YANDI SUSTAINING PROJECT
Yandi Sustaining Yandicoogina Mine
Pilbara, Western Australia
CONTRACT AWARD VALUE
The project consisted of bulk earthworks and bridgeworks for Rio Tinto’s Yandi Sustaining Project (YSP) to expand the mine production capacity. The works included:
Over 2.3 million cubic metres of bulk excavation
Over 1 million cubic metres of excavation in rock.
8 kilometres of heavy vehicle haul road construction
Over 12 kilometres of sealed and unsealed Light vehicle road construction, with 4,200 metres of safety barrier
Over 6,500 lineal metres of culverts
Construction of a 48 metre long bridge over an operational railway
Construction of 2 floodways
Construction of a 23 metre high ROM wall
The contract duration was 63 weeks commencing in November 2012 with a peak workforce of 230 personnel.