Northparkes – 2014

Northparkes – 2014

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Northparkes – 2014

Location
North Parkes, NSW
Client
Rio Tinto
Commodity
Copper and Gold

SCOPE

  • Provision of skilled labour and plant to develop the E48 Block Caving area and extending the Lift 2 Block caving level;
  • This scope of work included significant ground support, cablebolting and longhole drilling as well as development of all the draw bells and extraction draw points; and
  • Additional work included installation of steel sets in the E48 draw points.

CONTRACT TYPE

  • Partnering/alliance style contract with NPM providing the management team, shift supervisors provided by both PYBAR and NPM and PYBAR providing the coordinators, trainers, operators, maintainers and plant.; and 
  • Margin was KPI based on leading safety indicators and availability of plant and personnel.

PROJECT STATISTICS

  • Project Term: 39 months; and
  • Employees: 200. 

KEY PROJECT OUTCOME

  • Delivered the project scope on time & on budget; and
  • Met or exceeded the clients KPI’s, outcomes and expectations.

KEY MILESTONES

  • Project Commencement: October 2005.

KEY PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

  • 5 x Jumbos – Tamrock Axera 7-260;
  • 3 x Production Drill – Tamrock Solo 7-7V;
  • 1 x Robolter – Tamrock;
  • 1 x Cabolter – Tamrock Cabolt7-5;
  • 4 x Loaders – 2 x Toro 0010, 2 x Toro 1400;
  • 1 x Truck – Toro 50t;
  • 8 x Loaders – 3 x Volvo L120D, 5 x Volvo L90;
  • 1 x Excavator – Takeuchi TB070;
  • 1 x Grader – Cat 12H;
  • 1 x Charge Up Unit – Normet 1610B;
  • 2 x Shotcrete Rigs – Jacon Maxijet; and
  • 2 x Transmixer Agitator Trucks – Jacon.