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ATCO | Rio Tinto Limited - West Angelas Mine Camp

ATCO Structures and Logistics
West Angelas | Western Australia
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Project Overview

date completed
August 2019

The WADCD project was approved by Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) to sustain current mine capacity at 35 Mtpa, as a replacement high grade ore source for depleting deposits at the West Angelas mine site in Western Australia. West Angelas is a large iron ore deposit located approximately 110km west-northwest of Newman, and 1200km north-northeast of Perth, Western Australia. The project value is presently estimated at $579 million (USD). ATCO Structures and Logistics Pty Ltd have been engaged to complete construction of temporary accommodation facilities for the project for use by Rio Tinto Limited and their subcontractors. In total these facilities will cater for ~600 employees.

SIMPEC will fulfill a key Mechanical, Electrical and Communications contract in the construction of the two accommodation facilities.

Client Overview

ATCO Structures & Logistics Pty Ltd. has been providing quality modular building solutions throughout Australia since 1961. Headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland, ATCO Structures & Logistics has nine sales offices; as well as manufacturing facilities in Brisbane in Queensland; Melbourne, Victoria; and in Perth, Western Australia.

ATCO S&L have been involved with many major projects in Australia that cemented their position as the leading modular construction provider.

Scope of Work

SIMPEC’s Scope of Work for the Accommodation Facilities include:

• Construction management

• Supply of all equipment and cables

• Installation of complete electrical and communication systems

• Installation of entertainment systems

• Commissioning, Testing and Certification of complete system

Complete plug and play solution for personnel quarters

This contract was established due to SIMPEC’s unwavering focus on ensuring our customer needs are met and our teams work safely each and every day.

Key Facts

  • Installation of over 30,000m of cable
  • Complete plug and play solution for personnel quarters
  • Installation of enterprise grade communications, and entertainment solution ‍
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