YARWUN CIVIL WORKS
Rio Tinto Alcan
Yarwun RMA Civil Construction Works
15km west of Gladstone in Queensland
The Yarwun project is located 15 km west of Gladstone and 450 km north of Brisbane in Queensland.
Operated by Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA), the Yarwun processing plant treats bauxite to produce alumina. The Residue Management Area (RMA) facility is used for the storage of byproducts.
NRW have been contracted to complete civil construction works necessary to enable the process plant to continue the planned annual production, by increasing capacity for the residual waste.
At its peak NRW will have 58 employees and contractors completing the construction of the dam wall raise around the RMA facility embankment.
- sub-soil drainage and sump installation
- construction of haul roads
- surface drainage
- borrow pit development