NRW Holdings is pleased to announce that BGC Contracting (now NRW Contracting) has been awarded an infrastructure contract with Fortescue Metals Group at its Eliwana Mine and Rail project.
The new contract located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is valued at circa $138 million and will support the development of 143 kilometers of rail for the Eliwana project.
The scope includes the construction of circa 65km of rail formation, including earthworks, roadworks, drainage works and construction of bridges and precast structures.
The new contract value is circa $138m with completion of the project scheduled for late 2020.
Greg Heylen, BGC Contracting CEO, said: “We remain committed to supporting the safe delivery of this important project for Fortescue and this award continues our longstanding track record of delivering mine infrastructure projects in the Pilbara region”
Jules Pemberton, NRW’s CEO & Managing Director, said:
“FOLLOWINg THE SUCCESSFUL ACQUISITION OF THE BGC CONTRACTING BUSINESS, NRW’S OPERATIONAL DELIVERY CAPABILITIES IN THE PILBARA ARE FURTHER ENHANCED, THROUGH THE ADDICTION OF THE HIGHLY SKILLED BGC WORKFORCE INTO THE GROUP, TOGETHER WITH THE STRONG TECHNICAL SKILLSET TO SAFELY AND SUCCESSFULLY DELIVER THE LARGE BRIDGES AND CONCRETE STRUCTURES REQUIRED ON THE PROJECT”
Mobilization will commence soon with an expected peal workforce of 400, utilizing over 140 pieces of a major plant in the process.