Ashburton Link

Ashburton Link

Corporate and Operating Structure

  • CZR, CSL and Strike (SRK) to establish a separate company (Ashburton Link) to assess and secure approvals for the construction of an iron ore export facility from the Port of Ashburton, Onslow (POA Facility), only 170km from Robe Mesa.
  • The participating interest, ownership and capital cost contribution of each party involved in Ashburton Link is:
    • CZR : 50%
    • SRK : 25%
    • CSL : 25%
  • CZR and Strike will have export allocation in the following proportions:
    • CZR : 66.7%
    • SRK : 33.3%
  • Ashburton Link is undertaking designs, including road train unloading, storage shed, transhipment vessel (TSV) loader and ancillary fixed and mobile infrastructure prior to submitting a Development Application to the Pilbara Ports Authority.
  • It is proposed that Ashburton Link will charge a take or pay tariff to use the POA Facility.

Landside Infratructure

  • Truck unloader and Storage Shed –12,000t capacity
  • East Quay conveyor and Transhipment vessel (TSV) loading
  • Front end loader reclaim system within shed and direct
  • Covered conveyors, dust collectors and water dust suppression
  • Ancillary infrastructure

Transhipment Vessel

  • CSL has a transhipment vessel allocated for Ashburton Link – awaiting modifications to allow discharge into cape-size vessels (180kt):
    • 12,000 t payload capacity, 16hr cycle time
    • Continuous under keel clearance – No tide restrictions
    • Dust suppression systems/enclosed conveyors
    • Single point loading system from shed to TSV – 3,500tph
    • Boom to discharge into cape-size vessels at 4,000tph

For more information on Ashburton Link and its plans for the POA Facility, please visit the Ashburton Link website.