Located 400 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Rocky’s Reward is an open pit nickel mine within BHP Nickel West’s Leinster mine complex.
Thiess commenced work at the brownfield operation in August 2015. Thiess will provide turnkey mining services including, mine planning, explosives, drill and blast services, overburden, ore mining and technical support.
A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is a fully integrated nickel business comprising the Mt Keith, Cliffs and Leinster mines, the Kalgoorlie smelter, the Kambalda concentrator and the Kwinana refinery.
Thiess provides the following turnkey mining services:
- Mine planning
- Drill and blast services
- Waste removal
- Ore mining
- Technical services.