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FMG Project Pilbara

Construction of 300km of standard gauge heavy haul track, 155km of duplication of the existing line between Cloudbreak and Port Hedland and 145km spur line to the Solomon Hub mine in the Pilbara region of North West Australia.

Specifications

Location  FMG doubling and Spur
Title  Pilbara, North Western Australia
Client  Fortescue Metals Group
Construction Period  2011 – 2012
Consulting Engineers  Calibre
Work Constructed by  Aveng Rail in JV with McConnell Dowell (50%)
Main Subcontractors  155km of duplication of the existing line between
Cloudbreak and Port Hedland and 145km spur line
to the Solomon Hub mine in the Pilbara region of
North West Australia
Main Quantities  Rail: ± 300km track
Ballast: 839 700 000 ton
Sleepers: 446 219
Turnouts: 107