Open Pit Infrastructure

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Wilshaw can assist you with the technical challenges associated with the mining of near surface ore deposits, throughout all stage of the mine lifecycle.

1982 STAGED PIT DEWATERING

Client
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI AUSTRALIA LTD
Duration
JAN 02 - JUNE 02
Location
SUNRISE DAM GOLD MINE

Due to the expansion of the pit mining operations at the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine a permanent dewatering system was to be installed at RL300 level within the Cleo Pit. As part of the project Wilshaw was commissioned to provide the following:

  • Budget estimated for the RL300 Pump Station.
  • Pumping calculations for the water pressure in the discharge pipe.
  • RL300 Pump Station pipe arrangement.
  • Detailed design of the staging tank and pump set.
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