Baby Hope Project

  • The Baby Hope deposit is a key location in Rio Tinto’s Pilbara mining operations. Plans were put forth by Rio Tinto to increase the size and production of this facility.
  • Austral was contracted to undertake the extensive works that were to be undertaken to facilitate the construction of infrastructure needed to bring these plans to life, undertaking a diverse array of works across a variety of disciplines.
  • The creation of a 5ML turkey nest to meet water needs throughout construction
  • Creation of new roadways’ throughout the project area (new roads covering aprox. 50,000m2 footprint)
  • Entry boom gate to control the movement of traffic throughout the site
  • The establishment of additional telecommunications infrastructure to link the new facilities with the surrounding site

The Project