MESA J Process Plant

Melchor Contracting were engaged to upgrade the processing plant at Rio Tinto’s Mesa J iron ore mine. The upgrade consists of bulk and detailed earthworks, installation of underground services, complex formwork and temporary works, steel reinforcement installation and concrete placement. The project consisted of approximately 4000 m3 of concrete poured within a three-month period. A…

Christmas Creek – WHIMS Upgrade

Melchor Contracting were awarded the concrete package for the Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separation (WHIMS) Upgrade on FMG's Christmas Creek mine. The WHIMS project was defined as a key project for FMG as the upgrade uses new technology to extract high-grade iron ore more efficiently than the current magnetic separation methods in use. As a…

Broome Pipeline Replacement

Broom Pipelines have the licence to refuel vessels at the port in Broome, operated by Kimberley Port Authority (KPA). In November 2019, a quantity of 15,000 litres of diesel fuel could not be accounted for and it was believed that the underground fuel pipe running from the storage tank to the jetty was leaking. The…

Kwinana Waste to Energy

The Kwinana Waste to Energy Plant is the first of its kind in Australia. The $700M project will provide enough energy to power up to 50,000 homes. Up to 400,000 tonnes of household, commercial and industrial waste will be diverted from landfill, thermally treated and converted to steam to produce electricity. Melchor Contracting were awarded…

Mount Whaleback

Melchor Contracting were engaged by VisionStream to help construct the concrete foundations for the new communications towers at the Whaleback Mine. Melchor Contracting supplied all labour and temporary works for the steel fixing, concrete placement and formwork. Project Details Client VisionStream Location Newman, Western Australia Project Status Completed Sector Civil

Great Northern Connect – Site Establishment

Melchor Contracting were engaged to complete the site establishment works for three work compounds. Works included: Set up all site offices Form and pour footpaths Electrical and plumbing hook ups Installation of shade sails Project Details Client GNC - JV between BGC Contracting & Laing O'Rourke Location Perth Metro, Western Australia Project Status Completed Sector…

Dalgaranga Gold

Melchor Contracting were engaged to set up the mining workshop for NRW. Works included: Concrete Placement Steel Fixing Formwork Set up of Offices and Compounds Project Details Client NRW Location Dalgaranga, Western Australia Project Status Completed Sector Civil