NAMMULDI INCREMENTAL TONNES

CLIENT
Rio Tinto Iron Ore

PROJECT
Nammuldi Incremental Tonnes Phase 2

LOCATION
Pilbara, Western Australia

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$142 million

START DATE
August 2015

END DATE
February 2017

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

NRW has been awarded a contract from Rio Tinto for contract mining and ore haulage, which is located within the West Pilbara region of Western Australia, situated approximately 60 km north-west of Tom Price. Having completed a significant amount of civil related projects for Rio Tinto this contract represents a significant step forward in building a relationship with a key, long term client, across both of NRW’s civil and mining divisions respectively.

The scope of the Nammuldi Incremental Tonnes – Phase 2 Project is to develop the Marra Mamba iron ore deposits to produce 10Mtpa Saleable Ore Product.

The scope of the contract is for the development of the Greenfield site including: 

  • Construction of mine haul roads, ore stockpiles, waste dumps and other mine infrastructure
  • Production mining (including drill & blast)
  • Haulage of high grade ore from mine area to the existing Nammuldi Plant site (12km’s)
  • Supply, installation and operation of two 5 Mtpa crushing plants

The NRW fleet that is being utilised on the project includes two 250T excavators, one 190T excavator, five 992 loaders, fourteen 140T dumptrucks, three 90T dumptrucks, four 200T roadtrains, seven D10 dozers, two 16 graders, one 14 grader and five watertrucks.

The contract is anticipated to have a peak of 140 personnel on site including local Indigenous personnel.