A joint venture established by global waste management company Veolia and indigenous partner Our Country has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract covering Rio Tinto’s entire Pilbara iron ore operations.
Bibra Lake-based Minetec has been awarded a $9.5 million contract to supply BHP’s Olympic Dam mine in South Australia with an underground fleet management system, while the tech firm’s parent company, Codan, has posted a profit upgrade.
Spanish-owned contractor Duro Felguera Australia, which is involved in multiple legal disputes arising from its work on big resources projects, has been ordered to set aside $20 million because of concerns it would not be able to pay potential claims.
Bassendean-based Highway Constructions and Central Earthmoving have secured road construction contracts worth about $29 million, while Sheffield Resources has awarded a number of contracts at its mineral sands project near Broome.
Two Perth-based contractors have secured new work, with Decmil Group locking in a $NZ24.3 million ($22.7 million) contract for two schools in New Zealand, while NRW Holdings will undertake work for Rio Tinto in the Pilbara.
MCS Services has been awarded a security services contract for seven major shopping centres across Western Australia, while also securing contracts at two smaller centres in Perth, with a total value of about $3 million.