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October 05, 2015 2:37 PM ET

Metals and Mining

Company Overview of Thiess Pty Ltd.

Company Overview

Thiess Pty Ltd operates as a contract miner worldwide. It mines a range of commodities, such as thermal and metallurgical coal, copper, lignite, iron ore, nickel, gold, and diamonds. The company also provides mining services, such as mine planning, fixed and mobile plant operation and maintenance, and drill and blast services; and continuous mining, and in-pit crushing and conveying systems. It operates across 24 mines in 6 countries, including Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Mongolia, and Botswana. The company also undertakes a range of constriction projects, including transport infrastructure projects; structural, mechanical, electrical, and piping projects for the ener...

179 Grey Street

Level 5

South Bank, QLD 4101


Founded in 1934

10,903 Employees


61 7 3002 9000

Key Executives for Thiess Pty Ltd.

Managing Director and Director
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Age: 37
President Director of Thiess Indonesia
Chief Executive of India
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Thiess Pty Ltd. Key Developments

Thiess Wins $160 Million Contract with BHP Billiton Nickel West to Undertake Operations at the Rocky's Reward Nickel Mine at Leinster

CIMIC Group's global mining contractor, Thiess, has been awarded a $160 million contract with BHP Billiton Nickel West to undertake operations at the Rocky's Reward nickel mine at Leinster, approximately 400 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The Rocky's Reward mine is an openpit operation within Nickel West's Leinster mine complex. Thiess commenced the 30month contract at the brownfield operation in August 2015. Thiess will provide turnkey mining services including mine planning, explosives, drill and blast services, overburden and ore mining, and overarching technical support.

Thiess Wins $137 Million Contract from Encuentro Oxides Open Pit Copper Mine in Chile

CIMIC Group's global mining company, Thiess, has been awarded its first project in the Americas, signing a $137 million services agreement for the Encuentro Oxides open pit copper mine in Chile. Thiess will commence prestrip operations at the site, located in the Antofagasta Region of Chile, on 1 July 2015. The four year project will be delivered in partnership with Emeco. The copper mine and nearby processing facility is owned by Antofagasta Minerals. Encuentro Oxides will produce an estimated average of 50,000 tonnes of copper cathode per year.

Thiess Wins $250 Million Jellinbah Plains Contract

Leighton Holdings Ltd. announced that its global mining contractor, Thiess, has been awarded a new $250 million contract by Jellinbah Resources to operate the Jellinbah Plains open pit, part of the Jellinbah East coalmine near Blackwater in central Queensland. The 39-month contract, commencing January 1, 2015, follows the completion of the existing contract with Leighton Contractors.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

December 17, 2014
50% Stake in Thiess Services and 50% Stake in Leighton Contractors Services

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