APD’s Power System Studies team provided First Quantum Minerals (FQM) with end-to-end services from detailed site survey (data collection), through to computer modelling and system analyses.
APD is delighted to announce the appointment of John Azaris to our Melbourne office as Engineering Manager. John is a Masters and Bachelor Degree qualified Manager and Engineer with more than 30 years of experience within the Victorian utilities sector.
APD appoints Indhran Pillay, coming on as Manager, Lines & Principal Engineer in South Australia. Indhran is an Electrical Engineer with more than 19 years post graduate design and project management experience, in overhead power lines with voltages up to 765kV and structures up to 145m high.
APD was engaged by nbn Co. to perform an independent technical review and certification of the nbn power supply installation design drawings in accordance with relevant Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines for acceptance by Western Power. The design drawing precedes the typical power supply installation arrangement for nbn Fibre to the Node/Compact Sealed DSLAM roll-out in Western Australia.
APD is delighted to announce the appointment of Rodney Reuben as Technical Principal – Power Systems, leading our transmission planning and system studies teams on the East Coast. Rodney is a Chartered Professional Engineer with more than 20 years’ experience in the power industry both in Australia and abroad.
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
APD were engaged by Rio Tinto requiring 3 sections of overhead power lines to be undergrounded to allow for new haul roads to be constructed. After field data collection, we completed the power line modelling to AS7000 and Rio Tinto’s specifications for new and existing poles and towers. APD also provided detailed designs for structures, foundations, line profiles, earthing and more.