Hughes Drilling win Collinsville coal contract

Hughes Drilling has been awarded the overburden drilling contract for Glencore's Collinsville coal mine.

Set to run over three years, with two one year extension options, the contract will see Hughes operate two REUCHdrill rigs on site.

Commenting on the win Hughes Drilling managing director Bob Hughes stated it "is very pleasing to commence working with such a well-known and respected coal producer and we look forward to a long term relationship with Glencore and the Collinsville coal company".

Hughes declined to outline the value of the contract.

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