MIDDLEMOUNT COAL CONTRACT MINING

CLIENT
Middlemount Coal Pty Ltd (MCPL)
Macarthur Coal & Gloucester Coal JV

PROJECT
Middlemount Coal

LOCATION
12km from the township of
Middlemount, Queensland

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$780 million

START DATE
July 2011

COMPLETION DATE
February 2013

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Middlemount Coal project was the first mining contract awarded to NRW in Queensland. The project was also NRW’s first contract in the coal mining industry.

The original five year mining contract was awarded in 2011 and included; clear & grubbing, long and short term detailed mine scheduling & planning, drilling & blasting including design, load & haul of 36 million BCM of overburden each year plus approximately two million tonnes of coal.

In February 2013, the new owners and NRW reached an agreement to restructure the Mining Services contract with Middlemount Coal JV into a dry hire contract (refer PFS – 079 Middlemount Dry Hire fact sheet).

NRW employed approximately 300 local people from the surrounding areas for the duration of the project.

 

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