North Terrace Tram Extension Artists Impression

North Terrace Tram Extension

The South Australian government entered into a design and construct contract with the DYJV (Downer & York Civil) joint venture to extend the existing tram system from the King William Street intersection east along North Terrace to the Botanic Gardens. Project Name: North Terrace Tram Extension Project Value: $75m + Project Purpose: Extension of the existing tram network  …

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Adelaide Desalination Project

Adelaide Desal. Plant – DBOM

The Adelaide Desalination Plant DBOM Project involved the design, build, operation and maintenance of a 100GL PA reverse osmosis desalination plant located at Port Stanvac in South Australia. Project Value: $1.8b (DBOM) with $1.15b being the Design and Construction portion only. Project Purpose:  Design and construction of 100GL PA reverse osmosis seawater desalination facility on Adelaide’s …

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O'hearns Road Diamond Interchange

O’Herns Road Upgrade

The Victorian government through Major Projects Victoria engaged Downer to undertake road improvement works on O’Herns Road between the Hume Freeway and Manor House Drive. Project Value: $75m + Project Purpose: Improved road infrastructure   Project Scope: The Scope included the following:                 Our Role: Provision of Claims Consultant The Claims Consultant was engaged to determine the cause(s) of the …

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Liberty Towers

Liberty Towers is the premier residential building located in the Glenelg coastal precinct. Project Name: Repainting of Liberty Towers Project Value: $1m Project Purpose: Restoration of the external surface Project Scope: Repainting of the building                                      Our Role: Provision of Commercial Manager Initially, this involved the drafting of a suitable contract and commercial support during the execution of the work. However, …

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Playford B Power Station

Playford B Power Station

Flinders Power engaged Alstom Power to refurbish the Playford B coal-fired power station located at Port Augusta in South Australia Project Name: Playford B Power Station Refurbishment Project Value: $125m Project Purpose: To restore and improve the reliability and efficiency of the power station. Project Scope: Inspection and refurbishment of the steam turbines, and all other ancillary plant …

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Pelican Point Power Station in Fog

Pelican Point Power Station

International Power engaged Alstom Power to construct a new 480MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power station at Pelican Point in South Australia. Alstom Power in turn subcontracted the installation of all turbines, piping and ancillary mechanical equipment to AMEC. Owing to difficulties in the relationship Milchem was engaged by AMEC as its Contracts Engineer. Project Name: …

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LAMPSON LTL2600 Crane - One of the world's largest cranes.

Port Pirie Transformation

Nyrstar’s Port Pirie facility is one of the world’s largest primary lead smelting facilities and the third-largest silver producer.  Nyrstar embarked on an extensive project to modernise the plant and introduce world-leading technology into its smelter process. Project Name: Port Pirie Transformation Project Project Value: $500m + Project Purpose: Expansion of brownfields smelter operation to …

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Adelaide Desal. Plant – Bid

In early 2008 the South Australian Water Corporation sought expressions of interest for the design, construction and subsequent operation and maintenance of a new sea water desalination plant.  The AdelaideAqua DBOM consortium (Abigroup, McConnell Dowell, Acciona Agua and United Utilities Australia) was successfully shortlisted to bid on the project. Project Name: Adelaide Desalination Plant – …

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Prominent Hill Copper Mine

Oxiana’s Prominent Hill EPCM Project involved the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management of a 100,000 TPA copper mine in South Australia’s mid-north (130kms east of Coober Pedy).  Fluor was engaged as the EPCM contractor for the processing plant at the mine. Project Name: Prominent Hill Copper Mine Project Value: $1.15b Project Purpose: Development of an open-cut mine, associated …

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Kanmantoo Copper Mine

The development of Hillgrove Resources Kanmantoo Copper Mine involved the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) of an 80,000 TPA copper concentrate mine approximately 70km from Adelaide. The disused open-cut mine required the installation of new infrastructure and processing plant. Project Name: Kanmantoo Copper Mine Project Value: $100m Project Purpose: Development of an open-cut mine, associated infrastructure and …

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