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Moatize Coal Mine Yard

Construction of 12km of railway line including a yard and balloon. All concrete sleepers and turnout sets provided by Aveng Infraset in South Africa and were imported into Mozambique. All construction equipment was temporarily imported from South Africa and exported after construction. The method of construction included off-loading and distributing material, building skeleton track, distributing ballast with loco and ballast wagons.


Location Moatize Coal Mine, Tete Province, Mozambique
Title  Rail Infrastrucuture Moatize Coal Project
Client  Vale
Construction Period  March to October 2011
Consulting Engineers  Odebrecht, Carmargo Correa
Work Constructed by  Aveng Rail (100%)
Main Quantities  Flash butt welds: 2400
Sleepers: 20 000
Ballast: 20 000m³
Turnouts: 19