Atlas Iron Abydoss Link Haul Road

Client: Atlas Iron Limited
Location: North West, WA
Start Date: February 2013
End Date: Current (due July 2013)
Value: $20 million

Brierty was contracted to construct the 60km Atlas Iron Abydos Link haul road encompassing the following earthworks, roadwork's and drainage works;

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FMG Mainline Upgrade

Client: Fortescue Metals Group
Location: North West, WA
Start Date: August 2012
End Date: February 2013
Value: $40 million

The Mainline Upgrade projects relate to rail infrastructure expansion works from Port Hedland in the North to Christmas Creek in the Southeast. This upgrade includes partial duplication of the existing railway lines as well as the expansion of the Principal's workshop facilities, access and service roads and supporting infrastructure.

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FMG Siding 6.5 Earthworks

Client: Fortescue Metals Group
Location: North West, WA
Start Date: November 2011
End Date: February 2012
Value: $10.5 million

The project is part of FMG's T155 Solomon Rail Expansion Project which comprises the development of new iron ore mines at deposits known as Firetail and Kings on Greenfield sites approximately 60km north of Tom Price, in addition to capacity upgrades at the existing Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek mines.

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FMG Solomon Spur Lot 8

Client: Fortescue Metals Group
Location: North West, WA
Start Date: September 2011
End Date: October 2012
Value: $70 million

Brierty was contracted to complete the construction of the 27km Firetail Rail Loop formation which involved extensive earthworks, roadwork's and drainage for Lot 8 of FMG's Solomon Spur expansion project.

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FMG Solomon Spur Construction Camps

Client: Fortescue Metals Group
Location: North West, WA
Start Date: May 2011
End Date: February 2012
Value: $7 million

Brierty was contracted to complete the Bulk Earthworks associated with the construction of three rail construction camps associated with the construction of the new 140km FMG Solomon Spur rail line.

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Marradong Earthworks & Concrete Structures

Client: Bechtel Australia
Location: South West, WA
Start Date: January 2010
End Date: December 2011
Value: $32 million

The project is part of the BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina's Efficiency and Growth Project, located 15km south of Boddington in Western Australia's south west region.

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Karara Access Road

Client: Gindalbie Metals
Location: Morawa, WA
State Date: August 2010
End Date: May 2011
Value: $13.1 million

The project comprised the upgrade of the access road to the Karara Iron Ore Project in WA's Midwest region.

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Wanarra Access Road

Client: Mount Gibson Iron Ltd
Location: Perenjori, WA
Start Date: May 2010
End Date: February 2011
Value: $18.6 million

The project involved upgrading 85 kilometers of single lane, unsealed local road from Perenjori to Extension Hill in WA's Midwest region. 

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FMG Access Road

Client: Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)
Location: Port Hedland, WA
Start Date: October 2009
End Date: January 2010
Value: $3.5 million

Brierty was assigned to complete the upgrade of access road for the port development at Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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Port Hedland Intersection Upgrade

Client: Main Roads WA
Location: Port Hedland, WA
Start Date: June 2009
End Date: January 2010
Value: $6.7 million

These works were undertaken to facilitate the new general cargo facility being constructed at Utah Point in the Port Hedland harbour.

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FMG Port Project

Client: Fortescue Metals Group
Location: Port Hedland, WA
Start Date: October 2008
End Date: February 2009
Value: $40 million

Located at Port Hedland works on the project commenced in July 2008 and involved the construction of reclamation bunds to hold dredged material, construction of the earthwork foundations for stacker and reclaimer infrastructure, and general miscellaneous earthworks required to manage the facility.

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Koolan Island

Client: Mount Gibson Iron Limited
Location: Koolan Island, WA
Start Date: December 2007
End Date: September 2008
Value: $15 million

The Koolan Island hematite mining operation is in Yampi Sound, off the northern Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Almost 70 million tonnes of high grade (Fe @ 67%) iron ore was mined by BHP from Koolan Island from 1959 to 1993. Hematite production at Koolan Island recommenced in early 2007 with the first shipment achieved in June 2007.

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Boddington RDA Stage 1B Construction

Client: BGM Management Company Pty Ltd
Location: Boddington Gold Mine, Southwest WA
Start Date: September 2007
End Date: May 2008
Value: $18.6 million

This project formed part of the Boddington Gold Mine Expansion. Works included clearing topsoil, bulk earthworks, clay lining, residue disposal area, and tailings system.

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FMG Rail

Client: Fortescue Metals Group
Location: Port Hedland, WA
Start Date: June 2007
End Date: March 2008
Value: $60+ million

Brierty completed works for Fortescue Metal Group’s Pilbara Iron and Infrastructure Rail Project, an integral part of the new infrastructure to support the development and sale of the Cloud Break and Christmas Creek iron ore deposits.

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Access Alliance

Client: Main Roads WA
Location: Muchea to Wubin, WA
Start Date: October 2007
End Date: July 2010
Value: $112.5 million

The program involved upgrading Great Northern Highway between Muchea and Bindi Bindi in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt. Brierty's work included reconstruction and widening, realignment of substandard sections, construction of new passing lanes, intersection upgrades and improvements to roadside amenities.

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Boddington Process Plant Site Works

Client: Newmont Gold Corporation
EPCM: Aker Kvaerner Clough Murray & Roberts Joint Venture
Location: Boddington, WA
Start Date: October 2006
End Date: November 2009
Value: $60 million

As part of the Boddington Gold Mine Expansion, this project comprised the works associated with the earthworks, roads and drainage for construction of the new Boddington Gold Mine Process Plant situated at the end of Soldiers Road.

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ALine East

Client: Main Roads WA
Location: Central Eastern Wheatbelt, WA
Start Date: June 2005
End Date: July 2010
Value: $56 million

The project was undertaken by an innovative partnership between the WA State Government and private enterprise. Known as the ALine East Alliance, the consortium included representatives from Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA), Brierty Contractors, BG&E and WML Consultants.

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Boddington Accommodation Village & Preload Earthworks

Client: Newmont Gold Corporation
EPCM: Aker Kvaerner Clough Murray & Roberts Joint Venture
Location: Boddington, WA
Start Date: April 2006
End Date: October 2006
Value: $5 million

As part of the Boddington Gold Mine Expansion, this project comprised the works associated with the bulk earthworks for the new accommodation village situated on Old Soldiers Road, and the preloading earthworks at selected areas within the plant site.

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Ravensthorpe Nickel

Client: BHP Billiton
Location: Ravensthorpe, WA
Start Date: March 2006
End Date: May 2007
Value: $31.1 million

This project comprised the clearing and pre-stripping of topsoil and construction of haul roads.

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