Mt Pleasant Tailings Dam and Site Wide Earthworks

Client: MACH Energy AustraliaDuration: 8 monthsLocation: Muswellbrook, NSW

  • Construction of a new Mine Water Dam and various earthworks, drainage and roadworks projects across the site. To date, Ditchfield has undertaken 1.6 million cubic metres of earthworks at the Mount Pleasant site
  • Project completed ahead of time and below budget cost; 
  • 7 day week, 3 panel, 2:1 rotating roster until critical dates were met, followed by a single panel 10:4 roster 
  • 197,000 manhours LTI free
  • Key tasks and quantities included:
    • 52,000m3 of topsoil stripping;
    • 33,000m3 key trench excavation, up to 9m in depth;
    • 44,000m3 foundation drain;
    • 700,000m3 embankment;
    • 400m long, 80,000m3 spillway excavation and rock lining;
    • 3,600m of clean water diversion drains;
    • Crest road and seepage collection manhole

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