BGC Contracting awarded A$24M Eliwana Bulk Earthworks and Roads Contract

BGC Contracting awarded A$24M Eliwana Bulk Earthworks and Roads Contract

Leading Australian mining and construction firm BGC Contracting Pty Ltd has been awarded a A$24 million contract to deliver bulk earthworks and roads at the A$1.7 billion Fortescue Metals Group Eliwana Iron Ore Project, 90km West-Northwest of Tom Price, in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

The six-month project is underway and BGC Contracting will deliver infrastructure including the construction of the Permanent Accommodation Village Earthworks and Access Road, a RFDS Airstrip and a 16km long Construction Access Road. BGC Contracting is carrying out all earthworks and civil works necessary to develop initial road facilities, which will also facilitate connection to near-future construction packages to rail and other infrastructure.  

BGC Contracting have demonstrated our strong reputation for supporting our bulk commodity clients through construction and mining, including challenging commodity-price periods, and collaborating with mine owners to improve their business outcomes and expansions.

BGC Contracting CEO Greg Heylen said the Eliwana contract is a major achievement for our diversification strategy and allows us to extend our expertise in the mining construction sector.

“We look forward to working with Fortescue in the delivery of this project in the resources sector,” Mr Heylen said.

“When you partner with BGC Contracting, you don’t just partner with one of Australia’s largest contractors. You partner up with every person that works on the job. You get their collective experience, their knowledge, and their work ethic. You get 110%.”

“There has been a real increase in resource sector and construction opportunities, particularly in Western Australia and Queensland, and we look forward to this next phase in our growth strategy.”

About BGC Contracting

BGC Contracting is a leading Australian construction, contract mining, and maintenance company, which has delivered infrastructure, energy and resources projects to an impressive list of clients for more than 50 years.

We have a forward order book of approximately $2 billion. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, BGC Contracting has approximately 2,000 employees nationwide with an annual revenue nearing $1 billion year on year.

We are client focused. And even though we’re large, we remain nimble. We deliver fit-for-purpose project solutions which are responsive to changing market conditions.

We support our construction partners at all stages of a project through a wide range of services, including transport infrastructure, non-process infrastructure and buildings, earthworks (bulk and detailed), mine infrastructure, water infrastructure and maintenance services. We also offer specialist industrial engineering, maintenance and fabrication services through our wholly owned subsidiary, DIAB Engineering.

We’re proud to deliver end-to-end results and deliver continuous improvement through proven collaborative contracting models. It’s the great service that goes beyond contract mining.


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