Paraburdoo Sustaining Works

Pilbara Iron

Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Australia

Helping to deliver a program of sustaining capital projects across Paraburdoo.

Paraburdoo Sustaining Works involved a program of sustaining capital projects, across the entire Paraburdoo site, executed in 4 phases intended to raise production at Paraburdoo to 19 Mtpa.

Engineering, procurement and construction management to raise production

Calibre QuadR was engaged as the engineering, procurement and construction management consultant to deliver the following works:

    • Upgrades to the stockyard stackers and reclaimers
    • New switch rooms and electrical upgrades across the plant
    • Upgrade to the train load-out
    • Screen refurbishment
    • New tailings line
    • Upgrade to thickener and cyclone feed pumps
    • Instrumentation upgrades within nes plant
    • Chute replacements across the plant
    • Installation of new camp

    Project highlights:

    • First phase 28% throughput increase (5Mtpa) achieved within eight months
    • Project successfully completed on schedule and within budget with an exemplary safety record




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