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QCoal selects preferred mining contractor for Byerwen Coal Mine in QLD

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Posted by Monica Gameng

QCoal Pty Ltd has chosen Macmahon Holdings Limited as the preferred mining contractor for the Byerwen Coal Mine near Glenden in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

Macmahon has been notified by QCoal of its intention to enter into exclusive negotiations to finalise the contract for works on the coal mine.

The proposed contract will include a full range of open cut mining as well as bulk earthworks related services for up to three years. Macmahon has begun mobilising on-site and has also commenced other preparatory activities on the mine.

According to Macmahon Chief Executive Officer Michael Finnegan, the company was “very encouraged” to be selected as the preferred mining contractor for QCoal’s Byerwen Coal Mine.

“This is a quality project which will deliver significant benefits to the local and State economy.

“While there is still a lot of detail to be negotiated, we are buoyed by our selection as preferred contractor, which highlights our ability to complete for desirable new projects,” Mr Finnegan said.

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Source: Australian Mining and Macmahon Holdings

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

As PlantMiner's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1000 posts. She truly is an industry expert. Monica's passion for educating and inspiring readers saw the PlantMiner blog recognised by Feedspot as one of the Best Australian Construction Blogs in 2018 and 2019. PlantMiner is Australia's largest online construction marketplace. Sign up as a vendor to find and engage with civil and commercial contractors across Australia. Alternatively, if you're looking for plant and equipment you can compare equipment and subcontractor quotes from vendors near you in just a few steps.