Thiess has been awarded two new contracts for approximately $220 million with BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) for construction works on the Caval Ridge Mine Project in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland.
The Thiess contracts are for the construction of a coal preparation plant (CPP), part of the coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP), for approximately $125 million and a rail loop and holding roads for approximately $95 million.
“We’re already delivering major site preparation and drainage works at Caval Ridge. The addition of the CPP and rail facilities further showcases our offering to clients,” Managing Director Bruce Munro said.
The CPP contract will be delivered by Thiess’ specialist industrial projects team which has a 20-year history building robust coal handling and preparation plants and draws on world-leading construction solutions to deliver a second-to-none coal processing capability.
Executive General Manager Construction Ric Buratto said the two new contracts illustrate the fantastic collaboration that thrives within Thiess.
“We’re proud of what we call the one-Thiess approach to delivering diverse projects.”
The rail contract includes engineering design and the project will entail earthworks and excavation ahead of track laying and installation of signalling, overhead power and communications systems.
Monadelphous was recently awarded the contract for the provision of civil, structural, mechanical, piping, and electrical and instrumentation works on the CPP.