Yenem Engineering Services

ONSLOW IRON PORT courtesy of baminternational


Concrete Works - Preliminary Design (May - Jul 2021)

Project Background:

Mineral Resources (MinRes) was planning to ramp up its iron ore export capacity in Western Australia (WA) to 92mn t/yr over the next 3-5 years. The new supply chain through South-West Creek and Onslow was to provide a new pathway to markets and add a further 25mn t/yr through trans-shipping ore from the Pilbara town of Onslow.

Scope of Work

Our scope of work comprised of the preliminary design associated with the concrete works.

  • Storage shed
  • Unloading shed
  • Concrete tunnel
  • Tank farm
  • Transfer stations and take-up towers
  • Land conveyors, conveyor trestles and pulley frames
  • Equipment footings including dust extraction and suppression

Other key Yenem activities included:

  • Provide a dedicated and capable engineer who will be your primary point of contact during the project
  • An initial discussion with the client, within two workdays from receipt of PO, to understand their most important outcomes and expectations
  • Provide a project plan, issued within two workdays following the meeting, with the proposed schedule and milestones.
  • Oversight by our Director and/or Principal Structural Engineer to ensure the plan remains on track
  • Ensure calculations and models required meet the requirements of relevant Australian Standards, Acts & Regulations
  • Review of the work by a senior structural engineer to ensure the work is accurate and meets the project requirements
  • Timely correspondence via email, sketches, red-line mark-ups as appropriate to ensure works meet project expectations
  • Deliverables initially issued for your approval prior to finalisation
  • Unlimited revisions of the deliverables to ensure your full satisfaction
  • Stamp and sign PDF copies of all the final deliverables