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Swift Media and Empired connect with Rio Tinto in Western Australia

Rio Tinto has contracted Swift Media to provide fit for purpose entertainment systems at the workforce accommodation villages at one of its iron ore operations, in Western Australia.

The ASX-listed service provider has been signed up to install and commission Wi-Fi access points as well as configuration of monitoring and management equipment at the Brockman iron ore operation.

This work is to be delivered across 6,600 plus rooms throughout the Brockman area as part of stages 3 to 6 of the Rio standardisation and improvement program, according to Swift Media.

Working under a tight deadline, Swift has been requested to complete the project before the end of this calendar year, it said, adding that the contract is valued at A$1-1.5 million ($692,114-1.04 million) in revenue and includes standard industry payment terms.

Swift Media CEO, Pippa Leary, said: “We have worked closely with Rio over 11 years and look forward to strengthening the partnership going forward. This agreement is central to our core strategy of leveraging our market leading position to drive growthin our key mining and resources vertical.”

Alongside this, IT service provider, Empired, confirmed it had been awarded a five-year IT supply contract with Rio Tinto.