DANOBAT to supply process equipment for ore car repair shop in Australia

Danobat will supply BHP Billiton Iron Ore the complete process equipment for its new ore car re­pair shop in Mooka, Western Aus­tralia.

The contract includes the design, manufacturing and commission­ing of the process equipment for the maintenance and repair of ore cars. The equipment includes 28 equip­ment units distributed along a main production line, a bogie shop, a structural shop and a wheel shop. The project has a very high level of automation utilizing both overhead gantries and Auto­mated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) to move components and consuma­bles to different stations auto­matically.

The project implementation in­cludes, among others, preliminary engineering, manufacturing of critical equipment, purchase of specialized equipment, commis­sioning, training in the use of all equipment and technical backup when the line goes into produc­tion.

To execute part of the work under Contract, Danobat has subcon­tracted Marand Pty Ltd, to supply part of the job.
Xabier Alzaga, Managing Director at DANOBAT Railways, said: “This contract reinforces our long track record providing solutions for the railway industry and our referenc­es in offering turnkey workshops for renowned international cus­tomers”, he said.

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