OLYMPIC DAM BULK EARTHWORKS (TSF6)

Project Information

Client: BHP
Start: January 2020
Completed: May 2021
Contract Value: $84,000,000
Location: Olympic Dam, SA

Description

Construction of new Tailings Storage Facility (TSF6) including;

  • Over 200Ha of clearing and grubbing
  • 500,000m3 of topsoils stripping
  • 1.5M m3 of sand fill embankment construction
  • 7km of subsoil drainage and seepage collection system and installation of 9 sumps
  • Construction of 7km of access road and pipe trace
  • Installation of embankment monitoring instrumentation
  • Installation of reinforced box culverts
  • Construction of Causeway and HDPE lined decant structure
  • Reshaping and clay lining existing borrow pit
  • Supply and installation of HDPE Ring Main pipe
  • Supply, Installation and commissioning of Decant pumps and miscellaneous mechanical items.