• Project Name: Port Hedland Inner Harbour - Concrete and Detailed Earthworks (SP1 / SP2)
  • Client: BHP Billiton
  • Project Commencement Date: April 2011
  • Project Completion Date: April 2012
  • Project Location: Port Hedland

Port Hedland Inner Harbour – SP1 & SP2

Key Facts

  • Number of staff at peak: 112
  • Volume of concrete: 6,680m³
  • Volume of earthwork: 10,883m³
  • Tonnes of REO: 995

Project Overview

  • The Port Hedland Inner Harbour Project involves the design, supply, fabrication, installation, upgrading and expansion of BHP Billiton’s Port Ore Handling facilities at Finucane Island
  • Separable Part 1 at Nelson Point and Separable Part 2 at Finucane Island are for the conveyor/transfer station infrastructures

Project Scope of Works 

Construction consists of:

  • Detailed excavation for construction of pile caps and tie beams
  • Cutting back of concrete and steel casing piles where applicable
  • New conveyor module footings and pedestals, slabs, foundations for gravity take-ups and miscellaneous footings for stairs, sump pumps, belt reeling stations, dust collectors etc Backfilling and modification of existing concrete structures
  • Bridge over conveyor lines with in situ deck and abutment panel walls, earthwork embankments, drainage box culverts, associated rock covering of embankments and then class A roadbase sealed with 40mm asphalt with associated bridge infrastructure such as guardrails and signage, 500m of roadworks and drainage around existing working buildings which also included class A roadbase, kerbing, asphalt surfacing and drainage amongst existing HV Cabling and the outflows of the drainage under existing cable trays and out into the inlet through the existing rock seawall