In Darwin, the wet season lasts approximately six months. The quarries and certain roads will be flooded. The wet season governs the work schedule. When the rains stop, trucks will rotate permanently with single, double, triple and even quadruple trailer trains
Keith Joy, Operations Manager of Tomazos’ transport and mining activities explains: “When the rain stops, you try to make one year’s work in six months! You can do nothing for the other six months of the wet season.” That’s why reliability is vital.