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.

Located just out of Port Hedland, works on the project commenced in June 2007 and involved the utilisation of a large fleet of mobile plant and up to 240 personnel on site.

The works completed by Brierty include construction of 90 kilometres of rail formation to sub-ballast level.

  • 85km rail formation;
  • Clearing of 80ha;
  • Cut to fill 1.3 million m3; and
  • Sub-ballast capping 700,000 m2