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NORTHPARKES COPPER/GOLD OPERATIONS
Private ownership Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Parkes Council Area for New development. Northparkes Mines is a copper/gold producer near Parkes. The Company has work conducted on rates base contracts for the supply of daily services in various fields. Includes; provision of mobile machinery including (but not limited to) bobcat, backhoe, small trucks, small excavators, water cart as required; provision of labour for assistance with minor maintenance tasks; fencing etc as assistance to farming operations; civil and road repairs/maintenance as required. Click for more details...

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...

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...

LOY YANG A MINE/POWER STATION
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at At, Traralgon, VIC 3844 for New. Provision of suction dredging of silt from overburden retention ponds. Click for more details...

MOUNT GIBSON IRON ORE PROJECT - STAGE 1
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) New project at Approx 100 km north east of, Dalwallinu, WA 6609. This type is Mining Contract - Open-Cut with Private ownership. To mine approx 2 Mtpa of hematite ore. Includes crushing & screening. Click for more details...

PAULSENS GOLD PROJECT
Mining Contract - Open-Cut project at Approx 186 km west of, Paraburdoo, WA 6754 In The Council Area Of Ashburton of Private. Pre-strip and earthmoving contract. Open pit equipment likely to be conventional truck and excavator fleet moving approximately 18.5 million bcm of waste and 3.3 million tonnes of ore. Click for more details...

MAGELLAN LEAD CARBONATE PROJECT - RESOURCE
Mine - Lead Carbonate project at 30 km west of, Wiluna, WA 6646 In The Council Area Of Wiluna of Private. Tailings storage facility completed. Prestripping of mine in progress. Phase two includes the capital intensive refinery and is expected to be producing lead metal of 99.95 per cent purity at a capital cost of $40. Click for more details...

MENZIES GOLD PROJECT - RESOURCE
Operating Mine project at Near, Menzies, WA 6436 in the Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines). Mining has commenced at the Menzies Project. Currently there are 10 114 tonnes @ 4018 g/t stockpiled on a ROM pad near the Lady Shenton, with an additional 3050 tonnes @ 2.69 g/t AU ready to be added to the stockpile. The Menzies Project has the potential to economically mine 157 500t at an average grade of 4.90 g/t Au (for approximately 25 000 ounces) over a 16 month perios. Mining will occur from five pits. They are Selkirk, First Hit, Lady Shenton, Lady Harriet and Yunndaga. 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...

BURTON COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. A terrace mining, truck & shovel open cut operation based on the Broadmeadows, Plumtree & Wallanbah pits. A project to increase production to over 2.5million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) through reopening of the original Burton pit including its deepening to 240m. Processing to continue through the existing central coal handling & preparation plant (CHPP) with 2 x 400tonnes per hour modules. Product coal trucked 36km south along the Mallawa haul road to a train loadout facility for export through the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal. Life-of-Mine (LoM) to be extended until 2016 while employing more than 500 people. 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...

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...

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...

SAVAGE RIVER IRON ORE OPERATIONS
Currently at the Construction stage In Burnie is a project estimated to be $ 5000000. This project For the provision and maintenance of a fleet of trucks and excavators sufficient to load and haul 25 million tonnes of ore and waste per annum from the open pit operation at the Savage Iron Ore Mine in North west Tasmania for 5 years. Click for more details...

GRANNY SMITH GOLD OPERATIONS - WALLABY
Pre-Strip Contract New project In The Laverton Council Area. Mining will be shared between an owner-operated fleet & a contractor during the pre-strip & will thereafter be entirely owner-operated. Ore will be trucked 11 km to the Granny Smith plant. Click for more details...

LEICHHARDT COPPER OPERATION - MOUNT WATSON - RESOURCE
Leichhardt Copper Operation - Mount Watson - Resource is currently at the Tenders & Building stage, valued at about $ 40000000 it is Resource estimate is 8,030,000 tonnes @ 1.1% Cu. Measured resource is 910,000 tonnes @1.1%. Oxide copper will be mined from the project and hauled 25 kilometres to the Mount Cuthbert processing plant. 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...

NEWLANDS WOLLOMBI NO2 COAL OPERATIONS EXPANSION PROJECT
13 km west of, Glenden, QLD 4743 Has Newlands Wollombi No2 Coal Operations Expansion Project currently at Construction stage. Development into the western portion (77ha approx) of Wollombi Open Cut Mine mining lease (ML4761). Production is expected to be up to 2.5 million tonnes of coking coal per annum of Run of Mine (ROM) coal for nominal annual average of 1.9 Mtpa product coal. It is proposed to use an excavator and truck fleet combined with a dragline to produce high grade, medium volatile steaming coal & premium coking coal for the export market. Development to involve open cut mining, clearing of vegetation, topsoil removal and replacement, overburden stockpiling, coal extraction and final rehabilitation of disturbed areas. Coal is to be processed at the existing Newland's Coal Handling and Preparation plant and transported 200km via rail to the Abbot Point Bulkcoal Terminal for export. Click for more details...

PILBARA IRON ORE & INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Pilbara Iron Ore & Infrastructure Project - Mining Contract is currently at the Construction stage, valued at about $ 200000000 it is Work will be carried out in two stages. The first stage comprises mine planning, equipment selection, procurement and commissioning, mine infrastructure planning, operator input to design, pre-production of initial bulk earthworks, pre-strip, pre-production ore mining, construction of haul roads, service reticulation, dewatering, installation and commissioning of mine site conveyancing and development of all mine site management systems. The second stage comprises ore production and mine planning to optimise annual operations and annual operating targets of the mine. Click for more details...

BHP BILLITON MISUBISHI ALLIANCE (BMA) & BHP MITUSI (BMC) COAL OPERATIONS
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Mackay Regional Council Area of Private ownership. Mines owned by BHP Mitsui include South Walker Creek, Blackwater. BMA owned mines include Goonyella, Saraji, Peak Downs, Norwich Park, Gregory, Crinum, Blackwater. BMA also manages and markets coal for the BHP Mitsui mines. This stage two expansion will involve an increase in production capacity to 59Mtpa by second half 2006. This stage includes acquisition of additonal stripping and mining equipment. Further expansions in capacity are planned with an overall production capacity of around 100 million tonnes per annum by 2010. 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...

WOLFRAM CAMP PROJECT - TUNGSTEN MOLYBDENUM & BISMUTH RESOURCE
Private ownership Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project In The Tablelands Regional Council Area for New development. Total resources in Wolfram Camp were increased by some 45% to 876,500 tonnes measured plus indicated @ 0.41% WO3 and 0.20%MoS2 and inferred is 211,500 tonnes @ 0.4%WO3 and 0.3%MoS2. Infrastructure to include processing plant, pipeline and electrical. Click for more details...

ENSHAM CENTRAL EXPANSION PROJECT - DRAGLINE 4
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project at (Lot 34 Rp 864576) Duckponds Road, Emerald, QLD 4720 of Dragline 4 type of New development. The dragline will be a Bucyrus 8750 fifth model. It will be operated by DC electrics, carry a 159 YD3 (122 cubic metres) struck capacity bucket and have a rated suspended load (RSL) capacity of over 715,000 lbs (324,322 kgs). 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...

AUGUSTA GOLD PROJECT - EARTH WORKS/BOX CUT CONTRACT
Heathcote Nagambie Road, Bendigo, VIC 3550 Has Augusta Gold Project - Earth Works/Box Cut Contract currently at Construction stage. Development option is to construct an underground portal on C Lode where approximately 5000 tonnes of ore can be extracted. As part of the earthworks component the contractor will will construct an evaporation pond and do the creek diversion work. Click for more details...

MOUNT NEWMAN IRON ORE OPERATIONS - OREBODY 25 EXTENSION - RESOURCE
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) New project at 8 Km North east of, Newman, WA 6753. This type is Resource - Iron Ore with Private ownership. Development comprises increasing ore production from approximately 7 Mtpa to 8 Mtpa. Mining will continue and be extended in Pits 1 and 3 into approved areas and in the case of Pit 3 below the water table. Overburden Storage Areas (OSA) and low grade ore stockpiles will be extended as well the progressive development of new OSA's and the placement of overburden in existing and new mined out pits. Haul roads and light vehicle access roads will be constructed to open pits, OSA's and mine infrastructure. 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...

COOKES HILL PROJECT - DOLERITE RESOURCE
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. Resource estimate is 60,000 ounces of gold at 100 metre depth. 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...

CAMEBY DOWNS COAL PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT - OPEN CUT
Mining Contract - Open Cut - Stage 1 project at 17km northeast of, Miles, QLD 4415 In The Council Area Of Western Downs Regional of Private. Mining will commence in the northeast corner of the site & progress in a westerly & southwesterly direction using strip mining methods at a rate of 1.8Mtpa. Initial activities to include clearing vegetation, topsoil stripping & stockpiling, overburden removal from the initial area to be mined & storage of the overburden in permanent overburden dumps. Coal extraction using excavators & trucks & progressive rehabilitation of overburden emplacement areas. Construction of surface water management structures to manage the quality and quantity of surface waters on the site including diversions, drains & sediment control dams. Storage of coal rejects & tailings in an appropriately designed & engineered Tailings Dam. Loading of coal product into a dedicated rail loading facility for transport off-site to the Port of Brisbane. McMahon's stage1 contract includes planning, mine development, waste stripping, coal mining, coal preparation & train loading. 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...

MOUNT NEWMAN IRON ORE OPERATIONS - OREBODY 18 - MINING CONTRACT EXTENSION
Mining - Earthworks/Civil Engineering (Open cut mining, Overburden, Draglines) project for New development. Provision of complete surface mining services including drill & blast, mining, crushing & on-site train loading. To include an increase in the level of production which will require an additional 50 approx employees. Contract extended by 3 years. Click for more details...

WONAWINTA SILVER LEAD ZINC PROJECT - MINING CONTRACT
Currently at the Construction stage In Cobar is a project estimated to be $ 10000000. This project Contract for a silver mine with a production forecast of 2.5million ounces (Moz) of silver a year. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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