Leighton Contractors Mining News

Thiess and Leighton Contractors win key iron ore and gold contracts

Leighton Holdings subsidiaries Thiess and Leighton Contractors have announced three important new contracts. Thiess has secured a $166 million contract to provide bulk earth works and selected infrastructure for BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Jimblebar mine near Newman in Western Australia.

Leighton Contractors awarded $317 million worth of new gold mining contracts

Leighton Contractors has been awarded two new gold mining contracts, one in Western Australia andone in the Northern Territory, totalling $317 million. The first, a $200 million contract awarded by Newcrest Mining Ltd, is for works at Telfer – one of thelargest gold mines in Australia, located 450km ESE of Port Hedland on the edge of Great SandyDesert. Under the 27-month contract, Leighton Contractors will provide mining equipment, operators,maintenance and supervisory personnel, and infrastructure including workshops and offices to theproject.