Indigenous contractor Guma ICRG has won two contract extensions for work on Fortescue Metals Group’s rail line and roads infrastructure in the Pilbara for an undisclosed sum.
ICRG will continue to carry out rail drain cleaning of the rail lines from Port Hedland to Christmas Creek and Solomon Spur under a two-year extension, with the contract now running until the end of 2019.
The scope of work also includes changing out the ballast and general rail infrastructure maintenance.
ICRG has also received an extension on its contract with Fortescue for the management and maintenance of rail access roads servicing about 560 kilometres of rail line in the eastern Pilbara.
The extension will push the contract out to a June 2019 expiry date.
“These contract extensions will underpin the company’s future growth plans and provide further opportunities for the Nyiyaparli peoples,” he said.
“We have consistently met the high work and safety standards expected of all Fortescue contractors, and we believe Guma ICRG has provided high-quality, cost-effective contracting solutions for the iron ore miner.”
Earlier this month, Guma ICRG won a contract for the construction and installation of concrete evaporation sumps at Roy Hill Holdings’ port facility in Port Hedland for an undisclosed amount.