Portland: Iluka Mineral Sands Facility Project

CORTEX RESOURCES Pty Ltd and Downer Engineering formed the Cortex - Downer Joint Venture to design and construct a mineral sands receival, storage and ship loading system for the Port of Portland, Victoria, Australia.

The ship loading berth is at a multi-purpose wharf requiring retractable ship loading equipment to be positioned on the wharf only when loading mineral sands. The design of the system includes for the Wharf Conveyor and rubber tyred Ship-loader to be retracted and parked adjacent to the operating berth when not in use.

The system includes: