7 Mile Rail Facility Network Connection

  • Client: Rio Tinto Iron Ore
  • Project Timeframe: Dec 2010 – Oct 2011
  • Location: 7 Mile, Karratha WA
  • Contract Value: $4 million

Engineering Design





Scope of Works

  • Installation of new 33kV Main Feeder connection to provide the 33000/3300/415V 3 phase power to the 7-Mile and 8-Mile Rail Facility.
  • Design, supply and install 5km of 33kV overhead line including site surveys, inspection works and MDR Documentation.
  • 4.5 KM of underground directional drilling including the supply and install of 33kV cable, cable joints and terminations.
  • 2 Rail crossings with 160mm HDPE Rolled electrical conduit.
  • Existing services located potholed with vacuum excavator.
  • Liaison with Epic Energy & 7-Mile Rail Authority.