Thiess has secured a mining services contract with MACH Energy’s new Mount Pleasant coal mine in Australia’s Hunter Valley region in New South Wales.

The new contract will generate total revenue of approximately $500 million. Thiess will undertake total mining operations at Mount Pleasant until 2021, including mine planning and engineering.

CIMIC Chief Executive Officer Adolfo Valderas said: “This contract award is a reflection of Thiess’ ability to deliver a tailored, total mine solution to our clients, and is a valued addition to our
expanding mining portfolio.”

CIMIC Group Executive Mining and Mineral Processing and Thiess Managing Director Michael Wright said: “We are proud to be developing the world-class Mt Pleasant coal operation focused
on achieving successful outcomes for our clients and the community. We are very pleased to continue our long-standing presence in the Hunter Valley.”

The Mount Pleasant coal mine has an estimated 474 million tonnes of total marketable coal reserves to be mined.