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Prime (Fiji) Plans Further Expansion

Prime (Fiji) Limited is planning to expand its reach further in Fiji. This is after the company was awarded a contract by Fiji Roads Authority last year to specifically work
21 Aug 2014 19:08
Prime (Fiji) Plans Further Expansion
Hundreds of Hindu devotee gathered at My Suva Park in Suva to Mark the final ritual of Ganesh Utsav (Lord Ganesha prayer) on September 12, 2019. Photo: Ronald Kumar.

Prime (Fiji) Limited is planning to expand its reach further in Fiji.

This is after the company was awarded a contract by Fiji Roads Authority last year to specifically work on traffic signals, street lighting and maintenance works.

It was revealed during the company’s one-year anniversary operations here at the Grand Pacific Hotel yesterday.

The parent company, Prime Facility and Asset Management Group of Australia, had invested over $1.5 million to set up the company even before it started trading in August 2013.

Company managing director, Shane Halliday said: “We are exploring a few opportunities with Fiji Electricity Authority and also a few other resorts throughout Fiji. “Business is progressing well and we now understand the need and are focusing on areas that are we know needs improvements so it’s progressing well.

“The challenge was understanding and bringing our business to a new country especially embracing the culture.

“We have done that and people have accepted us which has been fantastic and rewarding for all of us.”

The company’s head office based at 17 Ackland Street in Vatuwaqa, Suva, has been awarded a new LED lighting contract along Kings Road.“The company has one existing contract over a period of time and in that we have 9,000 street lights to look after and 40 traffic intersection.” The company is planning to establishing an office in Nadi and Ba.

Anniversary

Mr Halliday highlighted the event was to reward their team for the hard work and were quite proud of their achievements.

“We have been able to bring a culture of safety to the pedestrians and have brought world class practices for occupational health and safety.

“We’ve had zero incidences of safety issues and we are very proud of the team as this event a reward for them.”

The company currently employs about 50 staff members in Suva, Lautoka and Labasa.

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