Engineering group Monadelphous Group Limited has secured a major constuction contract at Hope Downs 4 Irone Ore Project for Rio Tinto and Hancock Prospecting.


The contract, valued at approximately $150 million, will involve structural, mechanical and piping for the supply, installation and commissioning of the 15 million tonnes per annum greenfields mine processing plant. Construction will include facilities for primary and secondary crushing and dry screening, waste fines thickening and discharge return lines, stockpiling of lump and fines product, reclaiming and train load out.


Project work will commence immediately and is scheduled for completion by the second quarter of 2013.