MESCA Member Good News: Rio Tinto has awarded $250 million worth of contracts to BGC Contracting and MESCA member Monadelphous Group for work at the Robe River Joint Venture’s West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara.
In 2018, Rio Tinto approved a $579 million investment alongside JV partners Mitsui & Co and Nippon Steel to develop Deposits C and D at the Western Australian operation.
Australian Mining is reporting Monadelphous will supply and install the structural, mechanical, piping and electrical and instrumentation works associated with the construction of new iron ore facilities, as well as modifications to existing plant.
Perth-based Monadelphous will immediately commence the work, which is scheduled for completion in April 2021. Its share of the contracts is worth in excess of $100 million, according to a company ASX announcement.