WA mining company wins $110m contract - iMINCO Mining News

WA mining company wins $110m contract

WA mining company NRW Holdings has just won a $110 million contract for Altura Mining`s Pilgangoora lithium project in the Pilbara.

Still subject to Altura securing funding and making a final investment decision, NRW Holdingswill be in charge ofbuilding mine infrastructure, developing haulage roads, brill and blast services &loading and haulage of ore and overburden.

Usingexisting mining assets, there is expected to be up to 60 WA mining jobs created for on site employment, with NRW pledging to sit downwith the local Njamal indigenous communities to offer employment and sub-contract participation opportunities.

With the project expectingto be mobilisedin March and continue for five years, this mine offers a great opportunity forall employees.

NRW chief executive Jules Pemberton commented on this contract win, saying the company is excited to begin work on Altura`s new lithium mine.

“We have gained significant knowledge and capability over the years in the now rapidly expanding lithium sector through our subsidiary, Action Drill & Blast which has been performing the drill and blast services contract in Greenbushes for Talison Lithium since 2011.”

“We look forward to working closely with the Altura team and are ready to commence as soon as the final investment decision is made.”

Action Drill & Blast secures major WA mining contract

In addition to NRW Holding’s major contact win, another WA mining company, Action Drill & Blast, has secured a two-year contact extension atTalison`s Greenbushes lithium mine worth A$12 million. They also won a $40 million, 66-month contract to provide drill and blast services to Macmahon Holdings at Newcrest`s Telfer gold mine.

These developments will likely add more jobs to the WA mining job market.

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