Announcements     |   15 October 2010

Fletcher Construction to Manage Earthquake Commission's Canterbury Earthquake Project Management Office

Fletcher Building Limited confirmed today that its subsidiary, The Fletcher Construction Company Limited (“Fletcher Construction”), has been selected to manage EQC’s Canterbury earthquake project management office following the recent Canterbury earthquake.

The appointment was made following a tender process.

Fletcher Construction will act as the EQC's agent in delivering the rebuilding programme.

The Fletcher Construction team will meet the EQC's team in Christchurch today for an initial briefing. Work on establishing systems and setting priorities will commence on Monday 18 October.

ENDS

For further information contact:

Philip King
General Manager
Investor and Media Relations
Ph: +64 9 525 9043
Mob: +64 27 444 0203

Or

Mark Binns
Chief Executive
Infrastructure
Ph: +64 9 525 9151
Mob: +64 21 929 168