Adani Group releases EOIs for works on the Carmichael Project

Monica Gameng   |   December 5, 2018

Following the announcement that the Carmichael coal project has been fully funded, Adani Group has released to market Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for various jobs on the project, ramping up the company’s recruitment efforts.

Adani has listed on its website the jobs open for submission of EOIs and it includes opening for civil engineering, heavy earthmoving equipment operators, mine engineering and project administration. 

Through a statement released in November 2018, Adani Mining CEO Lucas Dow said that the Carmichael Project is expected to create thousands of jobs for regional Queensland.

“In the initial ramp up and construction phase there will be more than 1,500 direct jobs on the mine and rail project and thousands of indirect jobs especially in places like Rockhampton, Townsville, Mackay and the Isaac region.

“Further jobs will be created as the mine’s capacity grows to 27.5Mtpa,” Mr Dow said.

Adani Group announced last month that the company will be fully funding the development of the Carmichael Project - located in central Queensland’s Galilee Basin, near Mackay.

The company has also announced that it has scaled down the size of the project, with an initial 10Mtpa capacity before it increases to 27.5Mtpa within a 10-year period.

With a smaller project scope, the Carmichael Project is now expected to cost approximately $2 billion, which is a huge drop from its initial $16.5 billion price tag.

Want to stay up to date with the latest industry news and project updates? Subscribe to Felix Project News today.

Source: Australian Mining; Adani Group (1, 2)

Monica Gameng
As Felix's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1,000 posts. She truly is an industry expert.
Follow me:

Related Articles

Projects
Atlas Iron reveals plans of $53m iron ore project in the Pilbara

Iron ore miner Atlas Iron has unveiled their plans of developing the Corunna Downs iron ore project located 40-kilometres from the company’s Mt Webber project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, with a project development cost estimated between $47 million to $53 million.

Projects
FMG appoints NRW Holdings to deliver Eliwana iron ore rail project in WA

A new milestone has been reached on Fortescue Metals Group’s (FMG) $1.69 billion Eliwana iron ore project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region with NRW Holdings being appointed as the contractor to deliver Stage One of the rail component of the project.

Projects
Works begin on $53.32m Kennedy Developmental Road Upgrade in North QLD

Construction works on the $53.32 million Kennedy Developmental Road Upgrade (Hann Highway) – between Mount Garnet and Hughenden – has officially commenced, which will be delivering a more reliable freight and tourist route for North Queensland. The project is also expected to create jobs for the local communities surrounding the project site.

Get the latest project news

Formerly known as the PlantMiner blog, Felix Project News is Australia's top 10 Construction blog.

Join thousands of construction and mining pros getting the best content right in their inbox.

✓ updates on Australia's pipeline of state and federal projects

✓ fresh contract awards from major contractors and builders