Saturday 23rd Oct, 2021

Contract worth $55M awarded for Rio Tinto mine infrastructure

Mondium has awarded a contract worth $55 million at Rio Tinto’s Western Turner Syncline 2 (WTS2) mine site for the design, construction and commissioning of infrastructure.

Kerman Constructing will deliver non-process infrastructure facilities and an explosives compound as part of the contract.

In addition, the contract comprises of a fixed plant workshop with amenities and office buildings, a heavy vehicle diesel storage and refuelling facility and two remote facility buildings inclusive of offices, ablutions and crib rooms as well as Ammonium Nitrate and Emulsion storage facility.

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“We are excited about the opportunity to working with Mondium at the Western Turner Syncline 2 project and looking forward to building a strong and lasting business relationship with Mondium,” said Kerman Managing Director Chris Kerman.

“This contract award builds on Kerman’s previous successful project outcomes in the Pilbara region in particular for Rio Tinto and other major mining companies. We are confident that our highly experienced team will deliver the WTS2 project to our client’s full satisfaction.”

Construction works are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2020.