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.