Thiess has been awarded a mining contract with PT Halmahera Sukses Mineral – its second successful venture in the Indonesian nickel market this year. 

theissUnder the terms of the A$240 million contract, Thiess will deliver full mining operations including mine development, haul road construction, ore loading and hauling at a mine situated in Central Halmahera, North Maluku. The mine is located 6 kilometres from another Thiess operation, consolidating the company’s regional footprint and operational efficiency. 

"We are excited by this new contract award, which underscores Thiess' expertise and strong track record in the Indonesian mining industry,” said Thiess Executive Chair and CEO Michael Wright. 

“It reaffirms our commitment to providing safe, sustainable, and innovative solutions to our clients while contributing to the growth of Indonesia’s nickel industry, a metal critical to enabling the global energy transition." 

Thiess said comprehensive measures will be put in place to ensure the safety and well-being of the team at the mine site. It will also continue its dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion by launching its female operator training program. 

Source: Thiess