Under their contract, Thiess will take on total mining operations for the coal mine until 2021. Their scope of works will include mine planning and engineering. This new contract will generate a total revenue of approximately $500 million for the company.
“We are proud to be developing the world-class Mt Pleasant coal operation focused on achieving successful outcomes for our clients and the community. We are very pleased to continue our long-standing presence in the Hunter Valley” said CIMIC Group Executive Mining and Mineral Processing and Thiess Managing Director Michael Wright.
The Mount Pleasant coal mine is expected to generate an estimate of 474 million tonnes of total marketable coal reserves.
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