Thiess win $250m coal contract

Jellinbah Resources has awarded Thiess the $250 million mining contract for its Jellinbah East coal mine.

The 39 month contract, starting January 1 next year, follows on the completion of the last contract.

Thiess has been working with the company since the establishment of Jellinbah's initial Lake Vermont coal mine in 2007.

Commenting on the win Thiess MD Bruce Munro said: "We are delighted to extend our partnership with Jellinbah Group and to continue our focus on bringing cost efficiencies and innovation to the mine site."

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