Fabrication Solutions for the Mining Industry

Fabrication Solutions for the Mining Industry


Whether building new mine operations or improving existing mines, Fluor’s fabrication solutions help Clients achieve optimal project success. Fluor operates numerous self-perform fabrication yards in regions around the world. Fluor’s self-perform fabrication offers Clients a safer controlled construction environment, the ability to parallel offsite fabrication with ground level construction to optimize the schedule, and the opportunity to mitigate construction risks on mining projects. Recent fabrication project results in the mining industry allowed for a more productive work environment for experienced craft workers, reduced the field workforce and related remote location impacts to workers, facilitated less dependency on the challenges of the site location and condition, and mitigated for the HSE challenges onsite. Typical offsite Fabrication options for mining Clients include:

  • Leach Plants
  • Marine Terminals & Decks
  • Power / Utilities
  • Preassembled Conveyor Modules
  • Solvent Extraction Plants
  • Tank Farms
  • Thickening Plants
  • Water / Wastewater Treatment
Client Benefits

Offsite fabrication offers advantages to help achieve significant time and cost savings, support fast-track project schedules and reduce risks such as adverse environmental conditions and labor shortages. Fabrication advantages include:

  • Early fabrication design to improve constructability
  • Modularization-specific designs
  • Focused material and equipment procurement planning to support offsite fabrication
  • Advanced sourcing methods
  • Global market knowledge / Global purchasing volume
  • Supply chain / Logistics / Expediting
  • Quality control / Quality assurance