Materials Handling

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Clients have long drawn on GHD for our specific and wide ranging engineering services for materials handling projects.

By working with us, you can expect to benefit from capability that is built on strong theoretical understanding and delivered with with practical, real-world experience.

GHD’s services include planning, design and implementation of materials handling systems, structural inspection and analysis, bankable feasibility studies, cost estimates, engineering and project management for new projects and existing plant upgrades, trouble-shooting and custom design of purpose-built machinery.

In other words, we can handle your materials handling.

Services

  • Conveyor design
  • Design of automatic equipment
  • Chute and bin design
  • Reclaim tunnels
  • Crushing and screening stations
  • Storage bins and stockpiles
  • Mechanical guarding and safety audits
  • Mobile stockyard machinery services and utilities
  • Mining loading machine integrity inspection
  • Mining loading machine analysis and remedial design
  • Project management
  • Option studies
  • EPCM

For further information, contact:

Malcolm Peattie
Service Line Leader, Materials Handling – Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East
T: +61 2 4979 9084
E: Mal Peattie

Brad Broussard
Service Line Leader, Materials Handling - North America
T: +1 225 292 9007
E: Brad Broussard

Antiene Coal Unloader

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GHD completed the structural design for the Antiene Coal Unloader, built off the Main Northern Rail Line at Antiene in the Upper Hunter.

The Antiene Coal Unloader assists in securing New South Wales’ power supply by allowing coal to be transported from further afield and contributing to the continued viability of the Bayswater and Liddell power stations.

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Crinum East Underground Coal Mine, Queensland

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The Crinum East Underground Coal Mine is located approximately 50km north-east of Emerald, with production planned at 5.5Mtpa for a mine life of 5 years.

GHD was commissioned to carry out detailed design for civil, mechanical and electrical components of ramp and stockpile conveyors, including a sub station.

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Gladstone Coal Terminal expansion

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As part of the expansion to increase the capacity at Gladstone Port Authority‘s RG Tanna Coal Terminal from 30mtpa to 60mtpa, works were undertaken to increase storage capacity.

The terminal receives coal by rail from the southern Bowen Basin (from Gregory in the north to South Blackwater) and from Moura and Callide.

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Mal Peattie

Mal Peattie

Malcolm has over 19 years of materials handling system design, layout and working with clients on existing plant upgrades. He has managed large and small projects including multi-disciplinary projects within the materials handling field from concept, feasibility and detailed design through to construction and commissioning.

Malcolm has a strong background in conveyor design including static and dynamic analysis of large capacity conveyors and horizontal curved designs for the coal mining, energy and minerals and processing sectors. Malcolm’s previous roles include that of lead mechanical engineer on various coal and minerals infrastructure projects.

Service Line Leader, Materials Handling – Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East
T: +61 3 8687 8551
E: Mal Peattie