Austmine’s CEO Christine Gibbs Stewart outlines the challenges facing METS companies in Australia, and the steps being taken to overcome these hurdles.
Ausenco has been awarded a $91 million gold processing plant contract.
RCR Tomlinson has won a contract for a new materials handling facility at Newcrest’s Cadia Valley Operations.
Rio Tinto will put forward its previously mooted extended payment terms, pushing payment out to between 60 and 90 days, for its multinational and largest suppliers.
FIFO workers hopes have been quashed in court after the Fair Work Commission ruled recreation leave would not be included in termination notices.
SRK Consulting has acquired US firm Mine Ventilation Services (MVS). MVS reportedly specialises in underground mining engineering and ventilation. “Over the past five years MVS has enjoyed a successful working relationship with SRK on many underground mine design projects in North America, such as the Twin Metals, Kemess, NEMISA, and Miraflores projects,” Keith Wallace, MVS … Continue reading SRK acquires US mine ventilation company
WPG Resources has signed a letter of intent with Pybar for its recently acquired Challenger gold mine. The contract is slated to commence processing of stock piles at Challenger next month, with underground mining to also begin in May 2016. Managing director Martin Jacobsen said, “WPG looks forward to continuing its good relationship with Pybar … Continue reading WPG signs letter of intent with PYBAR
Thiess has won two contracts for work in Australia and Indonesia The group was recently awarded a 14 month contract award for underground mining at BHP’s Nickel West’s Leinster 1A orebody. The Leinster contract is for underground development and sub-level open stoping, and is focused 900 metres underground. It builds upon contracting Thiess is carrying … Continue reading Thiess wins new mining contract, extensions
Downer EDI has completed a partial extension of the company’s $400 million syndicated debt facility. The move reduces the company’s future refinancing risks. The facility previously had a maturity date of April 2019, however this has now been restructured into two tranches, with the first $200 million tranche continuing to mature in April 2019, whilst … Continue reading Downer completes debt extension
Clough has been awarded an engineering services contract for Woodside.
Pybar has signed an agreement with Capital Drilling for the co-marketing of underground hard rock mining services in Africa.
Downer’s contract at Fortescue Metals‘ Christmas Creek mine will not be renewed as the miner moves to a an owner-operator model.
Hughes Drilling subsidiary JSW has won a number of drilling contracts in Western Australia.
Swick has been awarded two new underground mining contracts.
Sodexo has been awarded a ten year, $2.5 billion contract to provide facilities management services to Rio Tinto’s Pilbara operations.
Decmil has been awarded a contract to design and construct a new BHP warehouse facility in Port Hedland.
French catering giant Sodexo has reportedly won a lucrative contract to manage all of Rio Tinto’s camp sites in the Pilbara.
Moreton Resources has awarded Macmahon the mining contract for the South Burnett project.
Thyssenkrupp Industrial has won two contracts to replace materials handling equipment at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal.
Southern Cross Electrical Engineering has been awarded a subcontract for work at BHP’s Jimblebar iron ore mine.