Delivery of two plants on separate sites

Project
Pooncarie Mineral Sands Project
Timeframe
2006
Industry Sector
Minerals & Metals
Location
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Client
Bemax Resources Limited
Commodity
Mineral Sands
Service Area
Project Delivery; Process Plants
Solutions
Conceptual & Feasibility Studies; Copper & Mineral Processing Plants; Commissioning; Contract Operations; EPC/EPCM Contracting; Construction Management; Lump Sum Turn Key; Program Management

Bemax Resources Limited awarded Ausenco the lump sum contract for the design and construction of a 575,000 t/y heavy mineral concentrate treatment facility at the Ginkgo Mine Site and the design and construction of the mineral separation plant located at Broken Hill.

These two plants are located at different project sites and were executed simultaneously.

Ausenco’s scope included:

  • all engineering for process plant and infrastructure
  • procurement and construction management services for the processing plant and associated infrastructure
  • permitting
  • global procurement and logistics
  • construction management and commissioning for the facility
  • HMC plant completed two months prior to ore being available
  • first major project for many years in the Broken Hill region (western NSW, Australia)