Karara Open Pit Mining Hematite

Client: Karara Mining Ltd
Location: Perenjori, WA
Start Date: June 2011
End Date: November 2014
Value: $185 million

The Karara Iron Ore project, situated in the Midwest region of Australia, is a joint venture between Gindalbie Metals and Chinese steel producer AnSteel.

Brierty was awarded the contract for the Hematite mining and associated services at the Karara Iron Ore Project with work commencing in June 2011.

Works include:

  • Drill and Blast;
  • Crushing and Screening;
  • Road Haulage;
  • Train Loading;
  • Clearing, removal and stockpiling of topsoil;
  • Construction and maintenance of haul roads;
  • Excavation, loading, hauling and stockpiling of ore and waste;
  • Surface drainage;
  • Construction of tails storage facility
  • Site rehabilitation
  • In-pit drainage and dewatering; and
  • Excavation