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2011

  1. Downer Appoints Two New Non-Executive Directors

    16/12/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced the appointment of Kerry Sanderson AO and Eve Howell as Non-executive Directors, effective 16 January 2012.

  2. Downer Clough Awarded EPC Contract for CSBP NAAN3 Project

    15/12/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the 50:50 Downer Clough joint venture (DCJV) had been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract by CSBP Limited for its Nitric Acid Plant and Ammonium Nitrate Plant Number 3 (NAAN3) at Kwinana, 40 kilometres south of Perth.

  3. Downer Signs Agreement to Sell CPG Asia

    14/12/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced it had signed a Share Sale Agreement with China Architecture Design and Research Group (CAG) to sell the CPG Asia business to CAG for A$147 million.

  4. Sixth Waratah Train Receives Certificate of Practical

    7/12/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the sixth Waratah train had received a certificate of Practical Completion from RailCorp.

  5. Downer Refinances $260 million Waratah Bonding Facility

    2/12/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced that it had successfully refinanced a A$260 million committed Syndicated Bonding Facility (the "Facility") in respect of the Waratah train project.

  6. Downer Appoints New Non-Executive Director

    24/11/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced the appointment of Philip Garling to the position of Non-executive Director, effective 24 November 2011.

  7. Appendix 3X

    24/11/2011

    Appendix 3X - Initial Director’s Interest Notice

  8. Fifth Waratah Train Receives Certificate of Practical Completion

    23/11/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the fifth Waratah train had received a certificate of Practical Completion from RailCorp.

  9. Chairman's Address and CEO's Report

    9/11/2011

    Please follow the link to view the Downer's 2011 Chairman's Address and CEO's Report.

    2011 AGM Chairman's Address and CEO's Report

  10. Results of 2011 Annual General Meeting

    9/11/2011

    Please follow the link below to view the results of Downer's 2011 Annual General Meeting.

    Results of 2011 Annual General Meeting

  11. Fourth Waratah Train Receives Certificate of Practical Completion

    31/10/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the fourth Waratah train had received a certificate of Practical Completion from RailCorp.

  12. Third Waratah Train Receives Certificate of Practical Completion

    13/10/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the third Waratah train had received a certificate of Practical Completion from RailCorp.

  13. Appendix 3Y

    6/10/2011

    Appendix 3Y - Change of Director's Interest Notice

  14. Downer Wins Major Electrical & Instrumentation Contract

    4/10/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that it had been awarded an electrical and instrumentation contract valued at over $142 million for works in the Pilbara region, Western Australia, approximately 1,600 km from Perth.

  15. Reliance Rail Update

    30/09/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) notes that the Directors of Reliance Rail confirmed today that they have adopted the group’s financial statements for the financial period ended 30 June 2011.

  16. Letter of Award for LNG project

    15/09/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the Clough Downer 50:50 joint venture (CDJV) had received a Letter of Award by Fluor for the construction of pipelines, compression facilities and associated infrastructure relating to the Fairview component of the Santos GLNG project, located in the Surat Basin, Queensland.

  17. Appendix 3Y

    01/09/2011

    Appendix 3Y - Change of Director's Interest Notice.

    View Appendix 3 Y by clicking on the link below.

    Appendix 3 Y

  18. Appendix 3Y

    31/08/2011

    Appendix 3Y - Change of Director's Interest Notice

    View Appendix 3Y by clicking on the link below.

    Appendix 3Y

  19. Downer-Clough Awarded ECI Contract for CSBP NAAN3 Project

    25/08/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the 50:50 Downer Clough joint venture (DCJV) had been awarded an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contract by CSBP Limited for its Ammonium Nitrate/Nitric Acid Plant Number 3 (NAAN3).

  20. 2011 Full Year Results

    24/08/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced underlying earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of $292.2 million for the year ended 30 June 2011, 8.1% lower than the previous year. Underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) was 15.7% lower at $166.4 million. 

    Total revenue was $7.0 billion, up 15.2%, with revenue growth driven by the Mining, Rail and Engineering businesses.

    On 27 January 2011, Downer announced an additional pre-tax provision of $250.0 million in respect of the Waratah train project. As a result of this provision and impairments of  $7.8 million relating to CPG New Zealand and $8.8 million relating to the UK Works business, Downer reported a net EBIT of $25.7 million and a net loss after tax of $27.7 million.

  21. Second Waratah Train Receives Certificate of Practical Completion

    24/08/2011

    SECOND WARATAH TRAIN RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF PRACTICAL COMPLETION

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the second Waratah train had received a certificate of Practical Completion from RailCorp. The first Waratah train entered passenger service on 1 July 2011 and is performing well.

    Train sets three to six are scheduled for delivery to RailCorp by the end of the 2011 calendar year.

    Further information on the Waratah train project is provided in Downer’s Full Year Report and Annual Report, both lodged today with the Australian Securities Exchange.

  22. Update on Reliance Rail

    17/08/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) said today that Reliance Rail Pty Ltd (Reliance Rail) has received a “reservation of rights” notice from its financial guarantors, Syncora Guarantee, Inc and FGIC UK Limited, claiming events of default under Reliance Rail’s debt financing documents.

  23. Downer Signs Four Year Contract With Foxtel

    17/08/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today it had signed a four year contract with FOXTEL to provide installation and maintenance services for FOXTEL’s satellite and cable customers in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

  24. Appointment of Chief Risk Officer

    16/08/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today it had appointed Campbell Mason as Chief Risk Officer. Mr Mason will join Downer on 22 August and report to the Chief Executive Officer of Downer, Grant Fenn.

  25. Review of CPG Consulting Businesses

    3/08/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today it was conducting a review of its general consultancy practices – CPG Asia, CPG Australia and CPG New Zealand – as part of its ongoing focus on optimising the Downer Group portfolio.

  26. Downer Signs Managed Services Agreement with Hewlett Packard

    29/07/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today it had signed an IT Managed Services Agreement with Hewlett Packard (HP) to provide Downer with all its IT infrastructure needs over the next six years.

  27. Second Waratah Train Presented to RailCorp

    28/07/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that it had presented the second Waratah train to Reliance Rail and RailCorp for Practical Completion.

  28. Change of Company Secretary

    27/07/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today advised that Bruce Crane, Company Secretary of Downer EDI Limited, will be retiring from the Company in August 2011 following 30 years service in various financial and general management roles.

  29. Downer Wins contract to Develop Coal Handling and Preparation Plant for Xstrata Coal

    26/07/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today it had secured a contract with Xstrata Coal for the development of a coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP) at the Ravensworth North Coal Project in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.

  30. Downer Bombardier Secures Maintenance Contract With Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority

    25/07/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that it had been awarded a contract, through its 50:50 joint venture with Bombardier Transportation Australia (Bombardier), with Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority (PTA) for maintenance services.

  31. Downer Bombardier secures contract with Western Australia's Public Transport Authority

    20/07/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that it had been awarded a contract, through a 50:50 joint venture with Bombardier Transportation Australia, with Western Australia’s Public Transport Authority (PTA) for the supply of passenger rail cars. The value of the contract is more than $160 million, of which Downer’s share is in excess of $80 million.

  32. Change of Director's Interest Notice

    5/07/2011

    Appendix 3Y - Change of Director's Interest Notice

  33. First Waratah Train Receives Certificate of Practical Completion

    1/07/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the first Waratah train had received a certificate of Practical Completion from RailCorp.

  34. Downer Secures Contract with Rio Tinto Iron Ore

    29/06/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced it had secured a contract for work at Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s Warramboo infrastructure project in Western Australia valued at more than $50 million.

  35. Update on First Waratah Train

    15/06/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) said today that RailCorp had completed its inspection process for the first Waratah train and that Downer and RailCorp were ready for Practical Completion.

  36. Downer Secures Third Western Australian Integrated Service Arrangement Valued at $150m

    6/06/2011

    EDI Limited (Downer) today announced it had secured a third Integrated Service Arrangement (ISA) with Main Roads Western Australia with joint venture partner Mouchel.

  37. Update on First Waratah Train

    3/06/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the review undertaken by RailCorp for Practical Completion of Waratah train set number one was now largely complete.

  38. 2011 Downer Investor day

    12/05/2011

    Please follow the link below to view the 2011 Downer Investor Day presentation and webcast.

    2011 Downer Investor Day

  39. Downer-Bombardier Named Preferred Tenderer for PTA Contract

    6/05/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that the Western Australia Government had selected a 50:50 joint venture between Downer and Bombardier Transportation as preferred tenderer for a major railcar maintenance and cleaning contract.

  40. Downer Signs Interim Agreement for Christchurch Reconstruction Work

    3/05/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that it has signed an interim alliance agreement with the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and Christchurch City Council for the rebuilding of earthquake-damaged infrastructure in Christchurch.

  41. Downer Presents First Waratah Train to RailCorp

    20/04/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced it had presented the first Waratah train set to Reliance Rail and RailCorp to be assessed for Practical Completion.

  42. Downer Wins Contract to Construct Onesteel Plant

    4/04/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced it had been awarded a contract by OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd to construct an iron ore beneficiation plant in Iron Baron, South Australia.

  43. Change of Director’s Interest Notice

    1/04/2011

    Appendix 3Y - Change of Directors' Interest Notice

  44. Downer Announces New Work Valued at $275m

    31/03/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced it had secured new contract wins valued at $275 million, with Downer’s share of the contract revenue totalling more than $140 million.

  45. Successful Completion of the Retail Bookbuild

    29/03/2011

    (NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS)

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the retail component of its accelerated renounceable entitlement offer (Retail Entitlement Offer). This represents the final stage of Downer’s equity raising of approximately A$279 million (Entitlement Offer), as announced on 28 February 2011.

  46. Completion of the Retail Entitlement Offer

    28/03/2011

    (NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS)

    On 28 February 2011, Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced a fully underwritten accelerated renounceable entitlement offer (Entitlement Offer) to raise approximately A$279 million, comprising an Institutional Entitlement Offer and a Retail Entitlement Offer.
  47. Impact of Christchurch Earthquake

    14/03/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) said today that subsequent to the release of Downer's half year result on 28 February 2011, it has become apparent that the flow-on effects of the Christchurch earthquake, which occurred six days earlier, will impact Downer's earnings in the 2011 financial year more than previously anticipated.

  48. Sustainability Report

    10/03/2011

    Downer has released its 2010 Sustainability Report.

    View 2010 Sustainability Report.

  49. Successful Completion of Institutional Entitlement Offer

    3/03/2011

    (NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS)

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced the successful completion of the institutional component (Institutional Entitlement Offer) of its fully underwritten 1 for 4 accelerated renounceable entitlement offer (Offer) to raise approximately $279 million.

  50. Fitch Affirms Downer’s Rating of Outlook Stable

    3/03/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) said today that Fitch Ratings had affirmed its BBB- Long-Term Issuer Default Rating and senior unsecured ratings as Outlook Stable.

  51. Downer Reports Underlying EBIT of $132.4 million, Work In Hand of $20.5 billion

    28/02/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) today announced underlying earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of $132.4 million for the six months ended 31 December 2010, 5.5% lower than the previous corresponding period. 

  52. Downer Announces $279 million Capital Raising

    28/02/2011

    (NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS)

    Downer announced today it is undertaking a fully underwritten 1 for 4 accelerated renounceable entitlement offer (Offer) to all eligible shareholders to raise approximately $279 million.

  53. Downer Responds to Speculation

    23/02/2011

    Downer notes speculation in the press today regarding a potential capital raising by the company.

  54. Establishment of Downer Australia

    22/02/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that its Australian Works, Engineering and Emerging Sectors businesses would be combined into one division, Downer Australia.

  55. IMF Announcement

    10/02/2011

    On Thursday 10 February 2011, IMF (Australia) Ltd (IMF) announced that it proposes to fund claims of certain current and former Downer EDI Limited (Downer) shareholders against Downer.

  56. Waratah Train Update and Preliminary Half Year Results

    27/01/2011

    Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that as a result of: 

      - a further delay to presenting the first Waratah train set to RailCorp for Practical 
      Completion;
    - delays in production of subsequent trains as a result of asbestos in the Cardiff
      manufacturing facility; and
      - changes to the manufacturing production schedule and project costs,

    an additional net pre-tax provision of up to $250 million will be required in respect of the Waratah train project.
  57. Request For Trading Halt

    24/01/2011

    Pursuant to ASX Listing Rule 17.1, Downer EDI Limited (ASX: DOW) (Downer) requests that the ASX grant a trading halt of its securities effective immediately.