NRW wins Nammuldi Mining and Ore Haulage Contract from Rio Tinto

Iron Ore Mining

NRW wins Nammuldi Mining and Ore Haulage Contract from Rio Tinto

NRW Holding Limited has been awarded a contract from Rio Tinto for contract mining and ore haulage, which will increase the production at Rio Tinto's Nammuldi mine, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 60 km north-west of Tom Price. The contract includes supply, installation and operation of two 5 million tpa crushing plants and has a value of approx. AUD 140 million.
(ed. WoMaMarcel - 28/7/2015)
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The Nammuldi mine is one of twelve iron ore mines Rio Tinto Iron Ore operates in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Belmont (WA), Australia – The scope of the contract includes construction of mine haul roads, ore stockpiles, waste dumps and other mine infrastructure, production mining (including drill & blast), haulage of high grade ore from mine area to the existing Nammuldi Plant site, as well as supply, installation and operation of two 5 million tpa crushing plants.

The Project has a value of approx. AUD 140 million (approx. USD 102 million), and will utilise a significant amount of existing NRW equipment including two Hitachi 250 tonne excavators and up to 14 Caterpillar 785 dump trucks. The contract term runs for 24 months and is anticipated to have a peak of 135 personnel on site, including local indigenous participation. Mobilisation and commencement of preliminary site works will commence in August 2015.

Commenting on the award NRW CEO Jules Pemberton said, “it is pleasing to be awarded a significant contract during challenging times for the industry and continue a long association with Rio Tinto in the Pilbara. This contract award follows completion of the Nammuldi BWT works for Rio Tinto earlier this month”.
 

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