Flour and SKM‘s joint venture FAST JV has received a contract from BHP Billiton for an iron ore expansion programme in Western Australia.

FAST JV is a joint venture between Flour Australia and Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM).

Under the contract, Flour has booked about $3bn for the Jimblebar project and will provide services for expansion of the Jimblebar mine.

Flour has started work on the project and will continue to lead the project from its office in Perth, Australia.

Fluor and SKM have provided engineering, procurement, construction management and commissioning services to BHP Billiton Iron Ore since 2001.