Receiving, storage & land transportation, Australia
ALE successfully received, stored and transported 230 oversized and over-mass modules used to construct the RGP6 Jimblebar Iron Ore project.
Made in China, the items, weighing between 5t and 227t, were shipped from Tianjin to Port Hedland, Western Australia and on to the Jimblebar Mine. A total of 221 modules were received and transported, with nine shipments made over an eight
The modules were received on SPMTs at Port Hedland Port Authority before being transported by ALE using a combination of SPMTs and modular trailers. Transport was at night with a rolling road block, as Western Australian law prevents cargo more than
8.5 metres wide from travelling during daylight hours.
The modules were transported for the 450km journey to the Jimblebar Mine in four segments, using trailer combinations of up to one hundred and sixty axle lines of modular trailers and fourty axle lines of compatible spacer decks to complete the convoys