NRW Holdings Ltd (ASX:NWH) has been awarded a bulk earthworks and concrete works contract at BHP Iron Ore’s South Flank Precinct project, with the work valued at about $176 million. The contract is expected to run for 15 months, commencing on site in September this year. At peak, over 350 workers will be required on site, while plant and equipment will comprise internally-sourced fleet together with a range of hired equipment.
NRW Holdings Limited (ASX :NWH) is pleased to announce the award by BHP Iron Ore of the contract for Bulk Earthworks and Concrete works at the South Flank Precinct project.
Works to be undertaken by NRW include Bulk Earthworks and concrete for the Overland Conveyors and Primary Crushers together with ancillary works relating to Non Process Infrastructure.
Bulk Earthworks also include Access Tracks, clearing, pads and diversion drains. Concrete works and associated detailed earthworks include placement of approximately 14,000 m³ of concrete.
The contract is valued at approximately $176 million and is expected to run for 15 months commencing onsite in September 2018. At peak over 350 workers will be required on site. Plant and equipment required will comprise internally sourced fleet together with a range of hired equipment.
NRW CEO and Managing Director Jules Pemberton said, “The award of this contract is particularly pleasing given the long standing association of NRW and BHP on resource projects and recognises NRW’s experience and capability in delivering projects in the Pilbara. The contract will also provide opportunities for employment and procurement for the areas Traditional Owners and local businesses”.
Ric Buratto, Executive General Manager of the Civil & Mining business commenting on the award added, “This is a great win for the business, the core project team is in place and key equipment is being made ready for early deployment to the project”
The South Flank Precinct is located approximately 120kms north west of the town of Newman in the Pilbara region.