Bronzewing Backfill Project

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Construction of mine backfill plant for gold mine

The Bronzewing Backfill Project involved the construction of a cyanide destruction, thickening, mine backfill plant, two stage crushing plant and underground conveying and distribution system for the 2 Mt/y Bronzewing gold mine located in Western Australia.

Ausenco’s scope included preparation and supervision of a metallurgical testwork program; development of final process flow sheets and P&ID’s; detailed engineering and preparation of all specifications for the various facilities; procurement, inspection and expediting for all process equipment; preparation and administration of all fabrication and site construction contracts; site construction management; commissioning of the project; and project management and associated cost control, reporting and scheduling.

Highlights

  • Project completed on schedule and within budget
  • Incorporation of INCO cyanide destruction facility
  • Project completed with minimum disruption to process operations within existing plant
  • Minimal commissioning period.

Project details

Offering
Flotation
Commodity
Gold
Location
Western Australia
Business line
Minerals & Metals
Client
Great Central Mines Ltd
Timeframe
1998
Solution phase
Create (EPCM)
Project value
US$23m

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