Wharf Rail Replacement

Project Details

Pructon was engaged to remove and replace 250m of QU100 profile rail along the Fisherman’s Landing 1 located in Gladstone ports.

The works were undertaken during two six-day shutdowns running day and night shifts with a 20-person crew.

The crews undertook the replacement anchor bolts that were corroded, blasted and painted the sole plates, and then welded new rail joints.

Scope of Work

  • Remove approximately 1000 nuts and clips
  • Cut and remove 250m of rail
  • Sandblast and paint 1000 sole plates
  • Replace 1000 rail pads and clips
  • Replace 1000 hold-down nuts and replace bolts as required
  • Prep, weld, grind and NDT 22 rail joints
  • Survey of installed track


Rio Tinto


Gladstone, QLD

Year of Completion