Yandi 36 Expansion Project

Rio Tinto

Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Australia

Our team was engaged as the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) consultant to increase the output of the Yandicoogina mine by 12Mtpa (up to 36 Mtpa).

Services were provided throughout the life of the project from concept to completion, including prefeasibility, detailed design, procurement, construction and final commissioning.

Yandi 36 Expansion Project

Deliverables included:

  • Primary and secondary sizing
  • Wet beneficiation plant
  • Thickening and in-pit waste disposal
  • 7km of overland conveying
  • Tertiary crushing
  • Product screening and sampling
  • Two rail sidings
  • Mine communications, and
  • Utilities and infrastructure.
The project was completed on schedule and within budget, with exemplary safety and value engineering performance.