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Contract awarded for part of a $2.6b metal project in FNQ


A design, engineering and construction company has won the contract for part of a $2.6 billion metal project in Far North Queensland.

Decmil Group recently secured the new product introduction contract for Rio Tinto’s Amrun Bauxite Mine, 40km south of Weipa on the Cape York Peninsula.

QMEB understands the deal is worth $50 million.

The company confirmed the news in a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange.

“Decmil Australia has secured a circa $50m contract with RTA Weipa Pty Ltd, a wholley owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto Limited,” a spokesperson says.

“The contract scope includes the design, fabrication, supply, delivery, construction, installation, testing and commissioning of the mine infrastructure area at the Amrun project.”

Design work is underway with onsite work beginning as early as August 2017.

Decmil advertises job vacancies here: decmil.com.au/workingwithus/employment-opportunities-2

Rio Tinto advertises jobs here: riotinto.com/australia/employment-information-16130.aspx

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