SOLOMON SPUR RAIL PROJECT

CLIENT
Fortescue Metals Group

PROJECT
Solomon Spur Rail Project

LOCATION
Pilbara, Western Australia

CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
$73 million

START DATE
April 2012

COMPLETION DATE
November 2012

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This project covered the rail formation earthworks for Fortescue’s Solomon Spur Project.

The construction of 28.4 kilometres of rail earthworks was required which included; bulk earthworks (including drill and blast operations) installation of four kilometres of CSP culverts, construction of road crossings, signal pads, turnout pads and the re-construction of one kilometre of the existing Roebourne to Wittenoom road.

Peak manning on the project reached 350 personnel.

NRW had been working for Fortescue Metals Group at Solomon since July 2011 undertaking the Early Mining Works (see project fact sheet PFS-062).