Nathan Contractors
At Nathan Contractors, we value the ability of our team and their commitment to go above and beyond our clients’ expectations. Our people’s work ethic is second to none. They have the ability to take on every challenge, no matter how difficult, and succeed where most others fail.

1300 288 191

6/7 Hudson Road

Albion, QLD 4010

19/41-43 Liardet Street

PO Box 3658, Weston, ACT 2611


Wesfarmers Curragh Coal Mine

Mining Infrastructure

Wesfarmers Curragh Coal Mine, Blackwater QLD

Nathan Contractors were engaged at Curragh Coal mine by Walz Constructions to construct the civil component of the ROM Upgrade. The works were part of an expansion of the coal plant that included installation of a new primary / secondary sizing station, tertiary feed station, distribution station and overland conveyors linking the new infrastructure to the existing. 

Nathan’s scope of works included construction of bored piers, footings, slabs and pedestals, strengthening of existing footings, SWD culverts and pavements.   

Facts & figures 

Contract duration: 30 weeks 

Workforce:  22 form workers, reo fixers and concretors; 5 plant operators; the crews worked under a FIFO roster. 

Quantities:   Bored piers – 87 no. x 14m depth; concrete 1600 m3, Reo 200T., unsuitable removal and replacement: 7,800m3; RCBC culvert crossings: 5 no; road pavements 7,500 m2; strengthening of existing building foundations: multiple.  

Plant and equipment utilised:  site cranage included a 20T Franna, 130T Slew, 36m Concrete pump, 350T crane for placement of precast beams.  

by Nathan Contractors

Walz Constructions