Wetar Island Copper Project

Scope of Work

GR Engineering was engaged by PT BTR to undertake the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) of an upgrade to the SXEW copper plant at the Wetar Copper Project, located on Wetar Island in Maluku province, Republic of Indonesia. The project involved the provision of EPCM services associated with the refurbishment and recommissioning of the 18 ktpa SXEW plant formerly operated at Whim Creek in Western Australia, which when combined with existing processing infrastructure is intended to process 1.65 Mtpa of sulphide ore and produce 25 ktpa of LME A grade copper cathode. GR Engineering undertook this project through its wholly owned Indonesian subsidiary, PT GR Engineering Services Indonesia.


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  • Client PT Batutua Tembaga Raya (a subsidiary of Finders Resources Limited (FND.ASX))
  • Award Date October 2014
  • Completion Date December 2015
  • Location Wetar Island, Indonesia
  • Project Manager Tim Houghton