Telfer Dump Leach LP237 Project

Client

Newcrest Mining Limited. (ASX:NCM)

Award Date

April 2012

Completion Date

December 2012

Project Type

Brownfields EPC

Project Manager

Phil Pattinson

Location

450 KM East of Port Headland on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert.

Scope of Work

GR Engineering was awarded a design and construct contract by Newcrest Mining Limited for the refurbishment and relocation of the existing Dump Leach CIC Plant and new facilities associated at the Telfer Mine Site.

The new pumping facilities designed for the barren & pregnant dams were located around the refurbished recycle dam pump station and the refurbished lines feeding to the existing leach pads. The existing carbon in column plant (CIC) located at leach pad 1 which had not been in use since the early 2000’s and located some 2 Km from the new plant facilities was dismantled, refurbished and relocated to form the main process portion of the facilities.  New air, water and reagents facilities where designed and located at the new site.  The reagents consisted of cyanide and antiscalent compounds as part of the process.  

Design drawings for all new works were completed by GR Engineering.The installation of all structural, mechanical, piping & electrical was completed and managed on site by GR Engineering personnel.  Bulk earthworks were designed by GR Engineering and carried out by Newcrest and the civil installation component of the works was managed by GR Engineering.