Robe Valley

  • ClientKounis Group / Rio Tinto
  • DateMar 2020
  • Industry SectorsMining
  • LocationPilbara Region, WA

Robe Valley is an open-pit iron ore mine located in the Robe valley area within the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Iron ore mining at Robe Valley traces back to 1972.

Client Requirement

Rio Tinto’s expansion of their Robe Valley operation, involves the development of three open-pits on three new deposits namely Mesa B, Mesa C, and Mesa H, as well as the construction of supporting infrastructure for continued operations at Mesa A and Mesa J.

The requirement was to provide highly reliable, durable and low maintenance DC chargers for switching protection throughout the site. A Battery charger with a design life of 25 years and battery design life of 15 years.


Products Used

MCRII Series Battery Charger
Detailed product description

The MCRII combines the most rugged and reliable AC to DC rectification, which is transformer and thyristor bridge based technology – with the most advanced microprocessor controlled system, to ensure a 25 year design life. 100% Made in Australia, the MCRII series is highly reliable and designed for use in mining, substations, power stations, utility, marine, processing facilities, infrastructure and oil and gas applications. The combination of ultra-rugged industrial design with state of the art advanced communication facilities and intelligent system controls make the MCRII series the most reliable back up power system available.

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