Wetar Copper Expansion Project


PT Batutua Tembaga Raya (a subsidiary of Finders Resources Limited (FND.ASX))

Award Date

October 2014

Forecast Completion Date

December 2015


Wetar Island, Indonesia

Project Manager

Tim Houghton

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 18Ktpa SXEW plant formerly operated at Whim Creek in Western Australia, which when combined with existing processing infrastructure is intended to process 1.65Mtpa of sulphide ore and produce 25Ktpa of LME A grade copper cathode. GR Engineering undertook this project through its wholly owned Indonesian subsidiary, PT GR Engineering Services Indonesia. 

Associated News

Wetar Copper Project Expansion EPCM Contract.  Posted 10-Nov-14.