Aquilla Project - Overland Conveyor and Pit G Civil Works

  • Location - Middlemount, Central QLD
  • Value - $26.5
  • Start date - Sep 2020
  • Completion date - Aug 2021
  • Client - Anglo American

Scope of works

Aquila is an underground hard coking coal mine near Middlemount, which will extend the life of Anglo American’s existing Capcoal underground operations by six years to 2028 and continue to optimise the Capcoal complex.

SEE Civil's scope of works included raising the Pit G area of the project by 3m for flood immunity and involved upgrading the current road into the Pit, installing drainage culverts, piling works, structures for the conveyor foundations, precast retaining walls, bulk earthworks and pavements.

The Overland Conveyor area involved bulk earthworks, pavements, piling, structures footings, and finishing works for the incoming contractor to install the conveyor mech and elec.

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