FMG 2013

Fortescue is undergoing an US$9 billion expansion program which will be carried out across the Pilbara through to early 2013.

At the completion of the expansion, Fortescue operations will have an annual iron ore handling capacity of 155 million tonnes. Construction work for the rail expansion includes:

  • Duplicating 120 kilometres of the mainline from Port Hedland;
  • Constructing a new 130 kilometre rail spur to the Solomon Hub;
  • Constructing four new bridges; and
  • Two new rail loops to deliver iron ore to Herb Elliott Port.

  • TCG Industries has supplied over 2000 earth boxes for the rail components of this expansion as well as frames for electrical works and misc fabricated steel