Terra Nova Technologies Australia (TNT Australia) says it has been awarded the replacement tailings stacker contract by Karara Mining Ltd at its magnetite mine, 200 km southeast of Geraldton in Western Australia.
Karara Mining is the largest mining operation and the first major magnetite mine in the Mid-West of the state. It produces a premium, high-grade concentrate product for export to steelmakers with an expected mine life in excess of 30 years.
The scope of supply will be to replace an existing stacker, TNT Australia said.
In partnership with TNT’s sister company, e2o, a subsidiary of Clough, the contract will include the supply of a new “fit for purpose” heavy-duty stacker able to withstand the rigours of a high-capacity mining environment along with the associated civil works, installation, commissioning and removal of the existing stacker.
This contract will be completed by TNT Australia and e2o, working in partnership as part of the Murray & Roberts ownership group.
The replacement stacker project, which commenced last month, is required to be concluded within 2022 in order to meet Karara’s schedule requirements.