Civmec has been awarded two significant contracts totaling AUD$160 million as part of the development of a processing facility for Rio Tinto’s Amrun project near Weipa in North Queensland.
The Amrun Project involves the construction of a bauxite mine and associated processing and port facilities on the Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland.
The larger of the contracts, awarded includes:
- the construction of the Process Facility including a bauxite beneficiation plant and associated water, electrical and lighting systems; and
- a combined total of 11,800 tonnes of Australia steel and precast concrete, with the fabrication, precast manufacture and modular assembly taking place at both Civmec’s east coast facility at Newcastle, NSW and west coast facility at Henderson, WA.
The second contract, awarded by Sandvik, includes the part supply, fabrication, surface treatment, mechanical and electrical install and the modularisation of a stacker, reclaimer and shiploader for bauxite material handling. This contract involves the fabrication of 2,200 tonnes of steel, and the works will be completed at Civmec’s Henderson Facility.
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