JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Mining contractor Mastermyne has been awarded a roadway development contract at coal miner Whitehaven’s Narrabri mine, using place change methodology.
Mastermyne will manage the project and supply personnel to execute works under the contract. The company said on Friday that the 18-month project, which would start in October, would employ about 55 full time people and would generate revenue of A$33-million.
The company added that it would deploy a continuous miner and ancillary development equipment from its fleet for the project.
Mastermyne placed three continuous miners into operations at various mines in 2017.
The Narrabri mine is located in New South Wales.