The Solomon Rail spur, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, connects Solomon Mine to the main Fortescue Minerals Group’s (FMG) rail line to Port Hedland. The project is part of FMG’s major expansion in the Pilbara region.
Macmahon Contractions have been appointed to construct the 53 kilometres of rail formation, four major bridges and level crossings over the Great Northern Highway.
Macmahom contractors awarded Survey Group with the contact to provide survey services for the 6mt blasting program through the Chinchester ranges. The intensive program involves two separate drilling companies running 20 drill shifts/day to achieve the targeted completion date.