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BHP Billiton


$20 million


Roxby Downs, South Australia

Contract Period:

June 2007 – December 2008

Roxby Downs Township Development

Roxby Downs is located in a remote desert approximately 600km north of Adelaide, South Australia.

The expansion was required to cater for a growth from 4,000 to 10,000 residents due to the anticipated Olympic Dam expansion.

York Civil undertook all works for 300 allotment subdivisions and associated infrastructure, including;

  • vegetation removal,
  • bulk earthworks,
  • treatment of existing uncontrolled fill areas,
  • construction of pavements and concrete works for kerbs and gutters,
  • stormwater drainage,
  • sewerage reticulation and sewer pump station works,
  • potable water reticulation,
  • underground electrical reticulation and public lighting,
  • overhead power line supply,
  • and service trenching.