Downer EDI has won a five-year contract for mining services at the Meandu coal mine in Queensland valued at around $600 million.
BHP and Rio Tinto have climbed the ranks of Brand Finance’s most valuable Australian brands this year, entering the top five and top 10 respectively.
Downer Group chief executive Grant Fenn is mulling over the future of the contractor’s mining business, stating that it is “very capital-intensive.”
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Downer has secured a $165 million contract from Alinta Energy to build a 60 megawatt solar farm at Fortescue Metals Group’s Chichester Hub in the Pilbara.
Downer EDI has been awarded a two-year contract to provide mining and other related services at BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Goonyella Riverside coal mine in Moranbah, Queensland.
Downer Group plans to upgrade the technology on its mining fleet across four Australian mine sites with Carlson machine guidance solutions supplied by Position Partners.
Downer has been awarded a five-year extension on its gas services contract with AusNet Services worth approximately $350 million.
Downer has made the largest single purchase in MineWare’s history by ordering 23 Argus hydraulic monitoring systems for its operations.
First ore has been mined on schedule at the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia this month.
Downer Group has won a five-year rail renewal services contract with Rio Tinto Iron Ore, adding to the track construction and tyre management services it previously provided to the mining major.
Two joint partners Unearthed and Newcrest Mining as well as Core Resources and Mineral Technologies have won the METS Ignited Collaboration Award for 2018 because judges were blown away by the calibre of their entries.
SRG Global has secured a $20 million contract with Downer for drilling works at BHP Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Blackwater coal mine in Queensland.
BHP has awarded Downer a maintenance services contract at its Western Australian Iron Ore (WAIO) operations in Port Hedland.
Downer was awarded a contract extension by Millmerran Power Partners for its mining services at the Commodore open cut coal mine in South East Queensland.
Downer EDI has secured a $120 million contract to provide mining services at Cobar Management’s CSA underground copper mine in New South Wales.
New Century Resources managing director Patrick Walta jokes that he struggled to get a gig presenting at any of Australia’s mining events a year ago.
Chevron has awarded Downer EDI a five-year contract to provide maintenance and support services at its Western Australian operations.
Downer has introduced FleetAR technology to track heavy mining equipment, trucks and light vehicles across eight of its locations in Australia.
New Century Resources has awarded a historic mining services contract at the Century zinc mine in Queensland to the Waanyi Downer Joint Venture (WDJV).