Yesterday was a big day for NRW, as we announced the award of three new contracts for Rio Tinto Iron Ore (RTIO) to the value of approximately $125 million.
The award includes earthworks at the Cape Lambert Port B expansion project, civil works for the Primary Crusher at the Western Turner Syncline project and the construction of the Boolgeeda airstrip at the Western Turner Brockman project.
With duration of almost six months and an anticipated peak workforce of 85 people, the Car Dumper bulk earthworks include 480,000 cubic metres of excavation of which 350,000 cubic metres will require drill and blasting by our subsidiary company Action Drill & Blast. The project, which will be undertaken by the NRW-NYFL Joint Venture, will include a significant Ground Support package including installation of 5,500 cubic metres of rock fall netting and cable rock bolts.
The scope of the Western Turner Syncline Civil Works – undertaken in joint venture with Eastern Guruma Pty Ltd – includes the installation of approximately 16,500 cubic metres of concrete for the Primary Crusher, overland conveyor and plant utilities as well as the erection of corrugated steel arch, minor earthworks, fencing and bollards. These works will be undertaken in joint venture with Eastern Guruma Pty Ltd.
Also undertaken by the NRW-Eastern Guruma Joint Venture is the upgrade and expansion of the gravel runway at Boolgeeda airstrip is complementary to existing NRW works at the Western Turner Brockman project. With a duration of seven months, and an anticipated workforce of approximately 70 people the works include over 300,000 cubic metres of fill to construct a 2.2 kilometres by 45 metre wide bitumen sealed runway, complete with a new taxiway and apron along with a new access road and carpark.
If you are interested in being part of these and other exciting NRW projects head to our website to apply www.nrw.com.au/careers.
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