Rio Tinto

Service: Civil Engineering, Rail | Project: Nammuldi | Location: Tom Price

Lycopodium supplied the Definitive Engineering Study (DES) and detailed design documentation for the rail loop including civil works. The track was largely in a green field environment and consisted of 7.2 kilometres, 13 multi-cell culvert crossings and one 24 cell flood way crossing.

Project Overview

The Rio Tinto (RTIO) $2 Billion dollar Nammuldi Below Water Table Project is located approximately 60 km north-west of Tom Price within the West Pilbara region of Western Australia. Nammuldi annual Iron Ore production target was 16 Mtpa of Saleable Ore Product (SOP).

Lycopodium was engaged to deliver the preliminary Engineering Study and the Definitive Study. Full EPCM delivery of the project was delivered under a JV Partnership between Lycopodium and URS.

As part of the complete delivery of the Nammuldi Project, Lycopodium rail team delivered detailed design and documentation of the rail extension civil works to the Mine between 2012 and 2013.

Added Vale

Development of safety procedures to compliment Rail Safeworking for the construction and safe operation of a temporary rail crossing