Rio Tinto Paraburdoo Minesite

Client: Rio Tinto
Year: 2020
Industry: Mining
Location: Western Australia

TFG Group were awarded a contract to fabricate a stainless steel water tank 4.0m diameter and 3.5m height. The 44,000L tank replaced an existing floc water tank in the fines plant at the Paraburdoo site.

With a tight delivery schedule, TFG Group were cognisant of the critical quality requirements throughout the fabrication process.

Extensive MDR and ITP requirements were maintained throughout the fabrication process ensuring all specifications and quality requirements were achieved.

TFG’s competitively priced and timely quotation enabled the QA documentation to be lodged on contract award allowing fabrication to proceed immediately. The stainless steel tank was designed, fabricated, tested and delivered to site with zero cost overruns and zero safety incidents.

  • Design to API 650 construction
  • Welding to AS/NZS 1554 part 1 Internal 304 stainless-steel construction
  • Welding to AS/NZS 1554 part 1
  • 6mm wall thickness
  • 8mm floor thickness
  • Welds pickled with Hydrofluoric solution
  • External welds strip polished
  • Passivated and pickled