Trip Service Facility – Rio Tinto

By |2020-04-06T11:45:14+08:00March 29th, 2019|Mining|

Contract value: $36.3M | Location: Cape Lambert, Pilbara regionFIRM Construction constructed Rio Tinto's trip facilities including a locomotive warehouse and refuelling facilities (78m long x 17m wide x 8m high) ; installation of eight diesel fuel tanks; pipe reticulation and bridge; oily water separator and evaporation pond (volume: 4,940kL). The project team constructed the 65metre

Flashbutt Welding Facility – Rio Tinto

By |2020-04-06T11:45:55+08:00March 29th, 2019|Mining|

Contract value: $44.3M | Location: Cape Lambert, Pilbara regionFIRM 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. Working with