Glencore Track Maintenance

Project Description

Glencore's Hunter Valley Operations is a large-scale open cut operation that produces some of the highest quality thermal and semi-soft metallurgical coal in the world. The need to maintain its rail infrastructure to the highest standards is crucial to the efficient distribution of its product. 

Swietelsky Rail Australia (SRA) is currently providing resurfacing support to Daracon Group under its two-year maintenance contract, for the upkeep and renewals works on Glencore's nine Hunter Valley coal loop lines. 

Daracon Project Manager, Greg Taylor said, “The Swietelsky team was great to work with. Their commitment to safety, quality and delivering works on time and within budget for us is first-rate. They are also able to safely manage changes to scheduling and scope when they arise without any issues.”

Project Stats:

  • Client | Daracon
  • Network | Glencore Hunter Valley
  • Scope | Track alignment, Tamping & Regulating following rail maintenance and installation of new turnouts
  • Project Value | Total project value to SRA is $500k


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