MIDDLEMOUNT TOPSOIL STRIPPING AND GENERAL CIVIL EARTHWORKS

CLIENT
Middlemount Coal

PROJECT
Topsoil Stripping and
General Earthworks

LOCATION
Middlemount Coal Mine

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$6.5 million

START DATE
June 2012

COMPLETION DATE
November 2012

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

NRW was requested to undertake various civil works at the Middlemount Mine site.

The Project included:

  • Earthworks required for the construction of an Explosives magazine storage pad – 100,000m3 of cut to fill earthworks
  • Clear and grub and removal of topsoil – 550,000m3
  • Recovery and cartage of rejects from tailings dam to ROMfor re-processing
  • Various general civil earthworks including – land bridges over pipelines, installation of culverts, construction of heavy vehicle haul roads, light vehicle access roads, general mine site maintenance