Intellect Systems to provide support for FMG’s Iron Bridge Project in WA

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Intellect Systems Pty Ltd (Intellect), has announced that it has been awarded a contract by IB Operations, a subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, the world’s fourth largest iron ore producer, for electrical and control systems work for stage one of the Iron Bridge project.

Image credit: flickr User: yaruman5
Image credit: flickr User: yaruman5

Intellect Systems Pty Ltd is a Perth based subsidiary of ASX listed Resource Development Group Ltd (RDG).

According to the ASX announcement by RDG, “power distribution and motor control facilities are required to support stage one of the project.  Intellect are engaged to supply and manufacture switch-room PLC and communications panels to the required specifications, along with supporting engineering and maintenance documentation.”

“We are excited to be a part of this project for Fortescue. As an endorsement of our end to end offering Intellect has been asked to supply turnkey switchboard PLC and communications panels for stage one of the Iron Bridge project. We are pleased to continue our working relationship with Fortescue Metals Group and are committed to providing innovative and efficient industrial technology solutions in line with the Fortescue ethos,” said Jason Monzu, Managing Director of Intellect Systems.

Intellect Systems has extensive experience in automation control projects in the water, waste water and HVAC sectors, delivering package stand-alone systems and integration of Process Control Systems to suit existing applications and SCADA systems. In the utilities sector, the company also specialises in pumping stations; desalination plants; membrane and RO filtration systems; heating and ventilation systems; and condition based monitoring systems.

The Iron Bridge project is located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Stage One of the project is projected to take one year, with first production of 1.5mtpa of 66% magnetite-hematite ore kicking-off at the start of 2015.

FMG Iron Bridge is jointly owned by Fortescue (88%) and a subsidiary of China’s Shanghai Baosteel Group Corporation (12%).