Integrated property and construction group Pindan has been awarded another contract for works linked to the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project (Project) in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Iron Bridge, an unincorporated joint venture between Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Fortescue) subsidiary FMG Iron Bridge and Formosa Steel IB Pty Ltd, have announced Pindan has been successful in winning a $3.6 million contract to design and construct the US$2.6 billion project’s landside airport.
Pindan Executive Director Tony Gerber said this new scope of work would kick off in October and was due to be finished by Christmas.
We have a long and successful history of working in this part of Western Australia and are already on the ground at Iron Bridge, having been awarded a $3.4 million contract in June this year to design, supply and install a number of office buildings, as well as deliver associated infrastructure, at Fortescue’s Herb Elliot Port facility in Port Hedland,Pindan Executive Director, Tony Gerber
“This contract sees us manage civil works, design, and roadworks, and supply all resources, support facilities, labour and materials for this part of the Project. It also includes the construction of a communications tower for the airport terminal building, as well as fitting out the airport.”
Iron Bridge is a new magnetite ore processing facility located 145 kilometres south of Port Hedland. The Project is on track to create approximately 3,000 jobs during construction and 900 full-time operational positions, and will deliver a premium product of high grade 67% Fe magnetite concentrate product with the first ore on ship scheduled for mid-2022.