Leighton Holdings Ltd has secured a usd700 million contract adjustment to increase production at Ukhaa Khudag (UHG) coal mine in southern Mongolia.
Energy Resources LLC has requested Leighton Asia expand production at its coal mine in the South Gobi region of Mongolia to 15 million tonnes a year by January 2013, Sydney-based Leighton said in a statement on Thursday.
Leighton Asia was awarded the mining contract for UHG Mine in February 2009.