CARRAPATEENA PLANT SITE BULK EARTHWORKS

CLIENT
Ausenco-Downer
Joint Venture

PROJECT
Carrapateena Plant Site
Bulk Earthworks

LOCATION
160 kilometres north of
Port Augusta, South Australia

STATUS
Complete

 

 

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

NRW was awarded the bulk earthworks contract for the Minerals Processing Plant (MPP) and Non-Process Infrastructure (NPI) areas at Carrapateena.

 The OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena mine site is located 160 kilometres north of Port Augusta, South Australia.

CONTRACT SUMMARY
The scope of works included:

  • Clearing, grubbing and topsoil removal
  • Bulk earthworks for MPP and NPI areas
  • Construction of five site storage ponds
  • Development of site access roads including pavement
  • Stormwater drainage including culvert installation, open lined channels and structures
  • Hardstands development
  • Tailings pipeline corridor (six kilometres)
  • Bulk excavation for concrete footings
  • Miscellaneous site preparation works