Downer saves 400 Macmahon jobs

DOWNER EDI will save about 400 Macmahon workers from potential unemployment at Fortescue Metals Group’s Christmas Creek iron ore mine, with plans to hire its rival workforce from April to help it deliver expanded mining services under its new $720 million contract.

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Mining operations at FMG's Christmas Creek mine.

Downer won the contract over Macmahon in February after FMG decided to consolidate its two mining services contracts into one, terminating Macmahon’s $1.8 billion contract three years early.

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