Industry news: Thiess secures Mt Pleasant mining services contract

Thiess has secured a mining services contract with MACH Energy's new Mount Pleasant coal mine in Australia's Hunter Valley region in New South Wales.

The Mount Pleasant coal mine has an estimated 474 million tonnes of total marketable coal reserves to be mined and the contract is set to generate approximately $500 million in total revenue. Thiess will undertake mining operations at Mount Pleasant until 2021.

CIMIC Chief Executive Officer Adolfo Valderas said: "This contract award is a reflection of Thiess' ability to deliver a tailored, total mine solution to our clients, and is a valued addition to our expanding mining portfolio."

CIMIC Group Executive Mining and Mineral Processing and Thiess Managing Director Michael Wright said: "We are proud to be developing the world-class Mount Pleasant coal operation focused on achieving successful outcomes for our clients and the community. We are very pleased to continue our long-standing presence in the Hunter Valley." thiess-wins-mount-pleasant-mining-services-contract-1