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Major Project Experience

Since 2005, we have been involved in a wide range of successful projects, providing services in Environmental Management, Safety Management, Risk Management and Project Management. Past projects include:

Project:    Paradise Dam

Client:    Macmahon Contractors

Services:    Project Management, Mechanical Commissioning, Employee Management, HSE Management

Edentech was commissioned to complete a wide variety of tasks both during construction and following completion of works. From July 2005 Edentech supplied Craig Thamm as the project Safety and Environmental Manager. Craig assumed the role of Alliance Manager following practical completion in November 2005. After this date Edentech managed the construction of a first of its kind freshwater turtle hatchery, completion of commissioning and management of the defects liability period.

Project:    Jilalan Rail Yard Upgrade and 
Abbot Point to Pring Rail Upgrade

Client:    Coal Stream Alliance

Tender Team Support and Estimating, HSE Management, Recruitment

Due to increasing demand for Bowen Basin Coal, major upgrades to rail infrastructure have been required throughout the Queensland Rail network. Edentech was commissioned to assist a consortium in tendering for the upgrade to the Jilalan Rail Yard. After successfully securing the project, we assisted the project by developing the project environmental management plan, drafting key management procedures for safety and risk, also managing the interface between the EIS and approvals consultant and the Alliance. The successful execution of the Jilalan project enabled the Coal Stream Alliance to secure a contract to complete upgrade and duplication work on rail infrastructure between the yard at Pring and the port of Abbot Point.

Project:    Bundaberg Clay Target Club Redevelopment

Client:    Bundaberg Regional Council

 Contaminated Site Investigation and Remediation

The Bundaberg Clay Target Club had been in operation for more than 50 years. This had resulted in an extensive area of lead contamination. As part of a redevelopment of the site, Edentech was commissioned to investigate and manage site remediation to allow for subdivision and eventual sale of the contaminated area.

Project:    Go Between Bridge

Client:    Hale Street Link Alliance

 Tender Team Support and Estimating, HSE Management, Recruitment

Edentech was engaged to assist a consortium in tendering for a project to link Hale Street to South Brisbane via a bridge constructed over the Brisbane River. The consortium, comprised of local and international contractors and consultants was successful in their bid. Edentech was then engaged to assist the Alliance in securing the necessary approvals, to draft the project Environmental, Risk and Safety Management Plans and to assist in pre-construction planning.

Project:    Wyaralong Dam

Client:    Wyaralong Dam Alliance

 Tender Team Support and Estimating, HSE Management, Recruitment

Edentech was commissioned to assist the consortium during the tender process, providing advice principally on environmental matters. After the consortium was successful in winning the construction contract, Edentech supplied Craig Thamm as the project Approvals Manager, heading a team of staff sourced from the contracting members of the Alliance (Macmahon and ASI), consulting members (SMEC and Entura) and the client (Queensland Water Infrastructure). Craig also served as Safety Manager until a permanent safety manager was employed. 

Project:    Rolleston Coal Mine 
Environmental Authority Amendment

Client:    Xtrata Coal

Services:    Environmental Documentation Preparation

The Rolleston Coal Mine was planning expansion and changes to its activities that required a change in the mine environmental authority. Edentech was commissioned to redraft the project Environmental Management Plan and assist the Rolleston Coal Environmental Manager with preparation of an application to amend the environmental authority. Edentech further assisted our client by attending meetings with State Government regulators.

Project:    Francis Creek Mine

Client:    Territory Iron

Services:    Environmental Management System Development, management Plan Preparation, 
Contract Staff & Recruitment

Edentech was commissioned to assist a new environmental team rebuild the project environmental management system. In cooperation with site staff we were able to overhaul the environmental management system and develop procedures and systems that greatly assisted improving the environmental performance of the mine. Edentech was also able to provide a graduate Environmental Engineer as a resource to the mine, to assist with project work and to cover staff vacancies.

Project:    Baralaba Mine

Client:    Cockatoo Coal

Services:    Environmental Management, Approvals Documentation Preparation and Review,
Management Plan Development

Edentech has delivered a range of services to Cockatoo Coal over several years. Services have included: completing a safety systems review on a contractor completing a bridge construction; development of environmental documentation for mine expansion projects (Environmental Management Plan, Plan of Operations); environmental auditing; and numerous ancillary tasks.

Project:    Roper Bar Iron Ore Mine Development

Client:    Western Desert Resources & Rusca Bros. Mining

    Services:    Site Supervision, HSE Management, 
Short and Long-term Contract Staff,
   Permanent Staff

The Roper Bar Iron Ore mine is being developed in a highly remote region within the Northern Territory Gulf. In addition to the development of the mine itself, the construction of more than 160km of Haul Road crossing several major waterways, was necessary. Edentech provided the project with an Environmental Superintendent and Safety Officer to oversee project development, the preparation of management and systems (Environment and Safety) and to supervise construction. Our staff played a leading role in liaison with relevant administering authorities. In addition, Edentech was able to identify need for and facilitate recruitment of permanent staff for the ongoing operation of the project.

Project:    Weipa Bauxite Mine

Client:    Rio Tinto

Services:    Environmental Management, Long-term Contract Staff

Edentech provided an Environmental Engineer for a temporary 12 month roster to Rio Tinto Alcan, for the Land and Rehabilitation team located in Weipa. Several major pieces of work were completed, including: the design of rehabilitation trials to improve environmental outcomes whilst improving efficiency of production in the mine; stockpile assessments on historical versus present strategies to improve soil handling methodologies to increase rehabilitation success; and systems development to improve the current seed processing, drying and storage facilities.

old_Vicki Thamm,
16 Feb 2014, 21:00