• Project Name: Car Dumper and Stockyards
  • Client: Rio Tinto
  • Project Commencement Date: September 2012
  • Project Completion Date: June 2014
  • EPCM: SKM
  • Location: West Pilbara, WA

Cape Lambert Port B – Phase 2

Key Facts

  • Number of staff at peak: 350
  • Volume of concrete: 67,000m³
  • Volume of earthwork: 340,000m³
  • Tonnes of REO: 8,500m³

Project Overview

  • The Cape Lambert Port B (353MTPA) Project compromises the construction of the second phase of the Cape Lambert Port B facility.
  • The Project involved the construction of new train unloading infrastructure, stockyard, material handling facility and new ship loading facilities including an extension to the existing wharf.
  • The Site is located at the Cape Lambert facility, approximately 40km north east of Karratha, Western Australia.

Project Scope of Works 

Construction consists of:

  • Car Dumper CD6C facility including vault structure, positioner and crane bridges, baghouse and duct support footings
  • Car Dumper CD7C facility including vault structure, positioner, crane and Empty Car Line (ECL) bridges, baghouse and duct support footings
  • CD6C and CD7C shared facility stormwater inflow sump and oil separator sump
  • Construction of CLBB rail underpass facilities south of car dumper facilities
  • Construction of screenhouse SH6 and surge bin footings
  • Construction of foundations, slabs and other items for stacker ST13 and ST14, reclaimer RC13, new conveyors and new transfer stations
  • Construction of stockyard dust suppression piping and buried electrical conduits
  • Construction of foundations, slabs and other items for Sample Station 2 conveyors and transfers, modifications to existing conveyors and electrical substations