Daunia Coal Handling Plant (CHPP)


BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)


Daunia Mine, Queensland


November 2012 – November 2013


Structural, Mechanical, Piping and Electrical Instrumentation (SMP&EI) Installation

G&S Engineering, A DRA Global Company, was engaged to undertake the Structural, Mechanical, Piping and Electrical Instrumentation (SMP&EI) installation of the Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP) including:

  • ROM bin including feeder breaker
  • Raw coal sizing station including secondary sizer, roller screen and tertiary sizer
  • Two product processing system; spirals and microcel flotation
  • Rejects disposal system including coarse rejects bin and separate rejects belt press filter building
  • Two thickeners – welded type
  • Two radial stackers
  • Coal valves product reclaim via four coal valves
  • High voltage installation
  • Electrical and instrumentation installation


G&S supplied all construction equipment, cranage, supervision and labour required for the project including commissioning support labour spanning pre-commissioning through to wet commissioning and handover. The plant was delivered on time, without any injuries, and with a peak workforce of over 170 people.