Ross's Auctioneers & Valuers
Major Projects

The following are some of the major projects that the Ross's Group has completed or currently conducting valuations, auctions, disposals and dismantling works:

  • Disposal of surplus equipment for Rio Tinto Group including Pilbara Iron, Dampier Salt, Rio Tinto Minerals (Throughout 2007/2008)
  • Disposal by auction of surplus Generators on behalf of Horizon Power in Derby and Broome (November 2008)
  • Disposal by Tender of surplus underground equipment at Broken Hill on behalf of Perilya Limited (November 2008)
  • Disposal of surplus equipment on behalf of Fox Resources Limited at the Radio Hill mine site (October 2008)
  • Audit and Valuation of surplus inventory on behalf of BHP Billiton Limited Port Hedland (July to November 2008, and ongoing)
  • Disposal of surplus plant and equipment following the completion of Train 5 LNG Plant Construction on behalf of Woodside (October 2008)
  • Disposal of surplus equipment for CBI Constructors Pty Ltd following completion of the North West Shelf Project Train 4
  • Disposal by tender all surplus stainless steel and steel pipe and structures from the Karratha Onshore Gas Plant (Woodside Energy Limited), Train V (September/October 2008)
  • Disposal of surplus mine plant and equipment at the Mt Magnet Operations for harmony Gold (September to November 2008)
  • Valuation, Assessment and Disposal of surplus assets for Harmony Gold Limited including New Celebration 1.6mtpa Gold Processing Plant, Big Bell 18mw Power Generation Plant, Head Frames and Winders and surplus gold processing equipment in Papua New Guinea
  • Disposal of equipment for Bechtel Pty Ltd, end of construction of the LNG Plant in Darwin (3 separate auctions over 6 days), plus Tender for communication equipment (2006/7)
  • Goldfields Limited, St Ives Gold Mines disposal of Gold Processing Plant and surplus stores and inventory by Auction, including management of demolition and site clean up
  • Newmont Limited, Disposal by Tender of the Nimary Gold Processing Plant, including the final site demolition, dismantling and site clean up in preparation for site rehabilitation
  • Newcrest Mining Limited, Telfer Mine Site, Sale and Removal of old Gold Processing Plant and Equipment, including site management of dismantling and demolition works
  • Astro Bow River Diamond Mine site, Valuation and conducting of Auction on site, Management of dismantling and removal of equipment sold, Management of site clean up ready for rehabilitation work
  • Disposal of surplus processing plants for Placer Dome Asia Pacific, at their Mount Pleasant and Ora Banda mine sites gold processing plant, equipment and surplus stores
  • Prestige Cranes (in liquidation) and TJF-EBC Pty Ltd (in liquidation), Valuation and Auction of cranes and material handling stores
  • WMC Kambalda Nickel Operations, Sale and disposal by auction of Nickel Concentrating and Milling plant, management of removals by purchasers
  • Newmont, Mt McClure Mine site, Dismantle and demolition of surplus gold processing plant, Sale and disposal of reuseable plant
  • Wesfarmers Premier Coal, Sale and disposal by auction of underground coal processing facility, supervision of dismantling and removals
  • Western Power Corporation, Sale and Disposal by auction of Muja coal processing facility, supervision of dismantling and removals
  • Ansett Australia Limited (in liquidation), Valuation and Auction of equipment
  • HIH Insurance Limited (in liquidation) Valuation and Disposal of equipment
  • One Tel Limited (in liquidation) Valuation and Disposal of equipment
  • Mt Todd Mine site, Valuation
  • Mount Charlotte mine site (surface and underground operations) for KCGM, Valuation and Auction of surplus plant and machinery
  • Crushing circuit for Cawse Nickel receivers PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Valuation
  • Mount Monger Gold Treatment Plant Valuation
  • Uttersons Plant Hire Valuation
  • Battle Mountain Australia, Exploration Division Valuation and Auction of surplus equipment
  • Coolgardie Gold Treatment Plant (in liquidation) Valuation
  • Diamond Drill Division WMC Resources Ltd Valuation
  • WMC Resources Limited, St Ives Gold Mine Processing Plant Valuation
  • WMC Resources Limited, Agnew Gold Operation Crushing Circuit Valuation
  • Mechanical Workshop, Metal Fabrication & Transformer Workshop for Western Power Corporation, Valuation
  • Windarra Mine Site for WMC Resources Ltd Engineering Department, Valuation
  • Sling Rig Pty Ltd (receivers appointed) Valuation and Disposal of surplus equipment
  • Mount Percy Mine site, Sale and Disposal by auction of gold processing plant, management of dismantling and demolition work ready for rehabilitation works
  • Newmont, Jundee Mine Site, removal of Heap Leach plant
  • Murrin Murrin, Clean up of lay down area, disposal of all scrap material, removal of vessels
  • KCGM, Demolition of workshops ex Komatsu
  • KCGM, site clean ups of lay down areas and disposal of surplus equipment
  • Nifty Copper Mine, site clean up and disposal of material
  • WMC Kalgoorlie Nickel Smelter, Removal of all contaminated products and site clean up
  • CSBP, dismantling two Nitric Acid Plants, relocated to Chile, disposal of scrap material
  • CSBP, 5,000 tonnes of scrap steel and lead
  • Dismantling HMAS Perth and HMAS Swan for scrap steel and lead, ready for sinking
  • WMC Leinster Nickel Operations, Removal of ROM Pad ore bins, site clean up, Dismantling and removal of underground exhaust fans
  • WMC Mt Keith Nickel Operations, relocation of lay down area, disposal of surplus equipment, removal of pipeline
  • Valuation and Disposal of Kundana Gold processing Plant for Placer Dome Asia Pacific
  • Dismantling and Removal of Western Power Corporation remote power stations in Esperance, Meekatharra, Wiluna, Mt Magnet and Cue
  • Valuation and Dismantling/Demolition Assessment for Newmont Australia Limited of the Bronzewing Mine Site
  • Valuation and Dismantling/Demolition Assessment of Youanmi Mine Site

Customer and Client Base

Ross's Auctioneers and Valuers have a broad experience being the preferred auctioneers and valuers for a number of organisations, including:

  • BHP Billitton Nickel West
  • Harmony Gold Operations Limited
  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore
  • Dampier Salt
  • Rio Tinto Minerals
  • Argyle Diamond Mines
  • Woodside Energy including Foster Wheeler Worley Parsons JV
  • Placer Dome Asia Pacific Limited / Barrick Gold
  • Coates National Hire
  • Kennards Hire
  • Blackwoods Atkins
  • Gold Fields, St Ives Gold Mining Company Pty Ltd
  • Gold Fields, Agnew Gold Mining Company Pty Ltd
  • MPI Mines
  • Ausdrill Limited
  • Leighton Contractors including HWE Mining
  • Roche Mining (JR)
  • Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines
  • Boart Longyear Pty Ltd
  • Chevron Australia Pty Ltd (formerly WAPET)
  • BP Oil Refinery (Kwinana ) Pty Ltd
  • Apache Energy
  • Western Power Corporation
  • Telstra Corporation
  • Water Corporation
  • Wesfarmers Limited
  • Toll Transport
  • Byrnecut Underground Mining Contractors
  • RUC Mining Contractors
  • Macquarie Bank Ltd
  • National Australia Bank
  • Grant Thornton, Chartered Accountants
  • Pannell Kerr Forster, Chartered Accountants
  • Dickson Carrello Chartered Accountants
  • Orix Finance
  • Westpac
  • Commonwealth Bank, including CBFC Finance
  • Cullity timbers
  • Bunnings
  • Hampton Transport
  • WA Police Service
  • Preferred Auctioneers for Federal and State government departments including Federal Police, Ministry of Justice, Premiers Office, Royal Perth Hospital, Australian Taxation Office
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