Project Description

Roy Hill Tailings Dam Facility
Ertech
January 2014

Following on from Marble Bar Realignment project, Alliance Surveying continued working with Ertech in the construction of the Tailings Dam Facility at the Roy Hill Mine. The dam involved the clearing of 355ha for the facility and the import of nearly 2 million m³ of material to construct the dam embankment.

Works involved:

  • Initial set out for clearing and regular set out of location of embankments including lot boundaries for QA
  • Management and troubleshooting of machine control management of fleet of machines that included both Trimble and Topcon systems
  • Regular daily pickups of earthworks lifts for QA and testing purposes
  • Weekly progress pickups of the works to provide project team with up to date quantities