Industrial and mining

FIRM Construction is Perth’s leading design and construct contractor, specifically in industrial and mining projects. We have built many multi award-winning projects, with clients’ business operation in our forefront. Our ultimate aim is to enhance their business operations by maximising the newly built facility. 

Download FIRM Construction’s capability statement – mining here
Download FIRM Construction’s capability statement – industrial/warehouse here

WIRTGEN Australia

Scope: New build | Contract value: $34.3M

Located in South Guildford, WIRTGEN Australia’s warehouse was awarded the Professional Excellence Award by the Australian Institute of Building. The project includes construction of 15,000sqm warehouse and workshop; 30,000sqm hardstand constructed to G-class standard; hazardous materials storage facilities with fire tanks and water pumps; multi-storeys office and its fit-out.

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Flashbutt welding facilities - Rio Tinto

Scope: Design and construct | Contract value: $44.3M

FIRM Construction constructed Rio Tinto’s rail infrastructure services in Cape Lambert. This computerised flashbutt welding facility produces Australia’s longest rail strings (400m). Once these stock lengths are welded, 28 gantry cranes load them onto specialised rail carriages for distribution throughout Rio Tinto’s iron ore rail network. 

Trip Service Facility - Rio Tinto

Scope: Design and construct | Contract value: $36.5M

FIRM Construction constructed Rio Tinto’s trip facilities including a locomotive warehouse and refuelling facilities; installation of eight diesel fuel tanks; pipe reticulation and bridge; oily water separator and tailing ponds. 

The project team constructed the pipe bridge over a live train line and within the rail reserve.

CEVA/QR National Industrial Warehouse

Scope: New build | Contract value: $11.4M

Aurizon (nee QR National)’s 7,500sqm warehouse located in Forrestfield is constructed with tilt-up panelling and steel frames. The project encompass a modern office fit-out with end-of-trip facilities,  loading bay facilities, concrete hardstands, steel electric roller doors, roadways and crossovers ample for B-double road trains. 

Kalium Lakes - Beyondie Sulphate of Potash

Scope: Civil Works | Contract value: $25M

FIRM Construction was part of the Kalium Lakes project team to deliver the Beyondie Sulphate of Potash (SOP) Project – this project aim to commence production at 82,000 t/y of SOP in 2020 before doubling its capacity to 164,000 t/y of SOP for domestic and international sale. We have been awarded multiple construction contracts services for this project. 

Operations and vehicles inspection facilities

Design and construct contract for Rio Tinto in Cape Lambert, Western Australia.

Perth Core Library

Expansion works to the Perth Core Library which stores mineral and petroleum core and cuttings.

Calibre site offices

Design and construct contract to deliver Calibre's site offices in Cape Lambert, Western Australia.