Saraji contract announcement

BUMA Australia has been awarded a new contract by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) at Saraji Mine in Queensland, Australia


BUMA Australia is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new mining services contract with BHP Billiton and Mitsubishi Alliance (“BMA”) to provide pre-strip and coal mining services at the Saraji Mine in Central Queensland. The contract is valued at ~$60 million and will see BUMA Australia providing mining services until December 2024. BUMA Australia will mine a new pit to be opened at Saraji Mine by BMA and average annual production is expected to be approximately 7 mbcm p.a.

Ronald Sutardja, President Director of PT Delta Dunia Makmur Tbk, said, “We are delighted to continue our partnership with BMA and to have been awarded this new contract to provide mining services at the Saraji mine. Our team’s dedication and expertise in the mining industry has solidified our relationships with existing customers and enabled us to explore new opportunities. This new contract is a testament to Delta Dunia’s commitment to further diversifying our portfolio and expanding our metallurgical coal mining activities, and we are proud to cement our position as a leader in the industry. We look forward to continuing to drive growth for our business.”

This new contract reinforces BUMA Australia’s strong foothold in the Bowen Basin, where it now provides pre-strip and coal mining services at three BMA mines in Queensland: Blackwater, Goonyella Riverside, and Saraji. In addition, BUMA Australia provides coal mining services at Bowen Coking Coal’s Broadmeadow East and Burton Mines.

Colin Gilligan, CEO of BUMA Australia, said, “We are proud of our long-standing relationship with BMA, Australia’s largest producer and supplier of seaborne metallurgical coal, and delighted to have been awarded this new contract for the Saraji mine. This extension underlines our customers’ continued confidence in our professionalism and significant contribution to their business growth. It also reflects BUMA Australia’s professional teams’ extensive track record of safe, efficient, and consistent delivery of mining services for BMA coal mine projects.”