Project owner: IB Operations Pty Ltd, as agent for Iron Bridge Joint Venture between FMG Magnetite Pty Ltd and Formosa Steel IB Pty Ltd
The Iron Bridge Magnetite Project (Project) is for the development of a new magnetite mine (including processing and transport facilities) and associated infrastructure at the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project site to support production of 22 wet million tonnes per annum (wmtpa) of high grade, magnetite concentrate product. The Iron Bridge site comprises the North Star, Eastern Limb, Glacier Valley and West Star magnetite iron ore deposits, located 145km south of Port Hedland.
Delivery of first ore is expected in the first half of calendar year 2022, with ramp up to full production within 12 months.
IB Operations is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified contractors and suppliers for Project tendering opportunities on the ICN Gateway.
The Project scope will require the establishment of new facilities, including:
· ore processing facility
· slurry and return water pipeline
· raw water pipeline
· port infrastructure
· non-process infrastructure, such as airstrip, village extension, telecommunications networks, electricity, water, sewage, and wastewater facilities.
The Iron Bridge Project will be operated by IB Operations Pty Ltd, as agent for the Iron Bridge Joint Venture between FMG Magnetite Pty Ltd and Formosa Steel IB Pty Ltd. IB Operations Pty Ltd is an Australian private company, which is owned by FMG Magnetite Pty Ltd and Formosa Steel IB Pty Ltd, each a participant in the unincorporated Iron Bridge Joint Venture.
Local and Indigenous participation:
In line with Fortescue’s commitment to supporting local Western Australian communities, requirements relating to the engagement of local and Indigenous vendors will be included in the selection criteria for the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project tendering opportunities.SHOW LESS