NRW Holdings Limited (ASX: NWH) (NRW or the Company) is pleased to announce that its newly acquired subsidiary BGC Contracting has been awarded an infrastructure contract with Fortescue Metals Group at its Eliwana Mine and Rail project, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The new contract will support the development of 143km of rail for the Eliwana project. The scope includes the construction of about 65km of rail formation including earthworks, roadworks, drainage works and construction of bridges and precast structures.
The new contract value is approximately $138 million with completion of the project scheduled for late 2020.
Greg Heylen, BGC Contracting CEO, said: “We remain committed to supporting the safe delivery of this important project for Fortescue and this award continues our long-standing track record of delivering mine infrastructure projects in the Pilbara region.”
Jules Pemberton, NRW’s CEO & Managing Director, said: “Following the successful acquisition of the BGC Contracting business, NRW’s operational delivery capabilities in the Pilbara are further enhanced through the addition of the highly skilled BGC workforce into the group, together with the strong technical skill set to safely and successfully deliver the large bridges and concrete structures required on the project.”
Mobilisation will commence soon with an expected peak workforce of 400, utilising more than 140 pieces of major plant in the process.