Dragline 23

Project

Shutdown of Dragline 23 & Installation of UDD

Client

BMACO – Peak Downs Mine

Details

Dragline Twenty-Three (DRE23) is situated in the Bowen Basin at the BMACO’s Peak Downs mine in Central Queensland, 30km South of the Moranbah Township. DRE23 is a Bucyris 1370 that was converted to the Universal Dig and Dump(UDD) system in 2002. In June-July 2007 Inete was involved in the machines five year major shutdown.

Inete provided the control systems expertise which included upgrading the existing Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) on board the machine as well as upgrading the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA). Inete was also involved in the Boom Raise/Lower Procedure as well as providing several other key services to the job.