Leighton Asia has announced it has won a seven-year, $420 million contract to provide mining services to PT Marunda Grahamineral in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.


The contract will see the development of a a coal mining project, involving the extraction of over 2 million of high-quality thermal and coking coal per annum by traditional drill and blast and truck and shovel methods.


“Winning this contract is a testament to our solid track record and the experience accumulated over the past decade of working in Indonesia.  We are very proud to have won such a significant award, which is integral to our strategy of securing major, high quality coking coal mining projects in Central Kalimantan. This contract award from PT Marunda Grahamineral reaffirms our competitive position in Indonesia as a leading provider of total mining solutions for our clients,” said Justin Colling, President Director of PT Leighton Contractors Indonesia.


Under the contract, PT Leighton Contractors Indonesia will be responsible for providing project management, mine planning, surveying, supervision, site security, materials, heavy equipment, equipment maintenance, labour, transportation, medical services, consumables and site infrastructure.