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HAIL CREEK COAL PROJECT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. Package to include:Cranage for Dragline House Structure; 3 x 1 ton Electric Chain Hoist; 2 x 2 ton Wire Rope Winches; 2 x 303.75inch Double Girder Bridges; 1 x 186 inch Girder Bridge; and 2 x Electric Powered Under-hung Trolley Hoist. Click for more details...

LIDDELL COAL COLLIERY - RESOURCE
Mine - Coal New project In The Singleton Council Area. Existing operation produces 4.5 Mtpa of Rom coal and the CHPP processes 700 tonnes per hour. A proposal has been approved to increase ROM coal production to 8 Mtpa. Associated development will comprise the construction of a new Coal Handling Plant, establishment of a new supplementary stockpile with capacity of 450,000 tonnes, alter the planned 1500 ML Dam 13B footprint, construct a bridge over the main Northern Railway to improve transport between existing coal pits, alter an access road to the CHPP, relocation of offices, workshop and storage area and an associated access road, and the construction of a desalination unit within the CHPP area for the treatment of mine water. Capital expenditure on the Washplant upgrade alone was approx $100 million. Click for more details...

KUNWARARA MAGNESITE OPERATIONS - KG2 EXTN
A project in the QLD Within Rockhampton Regional. Installation of a new crushing and screening circuit. Click for more details...

KOOLYANOBBING IRON ORE OPERATIONS - EXPANSION
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. To lift production to approx 8 million tonnes. An interim production upgrade to 6mtpa from 1 January 2005 has also been announced. Cost estimates include $5.5 million for pre-stripping and mine development. Click for more details...

COBURN MINERAL SANDS PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Private ownership Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Shark Bay Council Area for New development. Mining will be carried out in a three stage process. Firstly top soil removed by scrappers and stockpiled for rehabilitation. Secondly, overburden removed by bucket wheel excavator and conveyed into the void left by mining of the ore. Lastly the ore mined by a second bucket wheel excavator is screened in the pit, mixed with water and pumped to the concentrator near the edge of the pit. Click for more details...

LAKE LINDSAY COAL PROJECT
New project of Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at Approx 25 km from, Middlemount, QLD 4746. Overburden removal to commence July 2006; coal will be washed in existing washplant & construction on site will commence shortly. Production of export coking coal, & pulverised coal injection coal, expected to reach its peak in 2008. Coal to be hauled by truck or overland conveyor to German Creek. Blasting necessary prior to conventional truck and shovel strip mining. Dragline operations to 80 metres later in the mine life. Flood levee banks to be constructed parallel to Oaky Creek. Click for more details...

ROLLESTON COAL PROJECT - COAL HANDLING/INFRASTRUCTURE
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) New project at 16km west of, Rolleston, QLD 4702. This type is Crushing & Mine Site Infrastructure with Private ownership. Initial development will be for 6mtpa. Expansion to 8 mtpa allowed for. Click for more details...

ROLLESTON COAL PROJECT - STAGE TWO/STAGE THREE
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. First production will of one million tonnes approx is expected in late 2005. Stage two to 8 mtpa will require only the purchase of an additional second hand dragline and some minor mobile plant. The crushing and mine site infrastructure for stage one will be sized to handle 8 mtpa.Stage two production levels are expected in 2008. The mine is expected to have a 20 year plus life and has further expansion potential to 12mtpa with additional minor capital. Click for more details...

ROLLESTON COAL PROJECT
Resource - Coal project at 16 km west of, Rolleston, QLD 4702 in the Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines). A large low ash thermal coal deposit. Coal does not require washing. Initial production of 1 million tpa expected in late 2005, with pmpta export and 2 mtpa domestic production expected in 2008. the project has further expansion potential to 12 mtpa approx with minor additional capital. A low strip ratio, high productivity dragline will be used. Coal to be railed to the port of Gladstone. Click for more details...

MIITEL PROJECT - NICKEL RESOURCE
New project of Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at Approx 4 km north of, Kambalda, WA 6442. An open pit operation producing 240 000 tonnes of ore per annum at an average of 2.7% Nickel. Miitel consists of a 1-in-7 decline from the surface, providing access to the ore body which is located at a depth of between 100 and 400 metres below the surface. The decline has a cross-sectional area allowing large-size diesel mining equipment to travel to the mining areas, and 40-tonne haulage trucks to bring ore to the surface. The ore body is mined using jumbo drilling machines to excavate level drives within the ore body, at vertical intervals of approximately 21 metres. Stoping of the ore proceeds upwards from these levels using the same jumbos, with manned and remote-controlled boggers used to extract the broken ore. The ore and then trucked to the mill by a local haulage contractor. Click for more details...

MOUNT KEITH NICKEL OPERATIONS - OPEN CUT MINING CONTRACT
Private ownership Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Wiluna Council Area for New development. Mining will be at the current rate of 95 million tonnes per annum. The depth of the pit will be eventually 600 metres. Click for more details...

POONCARIE MINERAL SANDS PROJECT - GINKGO
Pooncarie Mineral Sands Project - Ginkgo is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 5000000 it is Includes construction of mine pit, tailings/water storage dam and overburden storage areas. Click for more details...

TWIN HILLS GOLD MINE - RESOURCE
Mine - Gold project at South of Charters Towers via, Homestead, QLD 4816 in the Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines). Resource estimate is 214,000 tonnes @ 10.9 g/t for 75,000 ounces of gold. Underground Area 1 of the mine has been mined out and Area 2 remains. In 2006, 36,574 tonnes @ 15 g/t has been mined. Click for more details...

MUNGARI EAST GOLD PROJECT - FROGS LEG
Currently at the Construction stage In Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a project estimated to be $ 2000000. This project Includes drill and blast. Click for more details...

TEXAS SILVER PROJECT - TWIN HILLS - RESOURCE
Currently at the Construction stage In Southern Downs Regional is a project estimated to be $ 20000000. This project Resource estimate is 44.5 million ounces of silver. Measured resource is 7.37 million ounces, Indicated resource is 13.15 million ounces and inferred is 23.98 million ounces. Click for more details...

THE PEAK GOLD OPERATIONS - NEW COBAR
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at Hillston Rd, Cobar, NSW 2835 of Mining Contract - Open-Cut type of New development. An open pit resource of 730,000 tonnes at 2.5 g/t gold. Click for more details...

TEXAS SILVER PROJECT - TWIN HILLS - MINING/CRUSHING
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. The revised mine plan now incorporates the previous stage one and stage two. Click for more details...

HAZELWOOD COAL OPERATIONS - HAZELWOOD WEST
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The La Trobe Council Area of Bulk Earthworks - Phase 1 type. Involves bulk earthworks removal for years 2002 to 2006 (10,000,000 + cubic metres). Includes T&S overburden removal and establishment of new mine outlet. Click for more details...

CHARIOT GOLD PROJECT
Mining Contract - Open Cut New project In The Barkly Shire Council Area. For the greater part, Chariot will be an underground mine. An open pit will be excavated to a depth of 45 m from which a portal for a decline will be established to access the orebody. Click for more details...

MOUNT WELD RARE EARTHS PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Laverton Council Area of Mining Contract - Opencut type. Work comprises the development of an initial pit 150 metres wide x 300 metres long x 65 metres deep, comprising 35 metres of overburden and 30 metres of ore zone. The total mining quantity of ore and waste is 2,890,800 BCM. Of this, 541,256 tonnes of high grade ore (318,230 BCM) is scheduled to be crushed and stockpiled at the site. Optional work that can be included in the contract include the construction of 8.8 km of haul roads to the site. Also the supply and operation of a comminution circuit, which may comprise a jaw crusher or potentially a trommel screen that is to produce 100%<100 mm HG CZ 15% moisture content ore product for stockpiling on load out stockpiles at a minimum annual rate of 137,000 wet tpa. Click for more details...

MOORVALE COAL PROJECT
Mining Contract project at 10 km south of Copabella mine Bowen Basin via, Nebo, QLD 4742 In The Council Area Of Isaac Regional of Private. Life of mine contract. (Approximately 10 years based on current knowledge of the resource). Click for more details...

DEFLECTOR COPPER GOLD PROJECT - OPEN CUT MINING CONTRACT
Via Geraldton Mt Magnet Rd 60km SE of, Mullewa, WA 6630 Has Deflector Copper Gold Project - Open Cut Mining Contract currently at Construction stage. For the provision of a mining contract for Deflector Copper Gold Project. Click for more details...

BHP BILLITON MISUBISHI ALLIANCE (BMA)/BHP MITUSI (BMC) COAL OPS - SARAJI
Bhp Billiton Misubishi Alliance (Bma)/Bhp Mitusi (Bmc) Coal Ops - Saraji is currently at the Planning stage, valued at about $ 50000000 it is 32Mbcm of overburden stripping contracts. Click for more details...

GINGIN MINERAL SANDS PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Gingin Council Area of Resource - Mineral Sands type. Proved Ore Reserve of 8.3Mt at 16% contained Heavy Mineral. Click for more details...

GINGIN MINERAL SANDS PROJECT - PRESTRIP
Adjacent to Brand Highway, approximately three kilometres west north west of, Gingin, WA 6503 Has Gingin Mineral Sands Project - Prestrip currently at Construction stage. The prestrip earthworks will remove the overburden at the start of the project rather than over the life of the mine. Click for more details...

FIMISTON GOLD MINE OPERATIONS EXTENSION STAGE 3
Gold Mine Expansion project at Goldfields Highway Via, Kalgoorlie, WA 6430 In The Council Area Of Kalgoorlie-Boulder of Private. Development will comprise the expansion of the open pit, waste rock dumps and Tailings Storage Facility (TSF). The open pit expansion known as the Golden Pike Cutback will be widened and deepened to approx 670 metres and therby extending the life of the mine until 2017. The Golden Pike Cutback is estimated to hold 2 million ounces of gold. There a number of options for tailings disposal. Option preferred is to heighten the level of the two existing TSF from 30 metres to 40 metres. Other options include recommissioning the Kaltails TSF or constructing Fiminsto 3 TSF. This would cover an area of 150 hectares and would comprise associated infrastructure such as roads and recant ponds. Associated infrastructure include the realignment of the environmental noise bund, extension of the loopline railway. Click for more details...

PEAK DOWNS COAL OPERATIONS - PRE-STRIPPING CONTRACT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at Peak Downs South of, Moranbah, QLD 4744 for New. Contract is an extension to current prestripping at the mine site. Click for more details...

IRON ORE RAPID GROWTH 3 PROJECT - AREA C - BULK EARTHWORKS
Bulk Earthworks project at Near, Newman, WA 6753 In The Council Area Of East Pilbara of Private. Civil and Concrete Work comprises moving about 1 million cubic metres of dirt. More specifically the construction of the E deposit primary crushing area and mechanically stabilised earth wall (MSE). To construct a 7.5 km long overland conveyor from the E deposit primary crusher to a new Ore Handling Plant 2 (OHP 2), Stockyard 2 located within the rail loop, associated earthworks and heavy vehicle park-up and upgrade of the infrastructure for the operation. This will include office, amenities and waste water services. Click for more details...

JIMBLEBAR IRON ORE OPERATIONS - MINING CONTRACT
Open Cut Mining Contract project at 60 Km East of, Newman, WA 6753 In The Council Area Of East Pilbara of Private. Work will comprise drilling, blasting, mining, crushing and train loading operations. Click for more details...

BODDINGTON GOLD MINE EXPANSION PROJECT - PRESTRIPPING MINING CONTRACT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at Pinjarra -Williams Rd, Boddington, WA 6390 for New. Development comprises the Wandoo North and South pits. Gold reserve for the mine is 11 Moz. Click for more details...

PROMINENT HILL GOLD/COPPER PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
100 Km South East of, Coober Pedy, SA 5723 Has Prominent Hill Gold/Copper Project - Mining Contract currently at Construction stage. Work comprises the extraction of approximately 153 million cubic metres of overburden and waste, and 38 million tonnes of treatable ore over six years. The open pit is expected to be 1.2 kms wide, 1.4 kms long on the surface and 500 metres deep. Click for more details...

SOUTH MIDDLEBACK RANGES MAGNETITE PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. Mining will be 9 million tonnes per annum. Click for more details...

PECULIAR KNOB IRON ORE PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Peculiar Knob Iron Ore Project - Mining Contract is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 285000000 it is A mining services contract for export at a rate of 3.3million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) over 70 months. To include drilling, blasting, loading & haulage of ore & waste material. Over 100 people expected to be employed once full production reached. Click for more details...

GOONYELLA RIVERSIDE COAL OPERATIONS - PRESTRIP CONTRACT (RV)
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) New project at Riverside mine site, 30 km north of, Moranbah, QLD 4744. This type is Prestrip Contract with Private ownership. For the provision of prestripping services. Click for more details...

PEKO MAGNETITE PROJECT - TOPSOIL REMOVAL
New project of Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at 10 km from, Tennant Creek, NT 0862. Topsoil removal for 5 hours per day for 12 months using a 22m scraper. Click for more details...

MIDDLEMOUNT COAL OPERATIONS - STAGE 2 EXPANSION
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Isaac Regional Council Area of Operating Mine - Expansion type. A pulverised coal injection (PCI) & coking coal open cut mine based on an estimated resource of 122.6million tonnes (Mt). The stage 2 expansion project to increase production from 1.8million tonnes per year (Mtpa) to 5.4Mtpa of run-of-mine (RoM) coal for 23 years. Removal of overburden & coal to continue by conventional truck, shovel & excavator. To includes a 30kL/day package potable water treatment plant (WTP), a sewage treatment plant (STP), the 650m x 200m go line area (including office, crib facility, amenities, kitchen/dining area), flood protection levees & diversion of Roper Creek & Thirteen Mile Gully. Later upgrading of feed conveyors, coal stackers, screens, valves & control systems of the existing coal handling & preparation plant (CHPP) to increase capacity from 400 to 700 tonnes per hour (t/h) for 4Mt/y product coal. Extension of the existing vehicle workshop to include 4 additional covered & 2 outdoor bays with aprons. Additional 600,00l diesel & 1.2ML fuel storage facilities. Associated out-of-pit spoil dumps & additional haul/access roads. Possibility of a dragline & associated 200m x 200m construction pad. Later diversion of part of the Bingegang (Saraji) pipeline. Some of the additional 397 operational personnel expected to be accommodated in an extension to The MAC Middlemount village. Click for more details...

BOGGABRI COAL OPERATIONS - MINING CONTRACT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at 17km northeast of, Boggabri, NSW 2382 of Mining Contract - Open Cut type of New development. Open cut coal mine producing approx 1.5million tonnes (Mt) a year from the Merriown and Jeralong pits. Five year mining contract commencing at expiry of the current contract to include drill & blast services, mine planning & load & haul of both overburden & coal. Expansion plans to produce 2.5Mtpa early in 2011 & 4.3Mtpa by 2013 will require up to $114million investment in new equipment. Click for more details...

MOUNT OWEN COAL OPERATIONS - OPERATING CONTRACT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. Continued operations of an open cut mine. To include specialised terrace mining using seam blasting techniques to work 0.4-0.9m thick seams at angles of 2-45 degrees up to 240m deep. Operation also of 7 mining fleets moving 40cubic m of waste & 8.5million tonnes (Mt) of run-of-mine (ROM) coal annually. Click for more details...

WHITE DAM GOLD OPERATIONS REGIONAL EXPANSION
Operating Mine - Expn project at 85km west of, Broken Hill, NSW 2880 in the Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines). A project in the environs of the operating White Dam gold mine which has a resource estimate of 6 million tonne (Mt) containing 188,000 ounces of gold (White Dam + Vertigo). Exploration amongst historic gold-copper mines to extend White Dam's mine life including at Vertigo & White Dam North. Click for more details...

GOONYELLA RIVERSIDE BROADMEADOW COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION - OPEN CUT EXTENSION
Operating Mine - Extn - Open Cut project at 30km north of, Moranbah, QLD 4744 in the Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines). Contract for extension of the existing open cut to provide access to underground works. To include 8million cu m of earthworks & 12,000cu m of concrete works. Construction of associated infrastructure including access roads, dams & drainage, conveyor footings & gates. Click for more details...

COCKATOO ISLAND IRON ORE OPERATIONS STAGE 4
Cockatoo Island Iron Ore Operations Stage 4 is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 22000000 it is Continuation of open cut operations based on a resource estimate of 1.2 million tonnes (Mt). Construction of a 300m long extension to the existing onshore seawall to enclose a pit enlargement. Associated relocation of surface infrastructure. Click for more details...

BARALABA NORTH JOINT VENTURE COAL PROJECT - MINING SERVICES CONTRACT
Baralaba North Joint Venture Coal Project - Mining Services Contract is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 76000000 it is Two year contract, with optional extensions, for mining services including drill & blast. Click for more details...

SOUTH MIDDLEBACK RANGES IRON ORE OPERATIONS - MINING CONTRACT
Private ownership Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Whyalla Council Area for New development. A 5 year mining contract. To include drill & blast, ore extraction, haulage & ancillary components. Click for more details...

COCKATOO ISLAND IRON ORE OPERATIONS STAGE 3 MINING CONTRACT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. A contract for open cut mining of remnant material from stage 3 operations & ship loading of direct shipping ore (DSO) at a rate of up to 1 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa). To cover all operational mining & civil infrastructure services including drill & blast, loading, haulage & processing of ore for direct shipping. To also include commissioning of a new crushing & screening facility. Click for more details...

TALLERING PEAK IRON ORE OPERATIONS EXTENSION - T1
New project of Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at North northeast of, Mullewa, WA 6630. Extension of the 2-2.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) operations at Tallering Peak mine by open pit working of the 1.4Mt T1 satellite deposit located 1km east of the T6 main pit which is nearing exhaustion. Hydraulic excavators & dump trucks to take ore to the existing plant for crushing & screening prior to trucking to the Ruvidini rail siding for export via Geraldton port. Click for more details...

PAYNES FIND GOLD OPERATIONS RECOMMENCEMENT - PROCESSING PLANT
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Perth Council Area of Private ownership. Plant to produce eluvial/alluvial gold, from small scale open cast workings, utilising its existing alluvial gravity circuit plant with mill & knudsen concentrator. The plant is capable of processing at a rate of 50 tonnes/hour, current expectations are targetting the processing of approximately 9,000 tonnes per month with an average head grade based on historical results of between 0.3 to 0.5 grams per tonne. Click for more details...

CANNON GOLD PROJECT
A project in the WA Within Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Planned contract mining over 3 years for 484,000t to be treated off site for 68,200 ounces (oz) of gold. Open cut operations followed by underground workings via a portal & decline from the footwall of the open pit. Ore is to be processed at Metals X Ltd Jubilee Mill. Click for more details...

ISAAC PLAINS COAL OPERATIONS - MINING SERVICES CONTRACT
Currently at the Construction stage In Isaac Regional is a project estimated to be $ 249000000. This project A 3 year mining services contract at a rate of 2.7 million tonnes (Mt) of run-of-mine (ROM) coal. To include dragline operations & supply & maintenance of mobile plant & equipment. Click for more details...

ROPER BAR IRON ORE PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Mining Contract project at Via St Vidgeon pastoral lease, 80km Southeast of Roper Bar via, Ngukurr, NT 0852 in the Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines). For the provision of mining services. Click for more details...

SOUTHERN CROSS GOLD OPERATIONS - AXEHANDLE GOLD MINE
New project of Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at 30km South of, Southern Cross, WA 6426. The project is located 5km from the operating Cornishman Open-pit mine on the roadside of Hanking haul road. Axehandle is set to be among the lowest-cost open-pit gold mines in Australia. Axehandle Open pit mine will produce in excess of 200,000 ounces gold over a period of 3 years. Click for more details...

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