Golding wins $35m works package at Blackwater
Works to be undertaken include drainage and flood protection works, relocating critical mine infrastructure and civil works for the reloaction of a communication mast.
It includes about 1, 200,000 cubic metres of earthworks, 4km of HDPE pipelines, 22km of fibre optic cabling and 21km of overhead cabling.
The work is expected to be complete by January 2021.
Golding Contractors is a subsidiary of NRW Holdings.
NRW chief executive and managing director Jules Pemberton said it was pleasing to win the Blackwater contract after securing about $34 million worth of work at BMA’s Goonyella site.
Those works, also being undertaken by Golding, include about 950,000 cubic metres of earthworks and 10km of new pipework. Completion is scheduled for August next year.
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