Whaleback M103 Drive Upgrade
Improve operations of the M103 Conveyor
Client & Department BHP Projects
Location Mt Whaleback Mine Site
Project No. & Name M103 Drive Upgrade
Project Duration 7 Days
As a continuous improvement project BHP contracted the replacement of the M103 conveyor, drive motor and rotor resistor cubicle to increase the processing of Iron Ore.
The Electrical upgrade for this project.
De-commission of existing Motor and Drive Assembly
Installation of new 6KV Motor and Drive for M103 Conveyor
Installation of a new rotor resistor cubicle
Modifications to HV CT’s inside the substation Feeder
Installation of Feeder Modules
Installation of Fibre Optic cable and complete termination
Recalibration of the belt weight meter
Design and Installation of over 300 metres of Cabling Systems
Electrical Commissioning of the Project
Completing a Project inside of a limited Shut Down period
Performing majority of the installation working at Heights
Working closely with multi-disciplined trades
Amalgamation of the new equipment with the existing
Fault finding on existing equipment
The Weststate Advantages
Due to a sound knowledge of BHP specifications and expectations Weststate have a very clear understanding of the importance in completing the project in a safe and timely manner exceeding the client expectations.
Extensive knowledge of the BHP systems and procedures
A well developed culture among workers who have extensive experience in the mining industry
Provide added valued solutions
LTI Free Project
Client feed back was commended by management
Due to the success of the project Weststate was engaged in repeat business at BHP.