Robe Valley Sustaining Project



Contact Details


  Linus O'Brien
  (08) 9365 7556
 CONTACT EMAIL

  Locations: WA Australia (Onshore)
  Project Status: Construction
  Project Owner RIO TINTO LIMITED

Project Details


EPCM: Rio Tinto has appointed Calibre Professional Services One Pty Ltd as the projects Engineering, Procurement, Construction Manager (EPCM). All major agreements will be with Rio Tinto directly.  


Project Details  


The upgrade and expansion of the Mesa B/C/H iron ore deposits to sustain existing Robe Valley production, the Project includes;   


• Haul roads connecting existing facilities (including a bridge over existing rail line); 

• Additional production support infrastructure and modifications to existing processing infrastructure; 

• Wet processing facility;   

• Waste fines storage facility; 

• Water supply infrastructure; 

• Extending existing communications infrastructure; 

• Power supply upgrades (including 15km of overhead power line); 

• Non-process infrastructure (heavy vehicle workshop, tyre change, wash-down and refuelling facilities); 

• Temporary construction accommodation; and 

• Upgrading existing facilities in Pannawonica town (to support ongoing mining operations).  


It is a Rio Tinto requirement that standards utilised are either Australian or internationally recognised equivalents, unless otherwise justified due to specific technological, commercial, intellectual property or similar requirements. All requests for proposal (RFP), tender and contract document references will stipulate any standards requirements. In certain circumstances, materials specifications in RTPs may be met by using either Australian or internationally recognised standards. Otherwise it is the project’s intent that standards specified in RTPs do not seek to exclude Australian business from participating in Tier 1 supply opportunities.  


Construction will provide employment for approximately 800 personnel (at peak).  


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Work Packages


There are currently no open work packages for this project.
Note: The closing date/s for expressions of interest shown below are subject to change.

OPEN LISTINGS    AWARDED    CLOSED LISTINGS    OTHER
OPEN FOR EOI    INCOMPLETE EOI    EOI COMPLETED
STATUS   MISCELLANEOUS    ▲ CONTRACT OPENS FULL
SCOPE
CLOSES
PARTIAL
SCOPE
CLOSES
DOCS FULL
SCOPE
EOI
PARTIAL
SCOPE
EOI
Flocculant Dosing Plant 

Full scope has been awarded to:
Transmin Pty Ltd
Phone: 61 8 9270 8592
Email: damian.thorpe@transmin.com.au
Contact: Damian Thorpe - Capital Sales Engineer.
Water Pumps 

Full scope has been awarded to:


Full scope has been awarded to:
KSB Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: 61 8 9468 5250
Email: sarel.erasmus@ksb.com.au
Contact: Sarel Erasmus, State Manager, WA
Surge Bin Isolation Gates 

Full Scope has been Awarded to:-
Bulk Handling Technologies Pty Ltd
Phone: +61 8 9332 3454
Email: paul.ingleson@bhtgroup.com.au
Contact: Paul Ingleson, Engineering Manager
Paramedic Services 

Full scope has been awarded to:

Safety Direct Solutions Pty Ltd

Contact Person: Lee-Anne Murray - (Manager, Medical Services)
Email: leeanne@sdsaus.com.au

See scope of work for full details.
Conveyor Drives 

Full Scope has been Awarded to:-
SEW-Eurodrive Pty Ltd
Phone: +61 8 9251 4900
Email: oisin.mccarthy@sew-eurodrive.com.au
Contact: Oisin McCarthy
Site Communications Infrastructure 

Full scope has been awarded to:


Package Awarded to:
CommTel Network Solutions Pty Ltd
Contact Person: Brett Seriani - Senior Project Manager
Phone: +61 3 8340 6100
Email: brett.seriani@commtelns.com
Shop Detailing24 Aug 186 Sep 186 Sep 18
Provision of shop detailing services for process plant and infrastructure including support steel, platework, tanks and the like
Slurry Pumps21 Aug 1810 Sep 1810 Sep 18
Supply and manufacture of 55 Slurry Pumps and 21 sump pumps for the
Mesa A and Mesa J wet plant
Control and Slurry Valves6 Sep 1820 Sep 1820 Sep 18
Supply and Manufacture of Control and Slurry Valves for the Mesa A and Mesa J wet plant.
Site Survey Services28 Sep 189 Oct 189 Oct 18
Perform the required site surveying requirements
Switchrooms Kiosks and Packaged Substations25 Sep 189 Oct 189 Oct 18
Design, manufacture and supply of switchrooms, transformer kiosks and packaged substations
Conveyor Pulleys11 Oct 1824 Oct 1824 Oct 18
Please refer to Scope of Words document
415V MCCs and Control Panels12 Oct 1826 Oct 1826 Oct 18
Design, manufacture and supply of MCC's, pump control panels and distribution boxes including the supply of all necessary equipment and sundry items required for the complete assembly, transport, installation, and commissioning of the equipment.
Transformers12 Oct 1826 Oct 1826 Oct 18
. Design, manufacture, and supply high quality 33kV/415V and 33kV/6.6kV ground mount transformers suitable for operation in iron ore processing plants in the Western Australian Pilbara region.
132kV BSS Upgrades and 33kV distribution15 Oct 1829 Oct 1829 Oct 18
Refer to Scope of Woks for a description of the package
Conveyor Idlers11 Oct 1829 Oct 1829 Oct 18
Please refer to Scope of Works document
Voice Mobile Radio15 Oct 1829 Oct 1829 Oct 18
Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of expansions to existing voice mobile radio networks in the Robe Valley to the new deposits
HV Cable16 Oct 1830 Oct 1830 Oct 18
Please refer to the Scope of Works document for a full description of the package requirements
Conveyor Belting18 Oct 181 Nov 181 Nov 18
Please refer to Scope of Works document for description of package
Sampling Equipment for Mesa A Process Plant1 Nov 1811 Nov 1811 Nov 18
Please refer to scope of works document for details of the package
Non-Process Infrastructure Mesa A and J10 Jan 1924 Jan 1924 Jan 19
Please refer to scope of works document for details of the package
Supply of Production Hub Buildings10 Jan 1924 Jan 1924 Jan 19
Please refer to scope of works document for details on the package.
Generators11 Jan 1925 Jan 1925 Jan 19
please refer to scope of works document for details on the package
Civil Works Mesa A16 Jan 1931 Jan 1931 Jan 19
Please refer to scope of works documents for details on the package
Plant Works Mesa J17 Jan 1913 Feb 1913 Feb 19
Please refer to scope of works document for details of the package
SMP E and I Works Mesa A17 Jan 1913 Feb 1913 Feb 19
Please refer to scope of works document of details of the package
Mesa B and C Bulk Earthworks23 Jan 1920 Feb 1920 Feb 19
Package Description: Bulk earthworks, road works and drainage works including bridge and concrete arch tunnel construction

Specific Scope Requirements: Suppliers wishing to be considered must be able to demonstrate their ability to complete the following tasks:

. Bulk Earthworks
. Drill and Blast
. Roadworks
. Culvert works
. Bridge construction
. Concrete arch tunnel construction
Water Supply Mesa A B C and H23 Jan 1920 Feb 1920 Feb 19
Package Description:-
Design, Manufacture, Supply, Install and Commissioning of the RVS NPI Water Supply Systems.

Specific Scope Requirements:-
Suppliers wishing to be considered must be able to demonstrate their ability to complete the following tasks:-

***Please read SOW for further detailed information pertaining to this package.

*General Note:- Majority of works is in Brownfields areas, in pit and in and around operating plant.