CIMIC Group’s minerals processing company, Sedgman, and construction company CPB Contractors, have further extended their presence in Queensland with the award of contracts totalling approximately $100 million in revenue.
The projects are:
- a contract awarded by QCoal to Sedgman to design and construct a tailings dewatering facility at the Byerwen mine in Central Queensland. The project results in a lower operational risk profile, less power usage, and improved water recovery and management of dewatering chemicals.
- a contract awarded by the Queensland government to Broad Construction, a wholly owned subsidiary of CPB Contractors, to deliver stage two of the Yarrabilba State Secondary College. The educational facilities to be delivered include senior general learning spaces, a senior applied technology centre, art and design centre and performing arts centre.
CIMIC Group Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Juan Santamaria said: “CIMIC Group’s companies have a strong history of delivering consistent outcomes in Queensland. We are pleased to continue our long-standing relationships with QCoal to deliver safe and efficient solutions for the industry; and with the Queensland Department of Education to deliver high-quality assets of lasting value that will benefit the local community."
Sedgman Managing Director Grant Fraser said: “We are pleased to continue working with QCoal with a key focus on reducing impacts and undertaking environmentally responsible practices. The tailings dewatering contract at Byerwen is a great opportunity to achieve joint goals in ESG, an important focus for the industry.”
CPB Contractors Managing Director Jason Spears said: “Broad worked closely with the Department of Education to deliver stage one of the Yarrabilba State Secondary College. The team will build on this outstanding result to safely deliver the additional school facilities for the local community."
Construction work for the Byerwen mine will commence this month and the project will conclude in mid-2022. The Yarrabilba State Secondary College will be completed during 2022.