Concor Opencast Mining has announced that the company recently secured two new contracts as well as an extension to an existing project.
Concor Opencast Mining is part of Concor Construction which was acquired by a consortium led by Southern Palace Group. Managing director, Eric Wisse says that as a proudly Level 1 B-BBEE contributor the company is well positioned to secure further projects in the mining sector.
Eric says that a substantial contract, worth R619 million, was confirmed with Anglo American Platinum ending 2017 on a positive note. Concor Opencast Mining teams will provide load and haul services at the Zwartfontein Pit on the Mogalakwena mine. This is a 36 month contract.
“Significantly, the company will also continue its work at the Blinkwater tailings dam facility at Mogalakwena for another two years, as an extension to an existing contract,” he adds .
The company also secured a contract at Mafube colliery’s Lifex project. Mafube is a joint venture between Anglo Coal and Exxaro. The scope of work on this contract comprises the development of the boxcut that will enable roll-over mining operations upon completion of the project.
Another recently awarded contract is the 36 month drill and blast contract at the Vlakfontein mine near Ogies in Mpumalanga.
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