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New contract awarded for part of a $21B mining project

Workers at the Carmichael Coal Project. (Photo credit Adani Australia)
Workers at the Carmichael Coal Project. (Photo credit: Adani Australia)

A diversified builder and supplier has won a primary tender for part of a $21 billion coal development in Central Queensland.

Wagners recently secured the quarry operation and haulage contract for Adani Australia’s Carmichael Coal Mine, about 160km northwest of Clermont.

The agreement involves supplying and delivering up to 1.5 million tonnes of quarry materials used to construct roads, camps, pads and dams at both the mine and 200km narrow gauge rail line. It also tasks the successful contractor with mine civil works and eventually operating the South Back Creek Quarry once it is complete.

Hiring now

Up to 40 jobs will be created throughout the lifetime of this part of the project. QMEB can reveal the deal is worth $35 million.

Wagners has begun hiring a multi combination heavy vehicle driver, loader operator and quarry site manager to work on a permanent fixed-term basis.

Successful applicants will work an even time roster of seven days on and seven days off (some night work is included). Locals, fly-in fly-out and drive-in and drive-out applicants are welcome to apply.

Click here to apply.

More positions are available through Adani’s Regional Content Strategy Talent Community.

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Five years of work

Work will be carried out in two stages and take up to five years.

Mobilisation to site will start immediately for the first stage, which require the producing and hauling about 735,000 tonnes of quarry material throughout a 15 month period. Second stage works are still subject to a notice to proceed, which is expected to be received in late 2020 or early 2021.

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