SkyCity Entertainment Group (ASX:SKC) to reopen parts of precinct after fire

Company News

by Rachael Jones

SkyCity Entertainment Group (ASX:SKC) will reopen some parts of the SkyCity Auckland precinct later today after a fire at the New Zealand Convention Centre in Auckland.

Normal business operations will resume in a phased approach.

Fire and emergency services teams will remain on site until such time as the fire is successfully extinguished and the site can be handed back to Fletcher Construction Company (ASX:FBU), the main contractor for the NZICC and Horizon Hotel (which is also under construction and located adjacent to the centre.

Both SkyCity and Fletcher Construction Company Limited remain committed to completing the NZICC to the standard agreed with the New Zealand Government.

Shares in SkyCity Entertainment Group (ASX:SKC) last traded at $3.61.

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.