UON was engaged by BHP to supply, install and commission major dewatering infrastructure and transfer system for the new mining area.
Pieces of equipment
Hours worked LTI-free
This extensive dewatering project has contributed greatly to the lower carbon footprint and commercial viability of this mine as a whole. The efficiency of the solution saved a considerable amount of fuel and allowed the accessing of the ore body in a timely manner.
- 6 dewatering bores and downhole infrastructure
- 31km coextruded HDPE pipe including 25Km of DN710
- 10ML turkey nest dam including HDPE liner, associated pipe work and fencing
- Transfer pump station
- Standpipe pump station
- Flow monitoring station
- Switch room and control room