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Monadelphous signs $200 million in contracts

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Monadelphous has been awarded a swathe of construction and maintenance contracts with BHP, Rio Tinto, Codelco, Queensland Alumina and Origin Energy.

In Western Australia, Monadelphous has secured two contracts with BHP as part of its Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) site engineering panel agreement.

The first contract involves the refurbishment of BHP’s Nelson Point car dumper one, with the works slated for completion in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Mondelphous’ second WAIO contract involves an extension to the haul road at the Jimblebar mine which is due to be completed in the second quarter of 2022..

The company has also extended its contract with BHP Mitsubishi Alliance by 10 months for provision of dragline shutdown and maintenance services at its Bowen Basin operations in Queensland.

A contract with Rio Tinto was also secured in Western Australia for construction of the Marandoo Dewatering Slump project with the works to be completed in the first quarter of 2022.

“We are pleased to have secured this work and look forward to continuing to build on our valued long-term customer relationships,” Monadelphous managing director Rob Velletri said.

Monadelphous has also been awarded a three-year contract with Queensland Alumina for general mechanical maintenance services at its Gladstone operations.

The contractor’s fabrication business, SinoStruct, locked in a four-year agreement for the supply of wellsite equipment to Origin Energy.

The Wellsite equipment will be used to separate, meter and control coal seam gas for the Australia Pacific LNG plant in Gladstone.

SinoStruct has been working with Origin Energy since 2015 for the supply of packaged and modularised equipment.

Monadelphous’ maintenance and construction services business, Buildtek, has signed a contract with Codelco in Chile.

The contract involves the development of a new underground section of the el Teniente copper mine in Rancagua with work expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2023.

Monadelphous is based in Western Australia and works across Australia, New Zealand, China, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Chile and the Philippines.

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