Cadia Valley – 1997

Cadia Valley – 1997

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Cadia Valley – 1997

Location
Orange, NSW
Client
Newcrest Mining Limited
Commodity
Gold

SCOPE

  • A 13 year relationship with a number of major contracts, underground fixed plant maintenance and construction; and
  • Provision of a workforce in excess of 150 people for the development of Cadia East underground and construction activities for the surface works associated with Cadia East implementation.

CONTRACT TYPE 

  • Schedule of rates, wet and dry hire, cost recoverable and lump sum.

PROJECT STATISTICS

  • Employees: From 10 up to 466

CURRENT PROJECT TERM

  • Labour hire – 24 months;
  • Underground Services – 24 months;
  • Cadia East Construction – 24 months;
  • Bulk Earthworks – 24 months;
  • Development – six months; and
  • Rock breaking – three months.

KEY PROJECT OUTCOMES

  • Largest contractor on site;
  • Over eight years LTI free; and
  • Offering a wide range of services from administration through to surface infrastructure.

KEY MILESTONES

  • On site since July 1997; 
  • 3121 Days – over 1 000 000 hours LTI free; and
  • Over 450 employees on site in Nov 2011.

KEY PLANT & EQUIPMENT

  • 1 x Jumbos – Tamrock Axera 7-260;
  • 1 x Loader – Toro 0011;
  • 4 x Trucks – Volvo A40D;
  • 2 x Ejector Trucks – Cat AE40;
  • 1 x Excavator – 33t;
  • 1 x Shotcreter – Jacon Maxijet;
  • 5 x Integrated tool carriers – L120, L90;
  • 1 x Grader – Cat 140H; and
  • 1 x Dozer – Cat D10.