Orica Yarwun Scaffolding and Insulation Services

Orica Yarwun Scaffolding and Insulation Services
  • Client:Orica Australia Pty Ltd
  • Location:Yarwun, QLD, Australia
  • Size of contract:Term Maintenance (5 years)
  • Duration:Oct 2014 - Ongoing

OVERVIEW

Orica Australia Pty Ltd (Orica) Yarwun facility is located 9 kilometres west of Gladstone, Queensland. The facility manufactures products which are used in Queensland mining operations as well as in the national and international mining industries. The facilities consist of:

  • Three nitric acid plants;
  • Two ammonium nitrate plants;
  • Ammonium nitrate emulsion phase plant;
  • Expanded polystyrene plant;
  • Sodium cyanide plant;
  • Two import facilities.

SCOPE OF WORK

Altrad Services are contracted by Orica to provide scaffolding activities with an option for insulation and cladding, where requested by Orica. The provision of services includes:

  • Routine Services: core personnel to ensure ongoing maintenance of plant during normal operations;
  • Outage Services: additional personnel to support Orica outages of portions of its plant whilst the remainder of the plant continues in operation;
  • Shutdown Services: additional personnel to support Orica on major plant shutdowns;
  • Emergency or Breakdown Services: emergency resource response within contractual timeframes;
  • Minor capital works.

NOTABLE BENEFITS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Core maintenance crew are all locally employed personnel;
  • November 2018 – Cyanide plant shutdown execution;
  • September 2018 – Recognition for alignment with Orica values;
  • August 2018 – Nitric acid plant 3 shutdown execution;
  • 2017 – Nitric acid plants 2 and 3 shutdown execution;
  • 2016 – Cyanide plant and Nitric acid plant 3 shutdown execution;
  • 2015 – Nitric acid plant 3 shutdown execution.

KEY FIGURES

  • 64,009 Manhours (Jan 2017 to Jun 2019)
  • LTI Free

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