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K2 SHAFT VENT FANS

Client
PT NUSA HALMAHERA MINERALS (PT NHM) (NEWCREST MINING LIMITED JOINT VENTURE)
Duration
JAN 2010 - MARCH 2010
Location
GOSOWONG GOLD MINE, INDONESIA

The project consisted of PT NHM installing a new ventilation system as part of the extension to the K2 Shaft. It was proposed that the existing K1 Shaft fan installation was to be relocated to the K2 Shaft. This installation consisted of two fans, each driven by new 400kW Teco 690V motors, associated power, control and monitoring equipment. Wilshaw was responsible for the engineering design to permit the re-use of the existing K1 Vent Fan at the K2 location. The scope of work for Wilshaw included following:

  • Detailed engineering design and drafting of the Fresh Air Rise plenum.
  • Detailed engineering design and drafting of the Return Air Rise duct work.
  • Civil design for the Vent Fan footings.
  • Work methodology and procedure.
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