Bechtel Australia Pty Ltd


November 2012 – March 2014


$55 million




The works comprised of above ground and underground piping services over a 180km2 site.

The scope of work included:

  • pipework – installation of over 90 kilometres of high density polyethylene pipework ranging in size from DN25 to DN630, as well as large bore galvanised carbon and stainless steel at the truck stations and water storage tanks
  • structures – concrete works including 21 dam pump skids, foundations and columns for structural steel at three truck fill stations, as well as load panel and distribution board platforms
  • electrical – site wide power distribution including pit, conduit and platform installation cabling, cable ladders, area lighting and CCTV system
  • communications – installation of fibre optical communication, including in pit wireless systems and instrumentation
  • civil – foundation earthworks for the pump skids, truck fill stations, explosives magazine, communications tower and trenching, and underboring road crossings at Peak Downs Highway.


The project was successfully managed across multiple work fronts including civil, structural, mechanical, piping, and electrical disciplines. BMD expediated these works by investigating design changes and working collaboratively, achieving a desirable outcome for the client within an extremely condensed timeframe.