ASX announcements 2008-09
Announcements made to the Australian Stock Exchange by AJ Lucas Group (ASX code AJL) for the financial year 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009.
Underlined announcements are PDF documents that may be viewed by clicking on the links below.
ASX Announcement - 16th March 2009
A presentation delivered by AJ Lucas Group Limited chairman, Allan Campbell. Please download a PDF here.
ASX Announcement - 27th February 2009
Announcement of half year results
AJ Lucas Group Limited announced today its results for the six months to 31 December 2008.
- Revenue up 43% to $293 million
- Underlying EBIT up 39% to $18.5 million
- Earnings per share up 1,506% to 242.5 cents
- Net profit after tax up 1,846% to $160.3 million
- Sale of interest in Gloucester Basin for net profit after tax of $153 million
- Interim dividend up 43% to 5.0 cents per share
ASX Announcement - 26th November 2008
Chairman's presentation at the annual general meeting
This is the presentation delivered by Allan Campbell, chairman & CEO, at today's AGM.
Please click here for an online version. This will open in another browser window and can be navigated with controls at the bottom of the screen. A PDF version suitable for printing is also available here (please note, this is a 3.2MB file).
ASX Announcement - 20th November 2008
Western Australia's Water Corporation announced today that the Southern SeaWater Alliance, which comprises AJ Lucas Group Limited, Técnicas Reunidas, Valoriza Agua and WorleyParsons, has been chosen as the preferred consortium to build and operate WA's second seawater desalination plant near Binningup.
The plant will be built in stages starting in 2009 and will begin operating in 2011. The total construction cost is estimated at $1 billion, together with a 25 year operations and maintenance contract.
Técnicas Reunidas and Valoriza Agua are world experts in water engineering and treatment processes.
Allan Campbell, Lucas' chairman, said "Lucas is very pleased to be part of this consortium and to have been chosen for such a prestigious project. We believed our design was innovative, technically very advanced and significantly reduced operating costs. We're delighted to have this confidence confirmed by our selection."
"Strategic partnerships have been an important part of our success and we very much look forward to working with Técnicas Reunidas and Valoriza Agua, two acknowledged experts in the field. Our relationship with WorleyParsons goes back many years and we are always pleased to work with them."
ASX Announcement - 26th August 2008
Announcement of results for year ended 30 June 2008
AJ Lucas Group announced its results for the year ended 30 June 2008, reporting another record year.
Key figures are:
- Revenue up 96% to $424 million
- Profit before tax up 337% to $26 million
- Earnings per share up 106% to 24.5 cents
- Operating cash flow up 421% to $50 million
- Annual dividend up 220% to 8.0 cents per share
- Further significant revenue and earnings growth forecast in 2008-09
For details, please download the following files:
Full press release
Appendix 4E statement released to the Australian Stock Exchange
Presentation delivered at 11:00am by Allan Campbell, chairman & CEO. This version will open in another browser window and can be navigated with controls at the bottom of the screen. A PDF version suitable for printing is also available here (please note, this is a 2.3MB file).
ASX Announcement - 20th August 2008
Announcement of joint venture with Marais Groupe of France to bring their trenchless broadband installation technology to Australia.
ASX Announcement - 23rd July 2008
Mitchell Drilling acquisition
Newsletter mailed to all shareholders with details of the Mitchell Drilling acquisition.