A local specialist resources provider has begun ramping up to deliver power generation equipment for a massive iron ore project in the Pilbara.
Babylon Pump & Power Limited secured a new supply of power generation contract with Atlantic (Aust) Pty Ltd (ADENCO) as part of BHP’s $2b South Flank project, located 130km north-west of Newman.
Under the contract, Babylon will supply, install and maintain power generation equipment for BHP ’s Mining Area C (MAC) Surplus Water Pipeline Project in Western Australia.
The 132/33kV HV Transmission and Distribution package includes two separable portions as detailed below, which may be contracted as a single contract comprising both separable portions or two separate contracts for each separable portion:
Separable Portion 1 – Electrical 132kV Transmission:
• Site construction of the new 132kV AIS switchyard (4 bays), breaker and a half configuration and relay room
• Site installation of Dynamic Reactive Support System
• Site construction of the 132kV/33kV Switchyard at MAC utilising BHP (‘Company’) supplied 132kV and 33kV GIS switchrooms and relay room
• Design and Construction of 132kV overhead transmission line (approx. 14 km)
• Termination of pre-installed 132kV underground cable
Separable Portion 2 – Electrical 33kV Distribution:
• Transport and site installation of Company supplied 9 x switchrooms onto existing concrete footings
• Site installation of Company Supplied Ring Main Units, Transformers and Neutral Earthing Resistors at each substation
• Site installation of approx. 10 x Company supplied Kiosk substations and outdoor MCCs
• Design and Construction of 33kV overhead transmission line (approx. 21 km)
• Termination of all pre-installed 33kV cables
The Company will free issue the following equipment (all Perth supply):
• 132kV and 33kV switchrooms and relay rooms, factory tested, ex-manufacturer’s premises
• 132kV Air Insulated Switchgear
• Transformer kiosks and outdoor MCCs
• HV Cable
• Dynamic Reactive Support System