PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Mining contractor Thiess has been awarded a A$920-million extension by MACH Energy Australia to continue providing mining services at the Mount Pleasant coal operation, in the Hunter Valley.
The contract extension would run for a period of four-and-a-half years, and would see Thiess continue to provide full-scope mining services, including drill and blast, overburden removal, coal mining services and rehabilitation.
“Since 2017, Thiess has provided expert planning and optimum mine sequencing to deliver exceptional outcomes for our client,” said Thiess CEO and executive chairperson Michael Wright.
“This contract extension builds on our strong five-year relationship with MACH Energy at Mount Pleasant. We’re pleased to continue to drive long-term social, environmental and economic value for the Upper Hunter region.”
The contract extension will start in April 2022.