Thiess Receives Contract at Rocky’s Reward
“This award continues our strong working relationship with BHP Nickel West,” CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright said. “We’re pleased to continue our support at Rocky’s Reward, delivering value through our mining expertise and our experience in planning and scheduling mining around existing underground workings.”
CIMIC Group Executive Mining and Mineral Processing and Thiess Managing Director Douglas Thompson said, “This contract recognizes our ability to bring the right equipment, people and expertise to projects. We look forward to building on our experience at Rocky’s Reward where we delivered strongly in production and safety. We also look forward to continuing to provide opportunities for local jobs and suppliers.”
A member of the BHP Billiton group, Nickel West is a fully integrated nickel business comprising the Mount Keith, Cliffs and Leinster mines, the Kalgoorlie smelter, the Kambalda concentrator and the Kwinana refinery.
Rocky’s Reward is located at Leinster, 400 kilometers (km) north of Kalgoorlie.