Citic Pacific Mining

CITIC Pacific Mining is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong listed company CITIC Limited. Headquartered in Perth, the company was established to manage the construction and operation of the Sino Iron project, an integrated mining, processing and port operation that will secure a long term stable source of quality materials for the Chinese special steel mills owned and operated by the group.

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Sino Iron

Cape Preston, Western Australia
Relocations / Installation

Citic Pacific Mining

The massive Sino Iron project is the largest magnetite mining and processing operation in Australia. It hosts a combination of 12 of the largest AG and Ball Mills in the world. Specially designed frames were required to lift the 1300t mills into place for which VDM Construction were contracted.

Como Engineers were contracted to project manage the Mill Lifts and subsequent Mill Mechanical and Bearing Installations.

Various other completed contracts have included;

  • Construction of the Mill Lube Rooms
  • Installation of 2.5km of hydraulic piping and equipment for No.1 Ball Mill.
  • Manpower for relocation work of the pipe rack steel structure, and other.
  • Installation of stock pile Tripper cars
  • Line 2 concentrator area mechanical installation project
  • Installation and placement of line 3 AG and Ball Mills

Project Director                             

Barry Cloutt

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