Oct 23, 2017

NRW is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Action Drill and Blast (ADB) have been awarded new and extended contract works at five east coast coal projects. Thereby further establishing their position as a leading drill and blast contractor in the Australian coal industry.

ADB’s two new contracts are for the provision of:

  • integrated drill and blast services to Golding Contractors at the Broadlea Coal Mine; and
  • drilling services to Macmahon at the Byerwen Coal Mine.

Both projects are located in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland.

Extended contract work has been awarded at:

  • the Boggabri and Muswellbrook Coal Mines in northern NSW where ADB is providing drilling services to Idemitsu Australia Resources Group companies; and
  • the Collinsville Coal Mine in QLD’s Bowen Basin where ADB is providing drilling services to Glencore.

ADB General Manager Warren Fair said: “With the integration of Hughes Drilling into ADB, we have an industry-leading drill and blast contract service for the coal sector.

“We will continue to build on this by demonstrating the efficiencies and productivities that can be realised by integrating drill and blast services.

“Our best practice quality standards and forward-thinking approach is applied to every facet of our operations from blast design through to drilling, explosives and equipment. Every contract is executed to provide clients with complete peace of mind.”

For more information you can read the full ASX announcement here.