BROCKMAN 4 PHASE 1 MINE INFRASTRUCTURE

CLIENT
Hamersley Iron
(Rio Tinto Iron Ore)

PROJECT
Brockman 4 Mine Phase 1

LOCATION
60 km North West of Tom Price,
Pilbara, Western Australia

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$204 million

START DATE
July 2008

COMPLETION DATE
July 2009

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Subsequent to the Brockman 4 Phase 1 Pioneering Works, NRW were awarded the Bulk Earthworks Contract for the Brockman 4 Phase 1 Mine Infrastructure works. The total volume of bulk earthworks was in excess of 3.5 million cubic metres.

Works included over 50 kilometres of highway standard sealed road, built under traffic; 44 kilometres of railway including rail loop; the construction of a stockpile area; reinforced earth ROM wall; all infrastructure and plant site pads inclusive of services; permanent village earthworks; major mine cut off drains; two six metre diameter arched rail overpasses; haul roads; mine dewatering system and airstrip.

Peak manning on this project exceeded 550 personnel.