Fortescue Metals Group has given the go-ahead to develop a new mine and rail project in the Pilbara. Eliwana, which will replace their depleting Firetail mine, is expected to operate at 30 million tonnes p/a with a capacity of up to 50mt p/a over a mine life of at least 24 years.

This project will utilise the latest technology, autonomous trucks, and design efficiency whilst redeploying existing assets.


  • 143 kilometres of rail

  • New 30mtpa dry ore processing facility and infrastructure

  • Life of mine strip ratio of 1.1

Project Overview

Engineering & Design phase
* 2018 - Design starts now!
Construction phase
* 2019/ 2020
Production phase
* Commences December 2020

Estimated Capital Cost/ year
FY19 - US$165 million
FY20 - US$760 million
FY21 - US$350 million

Opportunities Titan is handling:

Titan is working with the Engineering & Design Consultancy on this project, covering all Engineering disciplines, Design, Project and Package roles (click for details):

  • Civil

  • Structural

  • Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Communications

  • Control Systems

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