MACA picks up $76 million in mining contracts

Roy Hill

Mining at Roy Hill.

MACA has secured two mining contract awards with a total value of about $76 million.

It has been awarded an early works contract on Rio Tinto’s Western Range Project in Western Australia’s Pilbara, which is expected to generate about $60 million in revenue.

The project pre-approval works consists of construction of a camp pad and access road, in addition to crushing and screening work. The delivery of the works will commence in the second half of 2022 for a duration of about 12 months.

The Western Range Project is located 8km west of Paraburdoo in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

MACA will also continue a further civil works package at the Roy Hill iron ore operation in the Pilbara. The project is owned by Hancock Prospecting, Marubeni Corporation, POSCO and China Steel Corporation.

The package consists of supporting Roy Hill with the Sierra Hydraulic Structure works, and is expected to generate $16m of revenue, with delivery of the works commencing July 2022 and expected to run through to the end of the calendar year.

About Ray Chan

Editor of industrial titles and mastheads with Prime Creative Media. Publications include Rail Express and Australian Mining (web content).

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