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EDG Australia ramps up capabilities as firm strikes joint venture partnership with Nihar

Perth, Western Australia: Engineering consulting firm EDG Australia has announced it has teamed up with Perth-based asset management consultancy Nihar, forming a joint venture (JV) partnership.

The JV will combine EDG’s engineering, design and project delivery expertise with Nihar’s asset management and optimisation solutions to tackle current market demand for critical assets.

EDG Western Australia Joint Venture Partnership with Nihar
Alan Fotheringham – EDG Australia Executive General Manager // Arun Mukhopadhyay – Nihar Principal // Matheesha Jayasekera – Nihar Business Manager

“I am very pleased to reach an agreement with Nihar to combine our complimentary services and expertise as we broaden our services and customer base in the Asia Pacific region,” said EDG Australia General Manager, Alan Fotheringham.

“We have been working together for some time now and this is a natural evolution of that relationship.”

“Through this partnership we have the ability to identify, analyse, and solve the asset performance challenges of our customers through the combination of deep domain expertise and enabling technology.”

Nihar is the largest asset management specialists in Australia with 80 full-time engineers and data scientists.

Across the energy, industrial, and resources end markets there is pressure on extensive critical assets to meet an increasing demand for raw materials and products.

“By joining forces, EDG and Nihar will have proven capabilities across the entire asset lifecycle, with a successful track record in the operating and optimisation phase integrated with project development and execution,” said Mr. Fotheringham.


EDG is a full-service, global consulting firm providing cost-effective engineering, project management and technical solutions.  Founded in 1982, we are a privately held company working on projects around the world.  We have firmly established ourselves as a leader in providing efficient, innovative, and complete solutions for the Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream divisions of the Oil and Gas Industry—as well as for the Utility and Bulk Material Handling Industries.  We employ 600 knowledge workers, equipped to provide extensive engineering and management expertise for a wide range of projects.


Alan Fotheringham
Executive General Manager (Australia)
Perth, Western Australia
08 6163 2637

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