Thiess wins $220m contract extension in Indonesia


CIMIC Group’s 50%-owned mining services subsidiary Thiess has secured a three-year $A220 million contract renewal to continue providing mining services at PT Wahana Baratama Mining’s (Wahana) coal mine in South Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Thiess, which has been operating at the project since 2007, will provide full mining services at Wahana’s coal mine, including mine planning, environmental and water management, drill and blast, and mining and pit hauling services.

Thiess CEO and Executive Chairman Michael Wright said: “This extension builds on our long-term partnership with Wahana and recognises Thiess’ ability to deliver sustainable and competitive mining solutions tailored to their operational needs.”

Thiess Executive General Manager Asia Cluny Randell added: “We’re proud to continue delivering value at Wahana, a unique operation where Thiess has mined two adjoining mines for two different clients.

“Our team is focused on continuing to optimise resource recovery and extending the mine’s reserves to deliver long-term value for Wahana.”

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