Curragh Coal Mine

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Thiess has operated one of Australia’s largest independent coal mines, Curragh, since 2004. Now in our third successive contract with the client, we consistently meet production targets through operational excellence and a commitment to strong...

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Ukhaa Khudag (UHG) Coal Mine

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The Ukhaa Khudag Coal Mine in Mongolia’s south Gobi Desert is the most remote mine site in the Thiess global mining portfolio. Started from nothing in 2008, the mine is now fully established and producing high quality metallurgical coal, having...

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Yallourn Mine Alliance

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In 2002, Yallourn Energy (now TRUenergy Pty Ltd) awarded an alliance contract to the Roche Thiess Linfox (RTL) Joint Venture for all mining activities at the Yallourn Mine, in the Latrobe Valley. Initially, RTL was awarded a five year mining...

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Rocky's Reward

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Located 400 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Rocky’s Reward is an open pit nickel mine within Nickel West’s Leinster mine complex. Thiess commenced work at the brownfield operation in August 2015. Thiess will provide turnkey...

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KPC Sangatta Coal Mine

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Since 2003, Thiess in Indonesia has operated open pits at one of the world’s largest thermal coal reserves under a life of mine contract. Our team provides complete project management encompassing production, safety, water management and...

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Jellinbah Plains

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The Jellinbah Group is a privately owned, independent Queensland- based coal company with operations in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin. In January 2015, Thiess was awarded a 39-month contract to operate the Jellinbah Plains open-pit, part of...

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Encuentro Oxides Project

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At an altitude of 2,300 meters above sea level, the Encuentro Oxides Project is located in the Antofagasta Region, 145km north east of the Antofagasta township, 65km south west of Calama and 33km east of Sierra Gorda. The copper mine and nearby...

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Jwaneng Diamond Mine

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Discovered in the Naledi River Valley ‘Valley of the Stars’ in Southern Botswana in 1972, Jwaneng is the richest diamond mine in the world by value. The mine consists of three separate volcanic pipes with production varying from approximately...

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Prominent Hill

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At Prominent Hill, Thiess significantly expanded its operations, team and fleet to ramp up production to 32 million BCM per annum in just six months. Forecasts indicate about 267 million BCM will be mined over the life of the mine. Thiess began...

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Melak Coal Mine

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Thiess in Indonesia has fast-tracked the Melak Coal Mine project to exceed the client’s production targets. Our team has also built a strong safety culture through strategies such as multi-media communication with workers. In October 2008,...

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QCoal Northern Hub

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Located in Queensland’s resource-rich Bowen Basin, the QCoal Northern Hub produces hard coking and thermal coal.   Our team commenced operations at the mine in 2007 and is responsible for mining operations, while also holding the statutory...

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Senakin Coal Mine

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Thiess Indonesia secured the long-term operational contract for the Senakin Coal Mine in South Kalimantan in 2000 with mine owners PT Arutmin. The alliance was further extended in 2003 for the life of the mine. As the sole contractor operating...

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Mt Owen Mine

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Thiess’ involvement at Mt Owen Mine extends back to 1994 when we built the mine complex. We then assumed responsibility for all mining activities, which continues to this day. Thiess has operated Mt Owen Mine, our largest coal mining operation...

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Oyu Tolgoi Boxcut and Decline Project

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Thiess, in joint venture with local contractor Khishig Arvin, will deliver the first underground decline project at the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project in Mongolia's South Gobi Desert. As part of the large-scale expansion of Oyu Tolgoi,...

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Burton Coal Mine

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Thiess has operated the life-of-mine contract at Burton Coal Mine since 1996. In recent years, our introduction of world-first mining plant and equipment has boosted production by 30 per cent. Thiess manages all aspects of the Burton Coal Mine...

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Dawson South Coal Mine

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Anglo American’s Australian coal business is the second largest in Australia, and third largest global export metallurgical coal producer. Thiess has a long history and unrivalled experience operating at the Dawson Mine, having been part of the...

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Bengalla CHPP Expansion

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A Thiess Sedgman Joint Venture (TSJV) completed an $86 million contract to upgrade the Bengalla Mining Company’s Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP) located approximately four kilometres west of Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley. The...

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Mt Keith Mine Alliance

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Mt Keith is an open-pit nickel mine located within the Shire of Wiluna, 720 kilometres north-east of Perth and 430 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia’s North Eastern Goldfields. In 2003, Thiess strengthened its position in the...

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Lake Vermont Coal Project

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Thiess is doubling production and leveraging the expertise of the broader Group at Lake Vermont Coal Mine to deliver a total mining solution. Our team is achieving world-class coal recovery through operational excellence, industry-leading plant...

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Favona

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The Favona underground gold mine is located on the east coast of New Zealand’s north island. OceanaGold is an emerging multinational gold and copper producer with operations in New Zealand, Philippines and the United States. Our team was...

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Tarong Coal Project - Meandu Mine

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Thiess completed its operations contract at the Stanwell Corporation's Tarong Coal Project – Meandu Mine in December 2012.  The mine is located 24.8 kilometres south-east of Kingaroy in the South Burnett region. Thiess was awarded a base...

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Collinsville Coal Mine

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The Collinsville Open Cut Mine is located 80 kilometres south-west of Bowen in North Queensland. In 1996, Thiess entered into a Life of Mine contract with Mt Isa Mines (Mt Isa Mines was acquired by Xstrata in 2003) and Itochu Coal Resources...

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Wilpinjong Coal Project

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Wilpinjong is based on a large resource of coal with a very low strip ratio (1.3:1) compared with typical Hunter Valley mines (6:1). Product coal is approximately 75 per cent Raw Domestic Thermal and 25 per cent Washed Export Thermal, supplying...

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Lake Vermont CHPP Expansion

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A Thiess Sedgman Joint Venture delivered the Coal Handling and Preparation Plant expansion at Lake Vermont Coal Mine in Central Queensland, increasing production from 800tph to 1600tph. Thiess Sedgman designed and constructed the original Lake...

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Leinster Underground

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Leinster Underground is an underground nickel mine within BHP Billiton Nickel West’s Leinster mine complex. Located in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, Thiess provides technical mine services including mine planning, survey and geotechnical...

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South Walker Creek Coal Mine

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The South Walker Creek Coal Project is located approximately 40km west of Nebo in the northern section of the Bowen Basin and covers a strike length of 16km. The project was opened by BHP Mitsui Coal Pty Ltd (BMC) on a trial basis to produce and...

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Lake Vermont CHPP

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Thiess raised the benchmark in coal preparation and design with the completion of the Lake Vermont Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP) in Central Queensland. A consortium between Thiess and the Thiess Sedgman Joint Venture (TSJV)...

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