Cimic wins Rio contracts

20th December 2019 By: Esmarie Iannucci - Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor: Australasia

PERTH ( – Mining major Rio Tinto has awarded some A$150-million worth of contracts to ASX-listed mining contractor Cimic’s subsidiary CPB Contractors.

CPB Contractors will deliver three separate packages of work at Robe Valley, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, worth approximately $150 million, including various earthworks and civil works associated with development of Robe Valley.

CIMIC Group CEO Michael Wright said the company had a strong track record of delivering significant projects to the iron-ore industry.

“With our decades of experience in the Pilbara we offer major mining clients certainty and confidence in construction, mining and industrial services.”

The projects at Robe Valley, located approximately 140 km southwest of Karratha, will involve earthworks, construction of roads, bridges and pits, water supply infrastructure and drainage, fencing; and site establishment and demobilisation.

The projects will be completed by the end of 2021.