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Client:

Newcrest Mining Ltd

Value:

$6 million

Location:

Orange, New South Wales

Contract Period:

November 2010 – June 2011

Cadia Pumping Stations for Newcrest

York Civil was responsible for the construction of the water supply pump stations and tankage at the Cadia East mine in central New South Wales.

This included works at the Belubula River Pump Stations 1 and 2, Happy Mountain Pump Station, Upper Rodds Creek Dam Pontoon Mounted Pump Station, and the Backbone Transfer Tank, Pumps and Break Pressure Tanks with tie-ins to the existing Ridgeway raw water pumps.

The scope of works included civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, piping, instrumentation and controls.

The majority of the pumping stations constructed were located over water, including large lakes.