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TMCNet:  Hills secures satellite contract

[November 07, 2012]

Hills secures satellite contract

Nov 07, 2012 (The Australian - ABIX via COMTEX) -- Hills has won a multi-million-dollar Federal Government contract to design, supply and install the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade's worldwide satellite network for 51 Australian embassies and global offices. The tender win by subsidiary STEP Electronics is a boost for new Hills CEO Ted Pretty. He expects more than 75% of Hills' revenues to be derived from non-steel operations by 2015.

Publication Date: 8 November 2012 HILLS HOLDINGS LIMITED - ASX HIL AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE STEP ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD TELSTRA CORPORATION LIMITED - ASX TLS SINGTEL OPTUS PTY LTD SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LIMITED - ASX SGT AUSAID AUSTRADE AUSTRALIAN SECRET INTELLIGENCE SERVICE AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE AUSTRALIA. ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S DEPT AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION SERVICE ORRCON STEEL FIELDERS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

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