APD was engaged by TransGrid to provide the automation configuration, testing & commissioning support works for the greenfield Berrybank wind farm connection substation (BBW) and switching station (BBS). Berrybank 1 wind farm is located in south-western Victoria, approximately 130km west of Melbourne. It is based on 43 Vestas V136-4.2MW wind turbines, with a total installed…
APD Engineering was engaged to perform site commissioning of the process control systems for the new plant, enabling the automatic operation of the new plant equipment and ensuring plant ramp-up for operations.
Secondary scope to facilitate reconfiguration of 66kV transmission lines connecting to the Alinta Power Station on the BHP network.
APD Engineering were engaged by BHP to deliver a Class 4 Desktop-level Cost Estimate (Turnkey delivery model) for two identified sites. Once an option was agreed APD produced a detailed design package for installation of the capacitor bank. The detailed design package included primary, civil and secondary design.
Transgrid engaged APD Engineering to perform Testing & Commissioning (Primary, Secondary & SCADA) and Engineering support on the new Wallerawang 132kV / 66kV Substation, NSW. The Transmission Circuits that have been relocated and modified are assets of TransGrid, Essential Energy, Endeavour Energy and RailCorp.
As part of the re-start of the operations at Thunderbox mine, APD was engaged to undertake powerline modification and upgrade works for Saracen Minerals Holdings. This included undergrounding of existing 11kv overhead assets, installation of a new 315kV transformer, earthing, soil testing and maintenance / repairs on other existing infrastructure.
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.
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.
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.
APD was contracted by the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority for the replacement of failing relays and an upgrade of functionality to their existing system, improving the networks reliability and quality of power. APD’s scope of work was to review existing hardware and settings, perform bench testing of relays, commission new relays, update settings and provide training to SIEA staff.