Tom Price Minesite

Project Overview

Fortec was engaged by Rio Tinto through Duratec to supply and install of all materials necessary to grout the decant outlet pipework.

The pipeline was 200m long and services the Tailings Storage Facility 2a (TSF2a) at Tom Price Mine.

Fast Facts

  • CLIENTRio Tinto
  • LOCATIONTom Price, WA

Scope of Works

  • Liaising with and development of methodology with engineer (GHD)
  • Remove valve
  • Pipe cleanout
  • Pipe camera inspection for full length
  • Grout design to satisfaction of engineer
  • Grouting to satisfaction of engineer
  • Cap
  • Provision of QA to satisfaction of engineer compliance with all RTIO requirements (safety, qualifications, procedures)


  • On time and on budget
  • Grouting completed in one day
  • First time using camera inspection high pressure jetting