First vehicles delivered under new local contract
Joombarn Buru Traditional Owner Cody Sibosado from RTS Alliance recently handed over the keys to the first five light vehicles to KMS’s Manager Community and Public Relations Chris Cottier.
RTS Alliance will be supplying us with 20 light vehicles for the mine site under a three-year agreement, which is one of the first major business contracts awarded to local Traditional Owners and delivered under our commitment to the Joombarn Buru Native Title Holders as we progress towards the operational phase of Thunderbird.
Recruiting now for site-based roles
Our recruitment campaign has reached new levels with nearly 30 positions being advertised now for site-based roles to start in September. We’re especially looking for people in the following trades:
Boilermakers | Plumbers | Storespeople
HV/Electrical Fitters | Mechanical Fitters
Crane | Mobile Plant Operators
All site-based positions are BIBO (Bus In Bus Out) from Broome or Derby, with competitive wages, a great family-friendly roster, Kimberley living and housing allowance and many other benefits.
Keep an ear out for our recruitment ads on Radio Goolarri and 6DBY, or see our posters at the airport, shopping centres and around town, so if you’re interested and would like to find out more about all the jobs being advertised, please visit our website or drop our recruitment team a line.
Recruitment is well-advanced for key leadership personnel across all operational disciplines with many positions now filled.
Stakeholder & Board Visits
Construction approaching 90% complete
Our construction team are kicking goals with on-site construction at Thunderbird now approaching 90% complete ahead of our planned commissioning activities in the second half of the year. The construction team have now completed over 750,000 project labour hours Lost Time Injury free.
In the last month installation of major equipment including spirals, WHIMS (wet high intensity magnet separators), piping and electrical has progressed well. Waste mining contractor Carey Mining has also started clearing activities on the starter pit ready for the commencement of ore mining later in the year.