BHP requested the Diversion of the OHP2 and Herbert’s creek along a new channel to facilitate the larger 5-year mine expansion plan for the Yandi Pit mine.
Austral was responsible for the relocation of electrical infrastructure (33kV power lines) and communications infrastructure (underground fibreoptic cable) as part of the works involved in this ambitious project.
Bulk and detailed earthworks for the Australia’s first landbridge, diverting creek through old mining pit
Screening of 200,000m3 material for
Installation of 50,000m2 of Geofabric and Geosythetic Clay liner
Placement of scour material for low and high flow channel
Cut and fill to create diversion channels and drainage protection rip rap