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Thiess wins Mount Pleasant mining services contract

Thiess has secured a mining services contract with MACH Energy’s new Mount Pleasant coal mine in Australia’s Hunter Valley region in New South Wales.

The new contract will generate total revenue of approximately $500 million. Thiess will undertake total mining operations at Mount Pleasant until 2021, including mine planning and engineering.
CIMIC Chief Executive Officer Adolfo Valderas said: “This contract award is a reflection of Thiess’ ability to deliver a tailored, total mine solution to our clients, and is a valued addition to our expanding mining portfolio.”
CIMIC Group Executive Mining and Mineral Processing and Thiess Managing Director Michael Wright said: “We are proud to be developing the world-class Mount 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.”
The Mount Pleasant coal mine has an estimated 474 million tonnes of total marketable coal reserves to be mined.