Optimal Performance

Innovation, Project Delivery

Thiess has built a reputation for delivering greater value and certainty by introducing efficiencies and continually striving for lower cost mining methods. Using ultra-class mining equipment offers greater economies of scale – integral to...

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Innovations in Fixed Plant

Partnership, Project Delivery

This is achieved by applying an innovative Bay Plant design, fabricating large parts of the major new plant off-site and preassembling large floor sections of vertical structures on the ground. The Lake Vermont CHPP can receive and handle coal...

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Planning for life-of-mine

Innovation, Project Delivery

When Thiess assumed operations of Meandu Mine in Queensland, Australia, we began an analysis of the remaining reserves and nearby Kunioon coal reserves. As a result, the team found considerable coal at Meandu, leading to the decision to continue...

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At the forefront of plant

Partnership, Innovation

Thiess, in joint venture with RWE, delivers world-class continuous mining operations in Australia and globally. Continuous mining systems such as bucket wheel excavators, and in-pit crushing and conveying (IPCC) systems, provide the most...

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Care grants create brighter futures

Community

Twenty community organisations from Central to South East Queensland received a share of $100,000 in funding from Thiess’ community grant scheme Care in 2013. Not-for-profit organisations across the Bowen Basin, Ipswich and Logan regions were...

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Balikpapan Support Facility saving coral reef

Environment, Community

Endangered coral reef in Indonesia’s Balikpapan region has a new lease on life – underwater life – thanks to a Thiess-led initiative. A collaboration between Thiess’ Balikpapan Support Facility (BSF) Community Development team, the Balikpapan...

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Beyond Compliance

Safety

The Beyond Compliance video case study tells how a serious incident had enormous consequences for a former Thiess Linesman and his family.  The video discusses what is meant by compliance –Thiess requirements, Statutory requirements and also...

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Blasting Technique Pays Off

Innovation

The Mt Owen Coal Mine in the Hunter Valley is taking mining to another level by making an existing technique more intelligent. In tackling the complex challenges of Mt Owen, Thiess has established itself as the industry leader in ‘through seam...

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Community support receives recognition

Community

Our Balikpapan Support Facility (BSF) in Indonesia received the 2011 East Kalimantan Education Award for their contribution to education in the community. The independently-judged award program recognises organisations and city leaders who...

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Hundreds benefit from Indonesian apprenticeships

People, Community

Thiess apprenticeship program in Indonesia was first established in 1992 with just eight participants. Since 1992, more than 1,000 apprentices have undertaken technical training as part of the Thiess Apprenticeship Program which offers off-job...

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Alert and Aware the Thiess Way

Safety

Being fit for duty is mandatory at all Thiess sites. Factors such as physical and mental health, fatigue management and the use of drugs and alcohol impact our ability to perform at work. To reduce the number of ‘Fit For Work’ incidents, Thiess...

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