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BHP Olympic Dam maintenance support by Boom Logistics

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BHP Olympic Dam

Boom Logistics Limited (ASX:BOL), today (6 May 2021) announced that it has been awarded a new contract at BHP Olympic Dam to support a major smelter shutdown project commencing in August 2021.

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The Smelter Campaign Maintenance 2021 (SCM21) project is additional to Boom Logistics’ ongoing maintenance work at BHP Olympic Dam which Boom has been fulfilling since 2012. Boom will supply additional cranes and speciality rigging and engineering services for the shutdown. The mobilisation of equipment will commence in June 2021 and the project will run from August to November 2021. Anticipated revenue for the project will be circa $15 million in FY22.

CEO and Managing Director Tony Spassopoulos said: “Boom Logistics continues to win new mining maintenance work. We are very proud of our longstanding relationship providing services to BHP Olympic Dam and pleased to support another major smelter shutdown program. During the SCM21 shutdown, Boom Logistics will have 40 cranes and approximately 150 crew on-site at Olympic Dam. We have an experienced team on site with the priority on safety first and project delivery. Shutdowns are an essential part of mining maintenance, contributing to safe and effective production and productivity improvement.”

“We continue to expand our mining services business and the BHP Olympic Dam SCM21 program will support a strong start to the new financial year (FY22). We also have solid shutdown bookings planned in Queensland and WA and the ongoing GE Bango wind farm construction and the Snowy 2.0 infrastructure projects are expected to continue into the first quarter of FY22.”

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