Horse North Pit Development

Client
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance

Location
Moranbah, Queensland

Scope of Services

Engeny has recently seen the completion the Horse North Pit Development at Caval Ridge Mine. The $60M project involved the northern expansion of the mine and development of a new pit. Engeny was involved from concept through to construction providing engineering and construction support services for the entire project and further demonstrates our capability to deliver large multi-disciplinary projects. This included civil, structural, electrical and mechanical engineering services for the following project elements:

  • 3 km of new haul road for ultra-class trucks. Significant capital cost reductions were able to be achieved through construction by utilising pre-strip material for road construction.
  • 5 km of new light/medium vehicle road.
  • 3 new dams included automated dewatering system.
  • New pit dewatering system.
  • 11 kV overhead power reticulation.
  • 66 kV stubline and transportable sub-station for dragline and shovel operations.
  • Remote facilities area including heavy vehicle parking, workshop, offices and crib rooms.
  • Low voltage power for remote facilities and lighting.
  • Truck fill point with connection to a raw water pipeline with remote operation and monitoring.