Flashbutt Welding Facility – Rio Tinto

By |2019-03-29T12:13:13+08:00March 29th, 2019|Mining|

Contract value: $44.3M | Location: Cape Lambert, Pilbara region 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.