Major Projects

B&J Catalano has a strong track record of operational partnership in a number of major projects across the state. The Company’s services and people are distinguished by excellence in operational, environmental and safety performance.

One of the most iconic projects for the Company is the Worsley Alumina BRDA Construction for South32. The relationship between South32 and B&J Catalano’s formed in 1985 where the Company won the contract to construct clay lined tailings storage facilities. The Company has sustained the highest operating standard in construction, as well as plant maintenance, material production and tailings deposition management since that day.

Mining & Civil

Major projects for the mining & civil division of the Company include:

Project Client Task Term
Worsley Alumina BRDA Construction South32 Clay lined Tailings Storage Facility Construction, Plant Maintenance, material production, Tailings deposition management 1985 - Current
Midwest Vanadium Load and Haul Atlantic Ltd Load and Haul, Crusher Feed, Plant Maintenance 2012 - Current
Solomon Kings Tailings Storage Facility FMG / Viento Group Plant ‘Wet’ Hire 657 Scrapers, D10 Bulldozers 2014
Golden Grove Tailings Storage Facility Lift 1 MMG Tailings Storage Facility Raise, Bulk Earthworks 2013
Golden Grove Tailings Storage MMG HDPE lined Tailings Storage Facility, Greenfields Bulk Earthworks 2011


Bulk Haulage

Major achievements for bulk haulage projects include:

Client Task Tonnage Term
Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Iron Ore haulage Blue Hills 2mtpa 3 years(in progress)
Karara Mining Limited Iron Ore Haulage Blue Hills North 240,000 t / month 6 months (in progress)
Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Iron Ore Haulage – Koolanooka to Geraldton Port 2mtpa 2 Years Completed June 2013
Crosslands Resources Ltd Iron Ore Haulage – Jack Hills to Cuddingwarra 2mtpa 2 Years Completed Feb 2012
Kemerton Silica Sands Silica Sands Haulage- Kemerton to Bunbury Port 250,000 tpa 21 Years (in progress)
Various Sand & Gravel throughout SW & Metropolitan Area 1mtpa Past 25 years & Current