WA Projects are kicking off – all good news for Perth and WA!

Karratha

  • Continual expansion of Pluto and KGP is seeing an increase in bus services through our existing clients.
  • RIO rail capital works program between Dampier- Tom Price starts in earnest shortly and we are seeing increase in contract work.
  • Shut down work at KGP/Citic Pacific/Pluto/Yarra/BHP/RIO in surrounding areas is seeing a big pickup in construction.

 

Onslow

  • Chevron have taken back control of Wheatstone from Bechtel and are increasingly requesting assets supplied from KTA. Contracts are up for grabs in the coming 3-6 months for the supply of labour and equipment

 

Port Hedland

  • Capital works program to expand the Port will take 2 years and begins shortly
  • Increase in Port/Rail shut down for existing clients – RH/FMG/Downer and Monos very busy.

 

Pilgangoora (Altura/ Pilbara Minerals)

  • Beginning of regular airport and town transfers to site – they are in first stage production. Shut down work started for Pilbara Minerals as is daily runs between site and town.
  • 2nd stage construction program for both Altura and Pilbara Minerals commencing in earnest in 2019 – we expect a high increase on activity back onsite as per 1st stage

 

Wodgina

  • Increasing their site transfer requirements and start construction/ expansion on Wodgina – already in play and they are building an 1000 man camp on site
  • BHP works program in port/rail assets picking up and we are seeing contractors increasing dry hire and request wet hire services between camps and site. Doing wet hire for Downer daily for BHP sites.

 

Newman

  • Existing clients (FMG/RH) are ever increasing their requirements as they ramp up existing mines and increase the levels of shut down to keep plant and equipment up to scratch.
  • FMG pushed the button on Eliwana Project
  • South Flank (BHP) civils has commenced with main construction crews to site in April/May 2019. Peak workforce to be 3,000 people and with limitations on beds on site Newman will be overflow and will require AM/PM transfers to site to facilitate.
  • RIO Koodaideri starting construction 2020 with civils and earth works commencing 2019. LV/Trucks and Transfers from Newman required.

 

Kalgoorlie

  • Nickel smelters re-opening
  • Lithium mines expanding
  • Gold mines expanding
  • We are seeing increase in shutdown work and request for quotes on long term wet hire contracts.

 

Construction to start 100% that has been signed off at Board level:

 

  • BHP South flank – Started already, large bus numbers start April 2019 (approx. 4-5 Billion)
  • FMG expansion – Started already, large bus numbers Mid 2019 (approx. 4 Billion)
  • Rio Tinto – Expansions and new mines, start March 2019, Large bus numbers May 2019 (approx. 3 Billion)
  • Roy Hill – Expansions, starts Jan 2019 (approx. 2 Billion)
  • Burrup Fertilisers – Construction of new fertiliser plant starts 2H 2019 (approx. 1 Billion)
  • Iron Valley (MinRes) – Construction of mine and rail network (approx.. 2 Billion)

 

 Projects very likely:

  • Woodside Pluto Train 2 – Starts August 2019 (approx. 2 Billion)
  • Balla Balla project – Starts Mar 2019 (approx. 6 Billion)

 

So there is lots on its way! 3 – 4 years of construction