Jimblebar Mine

Value: $8m+

The Jimblebar mine is an iron ore mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, 41 kms east of Newman.

The mine is fully owned and operated by BHP Billiton and is one of seven iron ore mines the company operates in the Pilbara. ICE were awarded the $8.0M+ contract from Kerman Contracting to deliver the Electrical and Instrumentation installation for the Non Mine Infrastructure portion of the development.

The work performed by ICE included the following.

  • The installation of area and street lighting site wide
  • The installation of steel conduits and cable support systems for surface cables.
  • The installation of underground conduit and pit systems
  • The installation of underground services and site electrical reticulation
  • The installation of PLC, DCS and Local Control Systems
  • The installation of instrumentation and instrument piping
  • The installation of PDP’s, HV/LV Kiosk’s, MCC, DB’s and their associated equipment
  • The management of sub-contractors for the installation of fire and communication systems as well as the management of civil contractors

During the delivery of this project ICE achieved 1,000,000 hours of work LTI free and kept 45 of our electricians very busy for 8 months


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