BHP hits halfway mark of South Flank construction
Andrew Mackenzie, BHP chief executive, has affirmed the South Flank iron ore…
14 October 2019
Part of a US$4.6 billion iron ore project in the Pilbara has been won by a multi-disciplinary engineering group.
Primero Group has won the balance machines pre-assembly tender for BHP’s South Flank Iron Ore Project, 130 km northwest of Newman.
With a loading capacity of 20,000 tonnes an hour these machines are promised to be the worlds longest rail moutned stacker/reclaim machines.
Awarded on behalf of BHP, thyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions has tasked Primero with pre-assembling two stackers and one off-reclaim machine at the Australian Marine Complex, located just southwest of Perth CBD.
With work expected to start shortly, up to 60 local employee’s will be directly employed.
Requirement for the broader project includes the following:
Receiving approval back in June 2018 the project started construction with an expected completion date to be mid 2021.