SIMPEC wins survey contract for Rio Tinto at Cape Lambert

first_imgWestStar Industrial’s SIMPEC is to carry out work for Rio Tinto’s iron ore division at the Cape Lambert port facility in Western Australia as part of a A$4.5 million ($3.2 million) contract.Under the contract, the engineering firm will design and construct a remote draft survey system at the port aimed at increasing ship turnaround and safety.This win comes just a week after SIMPEC was awarded its largest ever contract to date at Tianqi Lithium’s Kwinana LHPP1 process plant, also in Western Australia.Cape Lambert is around 40 km north of Karratha, in northwest Western Australia. Combined, the port’s two terminals are capable of shipping more than 185 Mt/y of iron ore, SIMPEC says.SIMPEC Managing Director Mark Dimasi said the contract award was testament to the SIMPEC team’s hard work over the past six months during the project’s tender phase.With the Rio contract in the bag, SIMPEC has built an order book of close to A$30 million and, over the past year,  has tendered for more than A$150 million of work.last_img read more