Vegetation and Topsoil Removal

Project Timing:   09/2013– 10/2014

Project Value:   $19,261,000

Client details:   BHP (Caval Ridge Mine)


CPH was contracted to carry out the vegetation clearing and topsoil stripping required to enable BHP to commence and continue pre-strip operations at Caval Ridge Mine, which was then under construction.


Over the contract duration, CPH:


Cleared and grubbed hundreds of hectares of timbered land; and
Stripped and relocated to stockpile over 3 million cubic metres of topsoil.


At the peak of the project, CPH moved 320,00 cubic metres of topsoil per moth over haul distances up to 3.5km, utilizing a fleet of scrapers and articulated dump trucks.