Whit­tens con­tin­ues win­ning streak

The Australian Mining Review - - NEWS: THE CONTRACTORS - REUBEN ADAMS

PERTH-based con­trac­tor Whit­tens has locked down its sixth ma­jor con­tract for 2017 on the Pil­gan­goora lithium-tan­ta­lum project in WA.

The con­tract is val­ued at an es­ti­mated $10m, and in­cludes in­stal­la­tion of 5800 cu­bic me­tres of con­crete from Septem­ber 2017 through to Jan­uary 2018.

Whit­tens’ scope of work in­volves con­crete con­struc­tion of pri­mary and sec­ondary crush­ing, ter­tiary crush­ing (wet screen­ing), wet pro­cess­ing, spo­dumene con­cen­tra­tion dress­ing, and pro­cess­ing plant ser­vices.

“We are very pleased to be part of such a sig­nif­i­cant project; this con­tract award val­i­dates the com­mit­ment of our peo­ple and fur­ther ce­ments our po­si­tion in Western Aus­tralia as the lead­ing self-per­form con­struc­tion and ser­vices part­ner to the min­ing in­dus­try,” Whit­tens chief ex­ec­u­tive Louise Whit­ten said.

Im­age: Whit­tens Group.

Whit­tens civil con­struc­tion con­tracts have been flow­ing in this year.

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