WHEELARA & OREBODY 18 (OB18) VENT FANS VSD REPLACEMENT

APD was contracted by BHP Iron Ore to perform detailed design and Process Control System (PCS) integration for a Variable Speed Drive (VSD) replacement of two vent fan soft starters at Wheelara and Orebody (OB18). Based on the client’s drawing, specifications and documentation APD prepared detail designs, executed the integration and completed the project.

UPGRADE OF MC254 OVERLAND CONVEYOR EMERGENCY STOP SYSTEM

APD were engaged to perform detailed design and development integrating the conveyor emergency stop system into the plant Process Control System. BHP Billiton Iron Ore had identified the need to replace the existing conveyor emergency stop modules at their Area C mine. APD saw the project through from development and design to construction supervision, testing and commissioning.

YANDI MINE POTABLE WATER SUPPLY

APD were commissioned to perform detailed design and development in integrating two new potable water tanks and associated equipment into the plant Process Control System at BHP Billiton Iron Ore Yandi Mine.
APD undertook the design to BHP requirements; automated processes development, testing and commissioning; construction support; site commissioning and project delivery.

NAMMULDI AGRICULTURAL PROJECT (NAP) – PIVOT CONTROL SYSTEM SIMPLIFICATION

APD were consulted by Rio Tinto’s Nammuldi Agricultural Project when facing challenges with their Pivot Control System. After an assessment of the existing infrastructure APD developed a design that not only improved the system but simplified it, making it practical and cost effective. APD also conducted the testing, construction and commissioning of the project.