Dragline 7

Project

Shutdown of Dragline 7

Client

BMACO – Peak Downs Mine

Details

Dragline Seven (DRE007) is situated in the Bowen Basin at the BMACO’s Peak Downs mine in Central Queensland, 30km South of the Moranbah Township. DRE7 is a Bucyris 1370 dragline that was first put into service in 1972. The machine is currently undergoing its major shutdown which occur every fifth year.

Inete is currently providing the control systems expertise which includes upgrading the existing Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) on board the machine as well as upgrading the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).