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Hopper 10 Primary Crushing Plant



RCR Mining Technologies (FMG Project)
Iron Ore
Mulga Downs, Western Australia
Iron Ore

Fast tracked project to provide a primary crushing plant to service the extended mine at Cloudbreak.

Multiple interfaces between contractors to complete all the associated works for the mine extension including roads, power lines, overland conveyor and mining operations.

Hopper 10 is a copy and slight upgrade of Hopper 9 which was successfully complete 12months previously by Primero and RCR.


  • Primero designed Civil works.
  • RCR designed Mechanical /Electrical.
  • RCR responsible for fabrication of modules, including ROM wall, Apron Feeder and discharge conveyor.
  • Primero responsible for all construction works except electrical.
  • Complete detailed earthworks.
  • Installation of 16mtr high steel paneled ROM wall and earthworks backfill.
  • Installation of pre-cast concrete foundations.
  • Installation of modules including discharge conveyor, sizer unit (MMD sizer & Vibrating screen), Apron feeder, ROM bin, Magnet structure and Switchroom.
  • Installation of washwater system.
  • Commissioning of mechanical equipment.


The construction works were safely completed within the 20 week target schedule and successfully commissioned with no issues, reflecting the high quality workmanship and robust design.