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Western Turner Syncline Phase 2

Rio Tinto - Tom Price, Western Australia

Project Execution Period

2020 -2021

Project Description

The Western Turner Syncline Phase 2 (WTS2) project is an expansion of the existing Rio Tinto Western Turner Syncline mine located 35 kilometres north-west of Tom Price in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

WTS2 is an investment by Rio Tinto in its existing Greater Tom Price operations to help sustain the production capacity of its world-class iron ore business in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The project facilitates mining of existing and new deposits and includes construction of a new crusher as well as a 13-kilometre conveyor.

The project is being delivered by Monadelphous' engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) joint venture, Mondium.

Scope of Work

Mondium’s scope of work includes engineering and design, procurement and site construction works associated with the process plant, overland conveyor and non-process infrastructure as part of the WTS2 project.