Christmas Creek – Stage 2 Expansion Project

Fortescue Metals Group

Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Australia

The Stage 2 expansion project was intended to increase the throughput capacity to 50Mtpa at the Christmas Creek mine site. Calibre was engaged as the Engineering Design consultant, which included providing detailed design, construction and project engineering support.

Project deliverables included:

  • Stockyard upgrade
  • Roads, drainage and earth pads
  • Airstrip - concept, detailed civil & lighting design and contract management
  • Camps, buildings and facilities
  • Power and communications
  • Water and fuel, and
  • Provision of personnel into client management team

This project was completed on schedule and within budget in 2012 (with ongoing commissioning and ramp up support for Ore Processing Facility 2) with an exemplary safety record.