SOUTH FLANK BULK EARTHWORKS & CONCRETE
BHP Iron Ore
South Flank Bulk Earthworks & Concrete
120 kilometres north west of Newman, Western Australia
The South Flank project has been developed as part of BHP Iron Ore’s wider project to increase mining, processing and out-loading capacity of the existing Mining Area C (MAC) mining hub.
The site is located 120 kilometres by road north west of the town of Newman, and approximately eight kilometres south of BHP’s existing Mining Area C operation.
The contract included the provision of bulk earthworks, drainage, concrete structures, roadworks, laydowns, and buried services.
The scope of works included:
- Earthworks (1,900,000 cubic metres)
- 3 Conveyor formation (circa 20 kilometres)
– Access roads
– Drill & blast – 630,000 cubic metres
- Culvert installation
- Electrical and water reticulation
- Concrete works (14,000 cubic metres)
– 2 primary crushers
– Transfer station foundations
- 2 MSE Walls