Yandi Power Upgrade Stage 2

Stage 2 involved a complete building refurbishment of the Kitchen and dry mess buildings. 
Client & Department Sodexo
Location Rio Tinto Yandicoogina (Yandi) 3003 Village
Project No. & Name Yandi Power Upgrade Project Stage 2
Value 3.5 million
Date July 2022
Project Duration
10 Months

Design of electrical power system reticulation of stage 2 occurred concurrently whilst working on new installation.

Project key deliverables included:

  • Reticulation of in ground electrical services, conduits, cable pits

  • Installation of new sub mains to Kitchen Main Distribution Board

  • Design, fabrication, delivery, and installation of form 4, KMDB and DB7 Distribution Boards

  • Design, fabrication, delivery, and installation of a raised structural steel access platform for the Kitchen Main distribution Board

  • Supply and installation of 6 downstream lighting and small power distribution boards

  • Rewire of power, lighting, communications cabling installation throughout buildings

  • Design and installation of kitchen emergency stop system

  • Installation of kitchen power equipment, isolators, and socket outlets to suit appliance layout

  • Vendor engagement and scope delivery of a sub-contractor quilt that comprised of Heating Ventilation, Air conditioning, Plumbing, cool rooms,

  • Fire system including commissioning and all Electrical Civil works

  • Supply and installation of CCTV and security system
    Installation of Retail Café and Cool Room

  • Rework of electrical power and lighting layout design on the run while in deconstruction phase
  • Multidisciplinary Sub contractor engagement and scope delivery
  • Final design of electrical power system reticulation of stage 2 while concurrently working on new installation.
  • Delivery of stage 2 works while stage 1 upstream design was still in conceptional stage of design development, design of stage 1 and 3 in parallel with stage 2 construction
  • Design and construct project structure
  • Market skilled labour shortage
  • COVID impacted resource manning levels and availability
  • Successful completion and handover of stage 2, on time, on budget. Ability to coordinate and manage all scope deliverables as well as those of our business partners under our contractor quilt.
  • Onsite incident and injury free operations