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MAAS Group is proud to have participated successfully in the following infrastructure projects and thank our business partners for the opportunity.

Chaffey Dam

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St Mary's

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South Dubbo Weir

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Tomingley Gold Mine Bulk Earthworks Contract - Mintrex

From December 2012 to September 2013, MAAS completed this Bulk Earthworks project for the construction of a new gold mine in the central west town of Tomingley, on a greenfields site. Earthworks included: plant area cut and fill, construction of all access roads onsite, contruction of HDPE lined raw water ponds, construction of 42ha tailings dam, construction of all bunds and drains onsite to control ground water run off and construction of 4 sediment basins.

Works were completed on time and under budget, factoring greater than average rainfall events in June and July 2013. Special consideration had to be undertaken for the wet ground conditions from the rain events. With planning and good supervision, we were able to keep to our clients schedule. MAAS were required to heavily work in with other contractors onsite to deliver the project on time.

Caval Ridge BMA Site Development - Lend Lease Engineering

In early 2012, Lend Lease Engineering were awarded the contract to complete the Bulk Earthworks component for Bechtel at BMA’s Caval Ridge Coal Development in Moranbah, QLD. MAAS were asked to supply some of the critical fleet to assist with the contract, which included, 9 x 773F Rigid Dump Trucks, 2 x PC1250 Excavators, 1 x ZX870 Excavators , 2 x 988H Loaders, 4 x 740 Watercarts, along with ancillary equipment. MAAS also supplied full time service back up on a fly in fly out roster.

Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal - Lend Lease Engineering Golding Joint Venture

Another massive Infrastructure job that MAAS has been involved with is the development and construction of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal in Gladstone, QLD. At the peak of production, MAAS supplied 32 machines to the project with full-time service back up. The fleet included 12 x 740 ADT’s , 4 x 740 Watercarts, 2 x PC1250 Excavators , 2 x ZX870 Excavators, 4 x PC450 Excavators , 4 x 329DL Excavators, Graders and Compactors.

Red Mud Dam - Golding

Rio Tinto is one of Golding Contractors long list of clients in the Gladstone region. In September 2012, Golding were entrusted to deliver the overdue upgrade to the Red Mud Dam facility at Rio Tinto’s, Yarwun Aluminium operation. A fleet of 26 plant items was supplied by MAAS for this 5 month project. Works were carried out on a 24/7 roster as the project completion was critical for Rio's plant production.

Copeton Dam Upgrade - MacMahon

MacMahon had a challenging project on their hands with the Copeton Dam Upgrade, as this project required over 1,000,000m3 of excavation.

MAAS Group were contracted to supply all earthmoving plant to the site for the duration. Plant required included 2 x 125T Excavators, 3 x Dozers, 6 x Articulated Dump Trucks, 4 x 30T Excavators and Watercarts. MAAS had a full time Fitter and Supervisor onsite, to efficiently manage the project.

Gladstone Seawall - Lend Lease Engineering

Gladstone, QLD is a central export distribution area, requiring massive facility infrastructure. Lend Lease Engineering was contracted to build the seawall to ensure safe harbour.

MAAS Group were invited to supply a large fleet of 740 Articulated Dump Trucks, along with a 80T Excavator to carry out the haulage works on this project. Due to the urgency required to complete this project, the plant was used 24/7 to get maximum productivity and machine utilisation.

Karuah to Buladelah (Stages 2 & 3) - Lend Lease Engineering

MAAS Group supplied quality machinery and operators to the project for 2 years. MAAS had 22 machines onsite and despite the project being heavily affected by rain, Lend Lease Engineering successfully delivered the project on time and within the budget.

John Gilbert Water Treatment Plant – United Group

MAAS Group were the sole earthmoving/civil contractor for this project carrying out a range of detailed works including Bulk Excavation, Pipelaying, Concrete Works and Hourly Rate Plant Hire.

Hume Highway Southern Alliance – Lend Lease Engineering

MAAS Group worked on this massive highway duplication project and supplied 8 excavators (3 with GPS), Graders, Watercarts, dump trucks and rollers. The duration of this project was approx 18 months.

Hume Highway Northern Alliance - Leightons

Another giant highway duplication project comprising of 4 seperate project zones. MAAS Group supplied dump trucks, excavators, graders and bulldozers with skilled operators during the second phase of contstruction.

Coopernook to Herrons Creek Pacific Highway Duplication (C2HC) – Thiess

MAAS Group were heavy involved in this project during the bulk earthworks supplying a D10R Dozer to site along with several excavators and watercarts. This project was forced to accelerate due to heavy rainfall in the area.

Wellington to Wollar 330KV Transmission Line – John Holland

MAAS were appointed as clearing and access contractors responsible for majority of the earthworks and road construction for the project. This job ran over 170kms and encompassed a range of different bulk earthwork requirements. MAAS Group had over 40 staff working on this site.

Pimpama Waste Water Treatment Plant – United Group Infrastructure

MAAS Group was awarded the job to construct the holding ponds for the newly constructed waste water treatment plant at Pimpama on the Gold Coast QLD. This project was extremely demanding due to the nature of the material and the difficultly of wet weather. MAAS Group project manager, Dominic Wilson managed to bring the project in on time and within budget.

Ashley and Boggabilla Waste Water Treatment Plants – Moree Plains Council

Similar to the projects for Parkes Shire, MAAS Group were awarded two separate projects several years apart to construct the Ashley and Boggabilla Waste Water Treatment Plants. These projects were overseen by NSW Department of Commerce.

Maas Group received a letter of endorsement and reference from Moree Plains Council in appreciation of the works performed.

Wollar Substation – United Group Infrastructure

In 2009, MAAS Group were contracted to complete the bulk and detailed excavation along with stormwater and oil containment pipelines for the Wollar substation. This was a project conducted in a remote area with many challenges. MAAS Group successfully completed this project which consisted of over 80 pits, hundreds of metres of pipe and several kilometres of kerb.

MAAS also manufactured all the quarry products required for this project.

Fletcher Rail Siding & Hardstand Construction – Fletcher International Exports

MAAS Group were responsible for all earthworks and construction of hardstand for the Fletcher Rail Siding and Bulk Grain Facility. This project consisted of over 1.2kms of new rail and 2kms of new road, weighbridge and 100,000m2 of hardstand.

Kooragang Coal Export Terminal – Lend Lease Engineering

MAAS Group supplied equipment to the KCET site for 2 years. The CAT 740 fleet with associated equipment was backed by a mobile mechanical team onsite to respond promptly to breakdowns and service requirements.

Bonville Bypass – Lend Lease Engineering

Bonville was MAAS Group’s first major project working alongside Lend Lease Engineering Contractors. MAAS Group learnt many things over the course of this job that included clear communication and the skills involved with machinery working in succession.

Ulan Coal Conveyor Relocation – Downer EDI

MAAS Group supplied earthmoving equipment to Downer during the Ulan Coal Conveyor relocation. MAAS Group had several items of plant onsite for the duration of this job including excavators, graders and water carts. MAAS Group would welcome the opportunity to work alongside Downer again in the future.

Bulk Water Alliance Enlarge Cotter Dam - Lend Lease Engineering

After years of following this project MAAS Group appreciated the invitation by BWA to supply quality equipment to the Cotter Dam project in the ACT. MAAS Group was responsible for the supply of 15 Articulated Trucks to cart bulk overburden, quarry materials and concrete. MAAS Group purchased a fleet of 9 Ejector style trucks to fit this application and the trucks worked 24/7 during the project.

Burrendong Dam Upgrade – MacMahon Contractors

The Burrendong Dam upgrade was the closest Infrastructure project to home Maas has been involved in. The project was located near Wellington in NSW, a 45 minute drive from our base at Dubbo. MAAS Group was appointed to supply all required earthmoving equipment for the job which involved raising the existing dam wall and saddle dams structures.

Lake Keepit Dam Upgrade – John Holland

Like Burrendong Dam, Lake Keepit was funded by State Water to be upgraded for flood security. John Holland was the successful tenderer for stage one of these works. Fortunately MAAS Group were able to get involved supplying bulk items to assist with the earthworks component of the job. MAAS Group has supplied a scraper fleet of 631’s along with dozers, excavators and articulated trucks.

Hunter Expressway - Lend Lease Engineering

MAAS Group have closely monitored the approval progress over the past couple of years for the much needed Hunter Expressway. In 2010, the section between Kurri Kurri and Branxton was awarded to Lend Lease Engineering. Fortunately MAAS Group have a solid relationship with the Lend Lease Engineering project team and were able to assist with the supply of GPS equipped Excavators and Dozers along with a fleet of Articulated Dump Trucks.

Hunter Expressway Alliance -Thiess / Hunter Expressway Alliance

Thiess were the winning bidder for the section of works required from the existing F3 Freeway through to Kurri Kurri. This section of works was extremely demanding given the abandoned underground mines in the area. MAAS Group supplied this project with a small fleet of Articulated Dump Trucks along with an 825 Compactor.

Bulahdelah Bypass - Baulderstone

The Bulahdelah Bypass was another section of the notorious Pacific Highway that required remedial works. MAAS Group supplied a D10R Dozer , D6R Dozer, Articulated watercart and Articulated Dump Trucks to the project.

Woomargama Bypass - Hume Highway Woomargama Alliance

MAAS Group were involved with one of last upgrades required for the Hume Highway. This project was a huge earthworks job that included some major cuttings along with detailed drainage works. MAAS Group supplied GPS Excavators and Dozers along with 6 x 740 Articulated dump trucks, 4 x 730 Ejector Trucks and Articulated Watercarts.

Holbrook Bypass - Lend Lease Engineering

Commencing in early 2011, Holbrook Bypass was the last major works required to duplicate the Hume Highway. MAAS Group supplied GPS fitted excavators to assist in the detailed excavations and drainage.

Gladstone GLNG Earthworks - MacMahon

Liquid Natural Gas is the energy of the future and will be a major resource for export through Gladstone Ports going forward. MacMahon have been contracted to complete 4,000,000m3 of earthworks on Curtis Island for the first LNG plant. MAAS supplied this project with Excavators, 825 Compactors and Graders. MAAS also utilised a fitter on site to ensure down time was kept to a minimum.

BHP Mayfield Remediation – Daracon

Daracon have long been the contractor in the Newcastle / Hunter Region to be involved with in major projects. MAAS Group supplied a package of Articulated Dump Trucks, watercarts and a D9R Dozer to assist in the BHP site remediation at Mayfield.

Kempsey Bypass - Kempsey Bypass Alliance

Leightons or Kempsey Bypass Alliance had to work through some poor weather conditions to construct the much required Kempsey Bypass. MAAS Group supplied 2 x 631 Scrapers to the project for a bulk cut and fill section at the southern end of the job.

Tritton Copper Mine - Neill Earthmoving

Since 2008 MAAS Group have supplied equipment to Triiton Mine at Hermidale in Western NSW. Local contractor "Neill Earthmoving" have a contract with Straits Copper to look after the earthworks onsite.

Mt Thorley Coal Mine - Robson Civil Projects

Robson Civil are a Newcastle / Central coast based contractor that conducts works on various mine sites in the Hunter Valley. MAAS Group were fortunate to be invited to supply equipment onto the Robson project at Mt Thorley in the Hunter Valley. Items included a 45T Excavator and a small fleet of Articulated dump trucks.

The above projects are a sample of MAAS Groups capabilities and we look forward to continuing our working relationships with existing clients and forging new working relationships into the future.