Duratec was engaged by Rio Tinto Project to replace the train positioner support rails at car dumper 3, including the replacement of 5 rail support plates and associated grouting, at its Parker Point load out facility.


The scope included:

  • Removal of rail clips, rail sections and support plates.
  • Clean up and removal of old grout.
  • Installation of new support plates and grout.
  • Chemical anchor bolt of new plates in to position.
  • Replacement of rail clips, rail sections and support plates.


Two work fronts complete in a scheduled shut down:

Positioner rails Grouting

  • Core drill 200 x 24mm diameter holes and chemical anchor 20mm diameter all thread rods.
  • Epirez 280s was poured in alternating sections, 20 sections each 3.2*0.6*0.05m.

Blast & Paint Car Dumper cell floor

  • Containment setup around area to reduce environmental impact and impact of other work groups in the area.
  • QA was completed for both works fronts.
  • Works completed the during a scheduled shutdown, both finished on time and within budget.


  • Mechanical Works

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