Carrapateena Underground mine

Fabrication was completed for a number of sections for the Carrapateena Underground Mine. We fabricated and supplied the structural steelwork for the following:

  • 133.7T for the head end of a conveyor including; handrails, grating & treads.
  • The tail end of the same conveyor
  • Supports for the same conveyor including; handrails, grating & treads.
  • Crushing Station Crane Access Platform
  • Crushing Station Mantle Storage Frame
  • Crushing Station Tipples
  • The head end of another conveyor
  • Crushing workshop floor & mantle maintenance.
  • Crushing Station Lower Stairwell
  • Crushing Station Under Pocket Access Door
  • Crushing Station 5T maintenace crane
  • Collection Conveyor Supports
  • Picking Conveyor
  • Tramp Magnet Support
  • Picking Station
  • Bunker Conveyor
  • Crushing Station Stairwell Airlock
  • Crushing Station Rockbreaker Enclosure

Our scope for this project included; Mechanical Design, Detailing, Material Supply, Fabrication, NDT, Hydrotesting, Blast & Paint, Cladding & Insulation and Delivery.

Material used for fabrication consisted of the following:

  • Hot Rolled Sections to AS3679.1:300
  • Hollow Sections to AS1163 (C250 & C350)
  • Welded Beams to AS3679.2:300
  • Plates/Cleats to AS3678-250
  • Packers to A240 (304 & 316)
  • Bisalloy 500 or equivalent for the liners
  • Pins to grade 4140T & 20Mn V6
  • Rail to DIN 536
  • Rubber to Duro 40 or similar

Some of the project details are as follows:

Year: 2019
Project Number: 19070

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