Downer awarded contract for Gruyere Gold project

22 January 2018

Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today that it had been awarded a five year contract, valued at approximately $400 million, to provide mining services at the Gruyere Gold Project.

The Gruyere Gold Project is a 50:50 joint venture between Gold Road Resources Limited and Gold Fields Limited. It is located about 200 kilometres east of Laverton in Western Australia.

The scope of work to be carried out by Downer includes:

Downer is scheduled to commence construction of infrastructure in early 2018, while mining is scheduled to commence in the fourth quarter of the 2018 calendar year.

The Chief Executive Officer of Downer, Grant Fenn, said Downer was a leading provider of mining services in Australia.

“Downer is very pleased to have been awarded this contract and we look forward to working closely with the Gruyere Gold Project team to help them develop this new mine safely and successfully,” Mr Fenn said.

“It will also build on our extensive operations in Western Australia, which includes providing mining services at the nearby Sunrise Dam gold mine as well as at Roy Hill, Cape Preston and Karara iron ore mines.”




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