Jimblebar Newman, Australia
Location Australia, Newman (Western Australia, GPS -23.383148, 120.129482)
Project Jimblebar iron ore loading facility
Length 40 m track (pilot project)
Axle load Up to 40 ton
Details Completely embed heavy rail within the new load out facility. The embedded rail facilitates axle loads up to 40 ton while train wagons are running at approximately 5 km/h. The ore drops into the wagons from a 3 m drop at 11,1 ton/s, resulting in a dynamic impact of about 85 ton.
Target Virtually maintenance-free, thus resulting in an eco-LCC.
Client bhp billiton