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Orebody 18 Project

Orebody 18 is an iron mine located 34km east of Newman, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

PRESTRIP MINING CONTRACT

BGC Contracting managed the pre-strip mining on site, including the pre-strip development and construction of three pits, haulage roads, infrastructure and ROM pad. The BGC team was also responsible for holding all statutory positions.

The BGC fleet moved 2.5 million BCM of ore and waste from the three pits located approximately 4kms apart.

The project employed approximately 100 employees on a FIFO basis out of Newman.

Client: BHP Billiton Iron Ore

Status:
Completed
Location:
Western Australia
Value:
$20 million
Capabilities: