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Yandi Creek Constrained - BHP Billiton Iron Ore - Western Australia - Mining
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D&C Yandi Creek Constrained Ore

The major earthworks components include 782,000m3 of bund fill material, 90,000m3 of rock armour, 367,000m3 of rock fill and 160,000m3 alluvium cover material.

PROJECT DETAILS

Major works include the design and construction of flood protection bunds, relocation of 2.4km of overhead 33kV powerline and 1.7km of below ground 33kV powerline including testing, commissioning and updating of BHPBIO electrical systems protection settings. The major earthworks components include 782,000m3 of bund fill material, 90,000m3 of rock armour, 367,000m3 of rock fill and 160,000m3 alluvium cover material.

The flood protection bunds are designed to protect a section of 5km of operational mining boundary along the diverted 10M mega litre creek alignment which is being completed by BHPBIO. This will safe guard mining of ore below the existing creek and protect mining operations during the operational phase and future mine closure.

During the design process BGC, together with design partner Golder, were able to offer cost savings to BHPBIO through value engineering which led to the removal of the requirement to process all the material for the bund construction. The team further explored potential savings such as reducing the depth and width of the toe trench excavation, which may result in a reduction of the quantity of material to be removed and subsequently replaced with costly processed quarry rock.

OWNER'S REPRESENTATIVES

Name    Position    Company        Contact Number        Contact Email   
Eddie Moala     Project Manager      BHPBIO 0419 197 428 Eddie.Moala@bhpbilliton.com


BGC CONTRACTING REPRESENTATIVES

Name    Position    Contact Number       Contact Email   
Jonathan Christie    Project Manager     0427 407 491 jchristie@bgc.cc

Client: BHP Billiton Iron Ore

Duration:
Phase 1 : May 2018 – December 2018 | Phase 2: May 2019 – November 2019
Status:
Current
Location:
Western Australia
Value:
$32 Million
Capabilities: