Wodgina Stage 1 Upgrade Project

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Role Project Management and Infrastructure EPCM Services
Client Sons of Gwalia Limited
Location Wodgina Operations, Western Australia
Product Tantalum
Project Value $ 12.0 million AUD
Scope of Works

The project scope of works was to maintain the capacity of the Wodgina Plant at its current throughput level whilst increasing overall final product recoveries.
The project involved the construction of new facilities and modifications of the existing  facilities to increase recoveries by:

  • expanding the coarse recovery circuit with the addition of a very coarse spiral circuit and recommissioning of the existing IPJ jigs.
  • expanding the table circuit with the addition of a new tables building dedicated to processing coarse concentrates.
  • re-commissioning the Falcon/ MGS circuit for recovery of fines tail products.

The project also included:

  • Workshop Relocation - relocation of the existing workshop, maintenance and electrical offices in preparation for the construction of the tables building.
  • Power Station Upgrade - expand the capacity of the existing enGen gas fired power station to accommodate the increased load associated with the Project.
Equipment Refurbishment Contract - Minor equipment refurbishment associated with the Falcons, MGS and stack sizers.
Project Achievements The project was completed within the $ 12.0 m budget and within the tight 38 week project schedule.