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Thiess wins contract for works on new Mount Pleasant coal mine in NSW


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Posted by Monica Gameng

Thiess, CIMIC Group’s mining services provider, has secured a mining services contract for MACH Energy’s new Mount Pleasant coal mine in the Hunter Valley region in New South Wales.

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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Source: CIMIC Group, Australian Mining and Muswellbrook Chronicle

Monica Gameng

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