Tanami Expansion Project, Northern Territory
WAY Electrical were engaged by Newmont to execute the Electrical and Instrumentation scope on their Tanami Expansion Project which is in one of Australia’s most remote locations in the Tanami Desert Northern Territory.
The scope of work included electrical and instrumentation installation on numerous new facilities located amongst the existing plant including Switchrooms, a Secondary Mill and Pre-Leach Thickener, a Flocculant Plant, an additional Electrowinning Cell and Rectifier and Raw and Process Water pumps. It also included a Deslime plant which fed into the greenfields Tailings Filter Plant. To service the Tailings Filter Plant the overhead line was converted from 33kV to 3.3kV which included changeout of 2 pole top transformers and installation of a New Recloser. The overhead line scope also included the installation overhead fibre optic cabling.