Thiess preferred for the Mount Pleasant Operation
Thiess is pleased to announce its selection as the preferred mining services contractor for the Mount Pleasant Operation in New South Wales, Australia.
MACH Energy has notified Thiess of its intention to enter into exclusive negotiations to finalise the terms with the view to execute a mining services contract.
Under the contract, Thiess will continue to provide full scope mining services including drill and blast, load and haul, mining and run of mine rehandling services, equipment maintenance and progressive rehabilitation.
Subject to contract finalisation, from April 2022, revenue to Thiess is expected to be approximately $925 million over four and a half years.
Thiess began operating at Mount Pleasant in 2017 as a greenfield mine, applying industry best practice mining development and operations with uncompromising environmental and safety standards. This includes delivering the operation’s first rehabilitation two months before first coal was mined, demonstrating a true commitment to sustainable practices and to the community more broadly.
Thiess’ Executive General Manager for Australia Shaun Newberry said: “We are pleased to continue building on our strong relationship with MACH Energy and on positively contributing to the local economy. We look forward to enabling the long-term success of the Mount Pleasant Operation and its surrounding communities.”
Subject to execution, Thiess will continue to draw on local businesses for the provision of goods and services to support the mine and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse, local workforce.