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Appin Coal Clearance Maintenance

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Project: Appin Coal Clearance Maintenance
Location: Wollongong, NSW
Client: South 32
Value: $9 million
Start Date: Dec 2015
Finish Date: Jan 2017
Project Description: The South32 Bulli Seam Operations includes the combined mining operations of Appin and West Cliff mines. The mine is situated approximately 80km south of Sydney near Wollongong, New South Wales.

Mastermyne were responsible for all maintenance activities around the mine’s coal clearance system, including:

  • Inspecting conditions in underground belt roadways
  • Inspecting conveyor belt systems in line with site procedures
  • Cleaning of sumps and delivery of coal clearance supplies
  • Complete maintenance of coal clearance system and magnet bins
  • Complete Conveyor Installations and Relocations
  • Complete Major Component Change out during shutdown periods

Key Statistics

Manhours 138,413
HSEQ Index score (Proactive marker ratio, target 1.0) Always above 1.16
Average personnel numbers 52
Introducing Mastermyne plug seal (2psi stopping & 5psi stopping) Saving of 25%
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