the Rohas group to play a key role in Australia’s largest to date energy transformation, and we see this as an opportunity to advance in our 20+ years of collaborating with Gamuda internationally. It also allows us to leverage on Gamuda’s substantial local expertise when we set out to successfully execute power transmission projects together.”

Gamuda’s local knowledge meets Rohas’s technical expertise, forming a powerhouse for Australia’s power transmission projects.

The Rohas agreement supports Gamuda’s strategy to align with international strategic partners to support its move into the energy sector. This includes Gamuda Berhad’s recent significant shareholding in ERS Energy, Malaysia’s most prominent solar contracting company with a track record of delivering over 1GW solar projects across South-East Asia.