Mining and Heavy Industries

BHP selects contractor for Mt Keith project

CPB Contractors has won the contract to deliver the BHP Nickel West Mt Keith Debottlenecking Project’s Structural Mechanical, Piping, Electrical & Instrumentation (SMPE&I) work package near Leinster, Western Australia.

CPB Contractors has won the contract to deliver the BHP Nickel West Mt Keith Debottlenecking Project’s Structural Mechanical, Piping, Electrical & Instrumentation (SMPE&I) work package near Leinster, Western Australia.

The project is expected to generate around $105 million in revenue for the company.

The project will provide additional grinding capacity to meet the processing requirements of ore with different characteristics.

CPB Contractors Managing Director Jason Spears said its teams are looking forward to safely delivering the project.

“We’ll be drawing on our extensive resources industry experience to ensure that the required equipment and materials are available at Mt Keith,” Spears said.

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BHP has also selected the CIMIC Group-owned company to deliver other recent resources projects in Western Australia, including a camp expansion at the Mt Keith Mine Site, SMPE&I works for the Port Debottlenecking Project 1 and the Wind Fences (Air Quality) construction and installation works at Port Hedland.

CIMIC Group Executive Chairman Juan Santamaria said the group is pleased to have been selected for the Mt Keith project.

“CPB Contractors has the experience necessary to safely and reliably deliver resources infrastructure projects right across Western Australia,” Santamaria said.

Works at Mt Keith will commence this year and are scheduled for completion in 2024.

CIMIC Group is an engineering-led construction, mining, services and public private partnerships leader working across the lifecycle of assets, infrastructure and resources projects.

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