Monadelphous has introduced flexible fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) rosters for its employees to allow for working arrangements that are conducive to hard border closures.
Fortescue Metals Group is redeploying contractors from the Iron Bridge magnetite project in Western Australia to other sites after completing a review of its operational strategy.
NRW chief executive and managing director Jules Pemberton is anticipating further growth to its minerals, energy and technologies (MET) capabilities following the takeover of Primero Group.
MACA will proceed with an acquisition of Downer EDI’s surface contract mining business, Mining West, for $175 million, taking over $1.1 billion worth of contracts.
MACA has confirmed it is an interested buyer of Downer EDI’s Western mining services division.
MACA has flagged that its strong streak of mining contracts will continue in the 2021 financial year.
Monadelphous managing director Rob Velletri is confident on the prospects of the Australian iron ore sector despite uncertainties surrounding the global economy.
Shandong Energy Australia plans to commence the feasibility study (FS) of Hillalong coal project in 2020. Contractors that may be interested in undertaking the FS projects please contact the company.
Downer EDI has folded the sale process of its mining business due to the “extraordinary market volatility” caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
NRW Holdings has confirmed it will buy BGC Contracting in a transformational deal that gives the target an enterprise value of $310 million.
Downer Group chief executive Grant Fenn is mulling over the future of the contractor’s mining business, stating that it is “very capital-intensive.”
Newcrest Mining has increased rates for Macmahon’s work at its Telfer gold project in Western Australia, putting an end to their contractual dispute.
Barminco has delivered a bag of goods, along with changes, to parent company Perenti Global, with group managing director Mark Norwell describing the acquisition as fundamentally changing the business.
Management Resource Solutions (MRS) Services Group, a mining services business with 400 workers across Newcastle, the Hunter Valley and Queensland, has gone into voluntary administration.
Ausdrill has adopted a new brand and identity, Perenti, and will trade under the name, Perenti Global.
To call the past year a period of change at Ausdrill would be an understatement.
Macmahon has confirmed market speculation about its potential takeover of the GBF Underground Mining group, which could provide it with a strong access to the Western Australian Goldfields.
WorleyParsons has acquired Jacobs Engineering’s energy, chemicals and resources division in a $US3.2 billion ($4.55 billion) deal.
Drilling services provider DDH1 has acquired Perth-based Ranger Drilling, adding specialised reverse circulation iron ore drilling services to the group’s capability.
Aus Tin Mining has terminated its contract with Jemrok at the Granville East mine in Tasmania following the collapse of the mining and civil contractor.