Project Title: BHPBIO – RGP5 Yandi

Yandi Mine Site

Thiess were awarded a construction package at the Yandi Mine site. RGP5 is part of BHP Billiton’s phased expansion to increase capacity to 205 million tonnes per annum.

Client:

Thiess and Thiess-Kentz
Duration/Year:

January 2010 to Nov 2010
Project Value:

$2.5 million
Scope:

  • Underboring for communications and power conduits
Technical Highlights:

  • Drilling in very hard ground conditions
  • Utilising air hammers to drill through the hard rock