Thiess awarded five-year contract extension at Ukhaa Khudag, Mongolia
Global mining services provider Thiess has been awarded a five-year contract extension by Mongolian Mining Corporation (MMC) at the Ukhaa Khudag (UHG) mine.
Under the contract, Thiess will continue to deliver asset management services, including strategic planning, supply chain management, and maintenance services, at MMC's mine in South Gobi. The mine is located approximately 240 kilometres from the Chinese border and 560 kilometres south of Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar.
Thiess Executive Chair and CEO Michael Wright said: "We are excited to extend our successful partnership with MMC and continue to deliver value through our maintenance expertise and commitment to safety and sustainability.
“This project particularly holds significant importance for Thiess, given our long-term relationship with MMC that dates back to 2009."
Thiess Group Executive – Asia Cluny Randell added: "We are committed to fostering positive relationships with the communities where we operate.
“As part of this extension, we will continue to support local South Gobi communities through our social investment programs targeting health and education."
Thiess remains deeply committed to the health, safety, and well-being of everyone involved in the project. As part of Thiess’ broader commitment to diversity and inclusion, the company actively encourages the participation of women in the mining industry through targeted programs and initiatives.