As part of relocating Western Power’s electrical network control centre, APD Engineering were engaged to do design and drafting for upgrades to the telecommunication infrastructure at several of their substations.
Secondary scope to facilitate reconfiguration of 66kV transmission lines connecting to the Alinta Power Station on the BHP network.
APD has been engaged to provide full electrical engineering, project management and as built detailing for the Canterbury Rd Braeside industrial Estate.
APD were engaged by Sydney Trains Construction Contractor, an Accredited Engineering Organisation (AEO) with earthing expertise, to provide assurance services for the earthing installation of the new Railway Operation Centre (ROC). ROC will form a critical part of the Sydney trains infrastructure, as the main hub for system controls, incident response and customer service.
APD were engaged to provide Lighting Design within the Rosewood subdivision. Ipswich City Council specified all street lighting to be LED type & fully controllable, and for the lights to be owned & maintained by them. The Council employed the Energex Rate 3 tariff which uses the AS3000 rules & Energex specifications.
Southern Cross Electrical Engineering (SCEE) engaged APD to do power line modelling and design for the 66kv reconfiguration outside of Yarnima Substation to the Newman township. We completed a field inspection determining the reconfiguration required additional poles and modification of loads to existing poles and towers be reassessed. APD then provided cost effective design solutions for the new power poles and modifications to the existing power poles and towers.
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.
Tom Price Transmission Tower: APD were engaged by Rio Tinto & Powerlines Plus to conduct detailed designs for the replacement of a damaged tower in WA
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.