Hope Downs Commissioning


Hope Downs Stage 1 Commissioning

 

Project Category:

Commissing

Client:

Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Pty) Limited

Location:

Pilbara, Western Australia

Capacity:

22.0 Mtpa

Commodity:

Lump and Sinter Fines Iron Ore

 

 

Scope of Work

Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR), sought the commissioning services from two senior staff to join the KBR commissioning team for the Hope Downs Stage 1 North plant.

 

Flowsheet

The circuit comprises two stages of crushing, product screening, stockpiling, reclaiming and train load-out for dispatch to the port.

 

Notable Feature

Commissioning completed 4 months ahead of schedule.

 

Outcome

First product train loaded and dispatched in December 2007