Project Scope

MCA was engaged by Oz Minerals Carrapateena Mine (BHP) for a fiberglass pipeline to be installed for the pumping of mine water from underground to the surface. This contract had MCA supplying the Labour and equipment.​

These works included the construction of:​

  • Design, engineering, and supply of light truck platform to install 9m fiberglass pipe lengths.
  • Borehole perma glass pipeline installation.
  • Supply and install wall mount and thrust supports, pipe saddles.
  • Concrete collar for all borehole installations – reinforcing steel, formwork etc, grouting
  • Grouting of borehole casing ​
  • Installation of 3.2km of 9m length fiberglass pipe within close vicinity to a working conveyor​
  • Installation of fiberglass and HDPE pipe in 2 x pump stations​
  • Commission pipeline in multiple locations to work in with mine production
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Year: 2022 – 2023

Client, Project, Location:
BHP, Conveyor Decline Rising Main Pipeline Installation, Carrapateena SA

Contact Type: Fixed

Role: Subcontract

Contract Value: $2.8 million

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