SOUTH FLANK BULK EARTHWORKS & CONCRETE

 

CLIENT
BHP Iron Ore

PROJECT
South Flank Bulk Earthworks
& Concrete

LOCATION
120 kilometres north-west
of Newman, WA

STATUS
Current  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The South Flank project is being developed as part of BHP Iron Ore’s wider project to increase mining, processing and out-loading capacity of the existing Mining Area C (MAC) mining hub.

The site is located 120 kilometres by road north-west of the town of Newman, and approximately eight kilometres south of BHP’s existing Mining Area C operation.

CONTRACT SUMMARY

The contract includes the provision of bulk earthworks, drainage, concrete structures, roadworks, laydowns, and buried services.

The scope of works includes:

  • Earthworks (1,900,000 cubic metres)
  • 3 Conveyor formation (circa 20 kilometres)
    – Access roads
    – Laydowns
    – Drill & blast – 630,000 cubic metres
  • Culvert installation
  • Electrical and water reticulation
  • Concrete works (14,000 cubic metres)
    – 2 primary crushers
    – Transfer station foundations
  • MSE Walls x2
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