2021 BUMA Australia

In 2021, Downer entered into an agreement to sell its Open Cut Mining East business to an Australian subsidiary of PT Bukit Makmur Mandiri Utama (BUMA), a large mining services provider in Indonesia. This acquisition included the transition of all people, mining services contracts, assets, systems and intellectual property.

2007 – 2021 Downer EDI Mining

Roche Bros was purchased by Downer in 1997 and became Roche Mining in 1999. In 2007, Roche Mining became Downer Mining.

Between 2007 – 2021 Downer Mining continued to expand with Open Cut contracts in multiple commodities across Australia and New Zealand.

  • Introduction of Ultra Class fleet
  • Contracts at Meandu Coal Mine, Boggabri Coal Mine, Christmas Creek Iron Ore Mine and Commodore Coal Mine
  • Contracts at BHP Bowen Basin Coal Mines

1922-2007 Roche

Roche Bros was the foundation of the current business and has an extensive history in mining and major civil earthworks projects throughout Australia and Asia.

  • Hong Kong airport
  • Established Lihir Island gold mine
  • 1948 diversified into mining
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