Jamie Wade

Rio Tinto head of iron ore highlights opportunities in Pilbara projects and how suppliers can get involved

Rio Tinto’s head of iron ore recently spoke in Perth about projects on the go, the latest technology being integrated into those projects and how suppliers and contractors can be involved.

Project director flags contracting opportunities for US$2.6bn magnetite mine in Pilbara and welcomes ideas

In a refreshingly candid presentation in Perth recently the project director of a multi-billion dollar magnetite mine in the Pilbara detailed tender releases in the next six months and said his team was welcoming local expertise.

Gold project south east of Marble Bar in Pilbara to cost $95m and take 12 months to construct under EPC model

Construction on a $95 million gold project 28km south east of Marble Bar in the Pilbara could start as early as late December 2020 if project financing and approvals fall into place.

Landmark jetty in WA's great southern region to be demolished and replaced

A project to demolish and replace a landmark jetty in WA's great southern region has reached a key milestone.

Milestone for proposed $4.3 billion dollar urea production plant in Pilbara

Plans for a multi-billion dollar urea production plant in the Pilbara with an estimated construction start date in Q3 CY2020 and life of 25 years have reached a key milestone.

Pilbara Iron ore mine operator plans to double mine output from 405Mt of ore up to 1005Mt

The operator of an iron mine in the Pilbara is planning to more than double output of the mine.

$257 million mineral sands project in Mid west construction-ready pending finalisation of project financing

A proposed mineral sands project in the Mid West of Western Australia will cost $257m to develop, take 18 months to deliver first ore from execution, employ 316 people in construction and 144 in operations and have a life of 22 and a half years.

Construction starts on five-storey 17-apartment project to complement public transport program

Construction has begun on an apartment development in Perth aligned to a train station project linked to a major public transport program.

$1.7 billion transformation of major Perth highway and eastern corridor to create 8000 jobs

The WA Government has launched a major roads package as part of the 2019-20 State Budget to transform roads across Perth's eastern suburbs and throughout the Tonkin Highway corridor.

WA Government secures $207.5 million in federal funding for boom gate blitz in Perth

The WA Government has secured more than $200 million in Commonwealth funding for the removal of three level rail crossings in the Perth metropolitan area.