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Valmec secures gas contract at Wodgina lithium project

Media Release: Energy services group Valmec has secured a sustaining capital works contract at Mineral Resources’ Wodgina lithium project in Western Australia.

The Wodgina agreement includes a compression installation for Beach Energy Ltd and infrastructure development works for Pilbara Ports Authority and Water Corp.

The Wodgina contract will see the company complete a facility for an 81 km, 10 inch (0.25 m) gas pipeline feeding a combined 64 MW power station at the project. This pipeline is expected to be commissioned in the March quarter and be operational in the June quarter, according to Mineral Resources.

In March, Mineral Resources commenced onsite construction of essential non-process infrastructure services and utilities assets, a new crushing plant and a new 750,000 t/y spodumene concentrate beneficiation plant to produce 6% spodumene concentrate at Wodgina.

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