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Contract awarded for part of $1.7B metal project

BGC Contracting
BGC Contracting

A mining services contractor has won a tender for part of a $1.7 billion metal development in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

BGC Contracting recently secured the infrastructure tender for Fortescue Metals Group’s Eliwana Iron Ore Mine and Rail Project, 90km northwest of Tom Price.

The contractor is tasked with supporting development of a 143km railway line that requires building circa 65km of rail formation, bridges, precast structures, earthworks, roadworks and drainage works. QMEB can reveal the deal is worth $138 million.

400 jobs

About 400 workers will be required at peak construction that will last until the end of 2020.

Current fly-in fly-out (FIFO) vacancies include:

  • shotcrew labourers (multiple positions)
  • drill fitters (multiple)
  • allrounder operators (multiple)
  • excavator operator
  • heavy duty mechanic
  • auto electrician.

Click here to apply.

Successful candidates will be offered permanent FIFO work via Perth on a roster of two weeks on and one week off.

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  • They don’t want experienced operators who have worked for mining and civil Fifo jobs they want people to go over and have to buy there licences use all the states services last five seconds at the job because of being isolated and being only to work and have no life but drink and work I would like to go back as a whatever but all my licences don’t suit

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