Despite the sharp downturn in the Australian mining sector, engineering giant WorleyParsons has flagged gains in earnings throughout all of its operations this financial year.

WorleyParsons chief executive Andrew Wood sees all divisions logging earnings gains during the 2014 financial year, including hydrocarbons, minerals, metals and chemicals, infrastructure and environment and power, even as the Australian resources sector continues to ail. While Wood made reference to “uncertainties in world markets,” he nonetheless sees the company’s…