MIDDLEMOUNT DRY HIRE

CLIENT
Middlemount Coal JV

PROJECT
Middlemount Coal

LOCATION
12km from the township of
Middlemount, Queensland

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$830 million

START DATE
February 2013

COMPLETION DATE
June 2020

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Middlemount Coal Pty Ltd (Middlemount) is an incorporated joint venture between Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd and Yancoal Australia Ltd.

NRW’s original contract for mining services at Middlemount Coal Mine commenced in July 2011 for five years. In February 2013 the client and NRW came to an agreement to restructure the mining services contract to a dry hire contract. In February 2015, NRW secured an additional three-year contract extension valued at $330 million. The Contract will now be extended to June 2020 from the original expiry date of June 2017.

As part of the new arrangement NRW provides ongoing maintenance services for the fleet which consists of:

  • 2 x 550T excavators
  • 4x 350T excavators
  • 1x 190T excavators
  • 17 x 220T dump trucks
  • 9 x 190T dump truck
  • 6 x 140T rigid dump trucks
  • 1 x D11 dozers
  • 5 x D10 dozers
  • 3 x waters carts
  • 2 x 16M graders.

The project supports approximately 100 local maintenance, administrative and safety personnel.