Eliwana project tips $1b into pockets of local suppliers

Businesses across Australia have benefited from $1 billion in contracts awarded by Fortescue Metals Group as part of its $1.89 billion Eliwana Mine and Rail Project, including for the fabrication of structural steel.

Manufacturers’ Monthly is reporting one of the contracts is for the over 2,600 tonnes of fabricated structural steel being manufactured into rail and road bridge girder modules for Eliwana, at Pacific Industrial Company (PIC) facilities in Kwinana.

According to Fortescue’s CEO Elizabeth Gaines, 82 per cent of project expenditure to date has been awarded to around 290 WA businesses, with a further 9 per cent to vendors across Australia.

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FMG presented on Eliwana at a MESCA Project Briefing in Perth in February 2019. Find out who is presenting in 2020 at a MESCA briefing and make sure you hear about the opportunities on offer to supply services. 

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