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Sydney, Australia, 2019/01/09 - CIMIC Group’s mineral processing company, Sedgman, has been awarded a contract at the Byerwen Coal Mine in Central Queensland, continuing CIMIC Group’s long standing relationship with QCoal Group - QCoal.com.au / Sedgman.com. ASX: CIM
The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract will deliver an expansion on the first phase of the project, which Sedgman was awarded in February 2018, and includes the duplication of the existing coal handling and processing plant.
The contract will generate revenue of $155 million for CIMIC Group.
CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright said: “The CIMIC Group has a long standing and successful relationship with QCoal which started in 2007, providing EPC services through Sedgman and mining services through Thiess.
“This latest contract demonstrates Sedgman’s ability to deliver positive and consistent outcomes for QCoal, and is a testament to the Sedgman team’s focus on delivering enduring value for our clients.”
Sedgman Managing Director Grant Fraser said: “We are pleased to continue our strong, long-term relationship with QCoal (qcoal.com.au) and look forward to assisting with the expansion of the Byerwen mine in a timeframe that optimises QCoal’s benefit.”
Early work has commenced and the project will conclude in early 2020.
The Byerwen mine site is located 20 kilometres west of Glenden in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
About CIMIC Group Limited
CIMIC Group Limited (cimic.com.au) is a world-leading infrastructure, mining, services and public private partnerships group. We have businesses in construction (CPB Contractors and Leighton Asia), mining and mineral processing (Thiess and Sedgman), operation and maintenance services (UGL), public private partnerships (Pacific Partnerships) and engineering (EIC Activities). Our mission is to generate sustainable shareholder returns by delivering innovative and competitive solutions for clients and safe, fulfilling careers for our people. With a history since 1899, and more than 50,000 people in 20 countries, we strive to be known for our principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by Safety. CIMIC is a member of the S&P/ASX 100 index, the Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index and FTSE4Good.