AusGroup Limited (“AusGroup”) is delighted to announce that subsidiary MAS Australasia Pty Ltd (“MAS”) has been awarded a three year Rope Access Services contract with Rio Tinto.

Covering a portion of Rio Tinto’s iron ore assets, MAS will leverage its expertise to deliver this specialised service. In addition, MAS’ strategically located premises in Karratha will play a central role in responding and delivering operational services for all maintenance and shutdown events.

CEO and Managing Director, Shane Kimpton said, “This contract is another major step in cementing MAS’ reputation as a specialist services provider to a diverse portfolio of customers. MAS values safety and delivery excellence and this contract award is further endorsement of MAS’ capability to execute critical services to Rio Tinto simultaneously across multi-sites.”

This marks the fourth long term maintenance, shutdown and fabrication support contract awarded to AusGroup in the past 5 months. AusGroup’s reputation is rapidly growing as a capable and diverse service provider within the Mining, LNG and Industrial sectors.