Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill project in WA mines first iron ore.
As reported Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia has mined its first iron ore, the first high-grade ore was produced in May 2014.
Roy Hill is now Australia’s biggest mining construction project and employs more than 3000 workers. As part of the construction associated rail and port development will be undertaken. When completed it is hoped that 55 million tonnes of iron ore a year will be produced.
Civiltest is proud to be associated with the Roy Hill mine development. It is currently providing quality assurance field and laboratory materials testing, at the mine, for the construction of tailings dams and other associated works constructed by Ertech Pty Ltd. These constructions accommodate the iron ore processing plant in accordance with the client’s contract specification.
Civiltest has be involved with a large number of major infrastructure projects across Australia providing quality geotechnical testing and investigations across a broad range of development sites. These sites include mines, water treatment plants, solar plants and environmental water flow projects to name a few.
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Information as reported by ABC news article 1st May 2014 reporter Sue Lannin