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 processing plant.

Project Scope: EPCM of mineral processing plant including all groundworks, and services

Our Role: Provision of Commercial Manager

The role involved various commercial duties including;

  • Finalisation of a contract for the supply of water to the site by the Mount Barker Council
  • Finalisation of a contract for the supply of HV power to the site by Electranet
  • Negotiations with Flinders Ports for storage and loading of concentrate
  • Management of the SAG mill contract including importation and tariff management
  • Finalisation of a Target Cost Estimate Contract with the D&C Contractor (Abesque Engineering)
  • Contract administration for Abesque’s  early design contract works
  • Drafting of the Drilling services contract
  • Preparation of a suite of purchase order and contracting documents for Hillgrove Resources
  • Preparation of reports for the Hillgrove board
  • Attendance of meetings with Hillgrove board members
  • Specialist consultants