GUDAI-DARRI (KOODAIDERI) PHASE 1 - MINE PRE-STRIP

CLIENT
Rio Tinto

PROJECT
Gudai-Darri (Koodaideri) Phase 1
– Mine Pre-strip

LOCATION
Pilbara, Western Australia

STATUS
Current 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

NRW was awarded the Mine Pre-strip contract by Rio Tinto for the new Gudai-Darri (Koodaideri) mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The Greenfield Gudai-Darri (Koodaideri) mine is located 240 kilometres north of Newman and 35 kilometres north west of the Yandicoogina mine in the East Pilbara mining region.

The Gudai-Darri (Koodaideri) mine will initially be developed as a nominal 43 metric tonnes per annum high grade, dry processing operation.

CONTRACT SUMMARY

The project involves the development of initial mining pre-strip and earthworks infrastructure to enable the commencement of mining operations.

Scope of works includes:

  • Mobilisation and site establishment
  • Clearing and stripping topsoil and subsoil
  • Drill and blast operations
  • Pre-strip mining operations
  • Construction of access roads, haul roads and in pit facilities
  • Bulk earthworks and drainage construction
  • Construction of ROM pad and skyway