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WESTERN TURNER

Client:   
Rio Tinto

Value:      
$300 Million

Year:    
2014 – 2018

Location:   
Tom Price, WA

Capabilities: 
Mining Services
Drill & Blast
Load & Haul

 

 

 

 

The Western Turner Syncline Stage 2 (WTS2) project is located 12kms East of Rio Tinto’s existing Western Turner Syncline Stage 1 project West of Tom Price.

The WTS2 project is a greenfields operation requiring the establishment of site access roads, non process infrastructure and haul roads. The mine produces 7million tonnes per annum of high grade iron ore over the 4.5 year contract.

SCOPE OF WORKS

  • Construction of mine haul roads
  • Construction of waste dumps
  • Drainage and roads
  • Maintenance activities
  • Drilling and blasting
  • Production mining of WTS
  • Haulage of Ore
  • Pre-production and contractors establishment
  • Subcontractor management

PROJECT OUTCOMES

  • Construction of 13km haul road and all non-process infrastructure for WTS2 mine
  • Drill & blast / load & haul 95mt over 4 years
  • 28mt road train haulage of high grade iron ore from mine to processing
  • Long term indigenous partnerships with greater than 16% indigenous workforce
  • TRIFR of Zero
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