The Iron Ore Operations in the Pilbara function under the Rio Tinto banner who are a world-class asset manager operating and maintaining mining, rail and export facilities within the northwest of WA. The site is located in the West Pilbara region of WA and is approximately 1600km north of Perth by road.
The existing electrical distribution system equipment at this site was approximately 40 years old and at the end of its useful operating life. Continued operation of this equipment posed a safety risk with some equipment no longer able to operate manually under normal circumstances.
Firesafe was engaged to replace the existing CO2 fire system with an approved FM200 system
The scope of works covered the fire protection assets located at the following electrical substations at Tom Price Operations:
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