Concrete Revetment Protection

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Concrete Revetment Protection

The T45 Expansion Project was established by Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) to develop a mine to port export infrastructure capable of annual iron ore exports of 45MTPA. The project included the construction of the Cloudbreak Mine Site Ore Processing Plant and Train Loading Facility, a 250km rail link between the Cloudbreak Mine and Port Hedland and a port stockyard and shiploading facility at Anderson Point, Port Hedland.

Project Overview

A component of Fortescue Metals Group's T45 Expansion Project was the development of a port stockyard and shiploading facility at Anderson Point, Port Hedland. The Port Facility would be capable of iron ore exports of 45MTPA and includes the following infrastructure:

  • Train unloading system
  • Overland conveyor network
  • Stockyard machines including 2 stackers and 1 reclaimer
  • Dual berth wharf with 1 shiploader

Scope of Work

Goodline were contracted to construct a foreshore protection system for the Port which involved the installation of 8km of concrete revetment bedding along the foreshore. Goodline's scope included:

  • Foreshore bank preparation
  • Geofabric installation
  • Lifting and placement of revetment flexmat moulds (320 crane lifts)
  • Concrete pumping (6000m³) into revetment moulds

 

Client

Fortescue Metals Group Limited

Project Type

Civil

Year of Completion

2007

Project Location

Anderson Point, Port Hedland, WA

Concrete Revetment Protection