Moolarben Open Cut 3 Civil Works

Client: YancoalDuration: 8 monthsLocation: Moolarben, NSW

  • Ditchfield proposed and delivered a revised culvert installation design that shaved four weeks from the program and delivered the client early access to OC3 for no additional cost;
  • Zero reportable incidents
  • 73,000 manhours with zero LTI
  • Construction of civil works associated with the new Open Cut 3 pit at Moolarben Coal. 
  • Key scope items included: 
    • 125m long, 5-cell, 3m diameter CSP culvert across Moolarben Creek;
    • 3,500m3 of flowable fill culvert surround
    • Two clay lined 100+ML mine water dams;
    • 2,000m of rock-lined dirty water drains
    • 350,000m3 of cut to fill earthworks;
    • 2,000m of new haul road construction;
    • 200,000m3 of topsoil stripping

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