Important Projects in WA

Gorgon Project, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Southern Seawater , Desalination Plant, CITIC Pacific Mining Sino Iron project, Karara Iron Ore Project, North Rankin Redevelopment (NR2), Worsley Alumina Efficiency and Growth Project

Gorgon Project


Project Owner : Gorgon Venture
Constructor : KJVG and GUJV

Size: 43 Billion

The Gorgon Project proposes to build a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production facility on Barrow Island, 70kms off the Pilbara coast of Western Australia. It will be one of Australia’s single biggest developments with an estimated resource base of more than 40 trillion cubic feet of gas and a nominal development life of around 60 years.

Fiona Stanley Hospital


Project Owner: Health Department
Constructor: Brookfield Multiplex FSH Contractor Pty Ltd

Size: 1.76 Billion

The $1.76 billion Fiona Stanely 643-bed hospital is the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the Western Australian Government. It will be the major tertiary health facility in the south metropolitan area. It will offer first-rate healthcare services to communities in the south of Perth and across the state and provide high level medical and teaching facilities.

Southern Seawater Desalination Plant


Project Owner: Water Corporation
Constructor: TBA – November 2008

Size: 955 million

The $955 million Southern Seawater Desalination plant, to be built near Binningup in the shire of Harvey, is planned to produce 45 gigalitres of water per year, with the potential to increase to 100 gigalitres. Construction is expected to start in 2009 and be completed in 2011.

CITIC Pacific Mining Sino Iron project


Project Owner: CITIC Pacific Limited
Constructor: China Metallurgical Group Corporation and others

Size: 3.5 Billion

CITIC Pacific’s Sino Iron Project is a world class, large-scale magnetite iron ore project located at Cape Preston, 100km south west of Karratha, in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. It is the largest planned magnetite project in Australia.

Karara Iron Ore Project


Project Owner : 50:50 JV Gindalbie Ltd and AnSteel.
Constructor :

Size: 1.8 Billion

Located 225km east of Geraldton the A$1.8 billion Karara Iron Ore Project is being development through a 50:50 Joint Venture between Gindalbie Metals Limited and Chinese steel producer, Anshan Iron & Steel (AnSteel).

North Rankin Redevelopment (NR2)


Project Manager : Woodside
Project Owner : North West Shelf Venture
Constructor :

Size: 5 Billion

The North Rankin 2 Project will recover remaining low pressure gas from the North Rankin and Perseus gas fields.The project will include the installation of a second platform (North Rankin B) . The North Rankin B platform will be connected by a 100 metre bridge to the existing North Rankin A platform.

Worsley Alumina Efficiency and Growth Project


Project Manager : Bechtel Australia Pty Ltd
Project Owner : Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd (WAPL)
Constructor : Bechtel Australia Pty Ltd

Size: 2.5 Billion

The A$2.5 billion Worsley Efficiency and Growth Project is to be built for Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd and will expand the plant to a maximum capacity of approximately 4.6 Mtpa. Project Execution was announced on 1 May 2008.