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Media Release 08 October 2018

Bis awarded three-year contract extension for Glencore Australia

Leading resource logistics provider Bis today announced it has successfully retained the contract to provide load and haul services for Glencore Australia at the Newlands Coal Mine, in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

The contract will see Bis extend its longstanding partnership with Glencore supporting the Newlands operations until 2021, which aligns Bis’ optimised high payload dual powered road train technology to Glencore’s production requirements.

Bis has provided a range of load and haul, underground equipment hire and site services to support the Newlands Coal mine for the past 22 years and is a committed member of the nearby Glenden community.

Commenting on the contract award, Glencore Operations Manager – Newlands Paul Sear said “We have enjoyed a positive, long-term partnership with Bis at Newlands. Bis’ strong commitment to delivering safe and innovative solutions that add value to our operation has been recognised in this contract renewal, and we look forward to continuing our successful relationship with the team.”

Bis Chief Executive Officer Brad Rogers said “I am very pleased to announce this extension, which is an important long-term contract for Bis. We are proud to have been part of the Newlands operations since 1998, working in collaboration with the Glencore team to deliver tangible efficiency and productivity benefits.”

“Bis’ ability to move bulk commodities in smarter, safer and more reliable ways continues to drive efficiencies for our customers. We look forward to continuing to deliver at this quality operation, and to continuing our valued partnership with Glencore Australia.”