NRW Holdings Limited (ASX:NWH) is pleased to advise that its wholly owned subsidiary, Primero Group Limited has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Contruction (EPC) contract by Northern Star Resources (ASX:NST) for work at the KCGM Growth Project in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Under the EPC contract, Primero will be responsible for the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of the process plant facilities.
Primero participated in a competitive Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) program from January 2022, and has worked with the Northern Star project team to develop a technically superior design that will bring operating benefits to the Fimiston Processing Plant. Following the ECI programme, Primero was engaged to undertake further value engineering and scope development.
The contract is scheduled for completion by Q3 2026 and has an approximate value of $973 million.
Primero’s Managing Director, Michael Gollschewski, commented:
“The execution of the KCGM Growth Project is the culmination of an 18-month journey with Northern Star. The work conducted to date to develop the capital cost, design, execution strategy and schedule for the project, has been one of the most comprehensive and rigorous ECI programmes we have participated in.
“The effort of the combined teams to define this key project has provided a solid foundation for a safe, efficient, and successful delivery.”
Commenting on the contract award, NRW’s Managing Director, Jules Pemberton said:
“This EPC Contract reinforces Primero’s reputation as a leading provider of world class engineering and construction services. This
project showcases Primero’s full range of in-house capability.
“I look forward to developing a long-term relationship with one of the industry’s leading gold producers.”