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.
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.
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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