CIMIC Group’s mining services provider, Thiess, has secured A$150m ($107.7m) contract extension with BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s (BMA) Caval Ridge coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.


Image: CIMIC’s Thiess secures $107.7m contract extension for Caval Ridge coal mine. Photo: courtesy of Stoonn/

The variation will see Thiess mine additional overburden through until 2020 as per the terms of the contract, after commencing work at Caval Ridge in November last year.

Thiess will continue to provide mining services for specific components of work including the services required for Caval Ridge Southern Circuit.

CIMIC Group CEO Michael Wright said: “This award builds on our relationship with BMA and reinforces Thiess commitment to delivering value for our clients.”

CIMIC Group mining and mineral processing executive and Thiess managing director Douglas Thompson said: “We are proud of this contract. It’s a testament to the team’s track record of performance and focus on delivering a safe and productive operation for our client.”

Source: Company Press Release