Solomon Stacker 801, 802 & Reclaimer 901 Erection and Commissioning

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Solomon Stacker 801, 802 & Reclaimer 901 Erection and Commissioning

The T155 Expansion Project was established by Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) to increase their existing Pilbara iron ore exports to 155MTPA. The project included the expansion of the existing Port Facility at Anderson Point, Port Hedland and the development of the Solomon Hub to construct a new Mine Ore Processing Plant and Train Loading Facility.

Project Overview

Fortescue Metals Group's (FMG) T155 Iron Ore Expansion included the construction of new Solomon Mine Ore Processing Plant and Train Loading Facility to contribute towards tripling annual iron ore exports from 45MTPA to 155MTPA. The Solomon Mine development includes the construction of:

  • Ore processing facilities
  • Crushing hubs
  • 15km of overland conveyors
  • Stockyard including stackers and reclaimers
  • Train loading facility

Scope of Work

Goodline were contracted by Thyssenkrupp to complete the erection and commissioning of Stacker 801, 802 and Reclaimer 901 at Fortescue Metals Group's (FMG) Solomon Mine, 60km north of Tom Price WA. Goodline's scope of work involved the complete installation of the machines encompassing:

Stacker 801, 802 & Reclaimer 901

  • Acceptance of module deliveries and subsequent unloading
  • Erection and assembly of:
    • Long travel wheel assemblies and cross equaliser including full welding of the lateral leg
    • Substructure portal, reeler platform and slew deck
    • Bucketwheel/stacking boom & counterweight boom
    • Pantograph, mast and suspension links
  • Mechanical and electrical installation & commissioning

 

Client

Thyssenkrupp

Project Type

Materials Handling

Electrical and Instrumentation

Year of Completion

2012

Project Location

Solomon, 60km North of Tom Price, WA

Solomon Stacker 801, 802 & Reclaimer 901 Erection and Commissioning