1 July 2015
Emeco is pleased to advise that it has signed a partnership agreement with CIMIC Group company, Thiess, the leading global mining contractor.
Thiess has been awarded a four year mining contract commencing on 1 July 2015 for the pre-strip operations at the Encuentro Oxides open pit copper mine previously operated by Fe Grande. Emeco will continue to provide mining and ancillary fleet to support the contract.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ken Lewsey, said "Emeco is delighted to be working with a company of the size, scale and experience of Thiess and this partnership provides scope to explore other opportunities together."
"Encuentro is currently our largest contract in the Latin American market and allows us to expand our footprint in the region with multiple opportunities already identified."