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
Engineering & Design phase
* 2018 - Design starts now!
* 2019/ 2020
* 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):