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Tender awarded for part of a $3.8B metal project


An integrated services contractor has won a contract for part of a metal project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region worth US$2.6 billion (A$3.8B).

MACA recently secured the bulk earthworks package for access roads and infrastructure at the Fortescue Metals Group Iron Bridge and Formosa Steel IB Joint Venture’s Iron Bridge Magnetite Project, 145km south of Port Hedland.

The agreement involves performing general earthworks to make way for a camp expansion, new 26km mine access road, an explosive facility and access road plus a further 23km of road upgrade works. QMEB can reveal the deal is worth $26 million.

Major recruitment drive

Work is already underway and the contractor is doing a major recruitment drive across its operations for the following roles:

  • production excavator operators (multiple positions)
  • dump truck operators (multiple)
  • moxy watercart operators (multiple)
  • excavator operators, up to 85 tonne (multiple)
  • dozer operators, D8 to D10 (multiple)
  • grader operators, 16H or M (multiple)
  • loader operators, CAT 988 or WA 600 (multiple)
  • roller operators (multiple)
  • traffic controllers (multiple)
  • boilermakers (multiple)
  • mining engineers (multiple)
  • heavy duty fitter
  • serviceman
  • mobile crushing plant operator
  • front end loader operator
  • mechanical fitter.

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Successful applicants will work a fly in, fly out roster that spans either 20 days on and eight days off or four weeks on and one week off. MACA is also promising superannuation paid on all hours worked, a $1500 employee referral program and a leadership and management program.

Click here to apply: maca.net.au/employment

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