BHP Hot Briquetted Iron Project

BHP Hot Briquetted Iron Project

Port Hedland, Western Australia

Client:  BHP-Direct Reduced Iron Pty Ltd

Construction engineers for the Hot Briquetted Iron Project at Port Hedland, WA, which involved the modular construction of the 2 major structures up to 100m high and a Gas Generation Plant.

Lowther-Rolton were responsible for the concept, development and engineering of the modular construction technique for the major structures, engineering and management of all transport and heavy lift activities and Technical Audit of all contractors’ associated load movement proposals.

The structures included 15,000Te of structural steel, 24 heavy process equipment items, numerous heavy presses and rotating equipment. The Gas Generation Plant comprised 27 Modules, up to 480Te each, 6 major Columns, further Vessels and a 100m high common Flue Stack.

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