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Thiess Roy Hill Construction to Create 1,000 New Mining Jobs

New construction work is to be starting soon at Roy Hill. Thiess has been awarded a new contract for construction at the Roy Hill location. The new cons...

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|May 28|magazine3 min read

New construction work is to be starting soon at Roy Hill. Thiess has been awarded a new contract for construction at the Roy Hill location. The new construction is going to necessitate the involvement of approximately 1,000 workers. The new contract is specifically for construction of the mine processing plant at the Roy Hill mine. The Roy Hill project was funded by BNP Paribas, and is located 280km south of Port Hedland.

The contract awarded to Thiess was granted by Samsung C&T. The contract is for $330 million and includes structural, mechanical, piping, electrical and instrumentation works (SMPEI). Samsung is presently set as the designer and supplier of this project.

It is confidently forecasted that work will for the Roy Hill project will begin during the month of July this year. This is especially excellent news for those in the mining industry as they can look forward to up to 1,000 jobs opening up in the next two months with an outstanding duration of approximately14 months.

Thiess managing director Bruce Munro said this new contract represents their new relationship with Samsung C&T: “Thiess has established an industry-leading capability in SMPEI in the coal mining and CSG LNG sectors and we’re proud to further progress that capability with Samsung C&T in iron ore…We also have a long association with iron ore projects in the Pilbara and this project represents a continuation with a new client.”