NATHAN RIVER

CLIENT
Nathan River Resources

PROJECT
Nathan River Iron Ore Project

LOCATION
Northern Territory

STATUS
Current 

NRW was awarded the Nathan River (formerly Roper Bar) mining contract by Nathan River Resources. The project is located in the Northern Territory approximately 606 kilometres south of Darwin and
165 kilometres from Bing Bong Port.

Contract  

This contract covers the Stage 1 operations at Roper Bar with production of 4.6 metric tonne of direct shipping ore and 1.0 metric tonne of dense media separation production at 1.5 – 1.8 million tonnes per annum over three years.

The scope of work includes:

  • Short term mine planning
  • Drill and blast
  • Load and haul
  • Clearing and grubbing
  • Top-soil and subsoil removal
  • Rehandling of ore stockpiles
  • Surface drainage
  • Secondary breakage of material

At the projects peak there will be approximately 55 site-based personnel working on the contract.