The plant will be used to backfill stopes at the underground mine and is part of the plan to take the mine's annual production to more than 400,000 ounces in the next two years.
Besides doing all the process engineering design and building the plant, GRES will also be designing the underground reticulation piping.
Work is due to start on the plant immediately with the facility slated for completion in 2019.
GRES managing director Geoff Jones said he looked forward to the company's team demonstrating its paste backfill facility construction capabilities at Fosterville.
Canada-based Kirkland recently increased its production guidance for the Victorian mine from 260,000 ounces to 300,000oz to 275,000oz to 300,000oz.
Kirkland president and CEO Tony M...