Category: Structural Remediation

Project Summary

An existing ARMCO tunnel and Coal feeder concrete structures were found to have structural integrity issues during an audit.


Feeder Protection
Feeder Protection
Feeder Protection

Project Brief

Strengthen and protect feeders and tunnel from further damage.


  • Options study for possible solutions confirmed that the best solution for remediation was to provide a new concrete slab to protect both the feeders and tunnel from further dozer damage.
  • A new structure was designed so as to protect the feeders from dozer damage and provide additional strength to the tunnel
  • Project brief included all project management, tender, contractor selection processes and execution
  • A major component of the project scope was to manage interactions for multiple work fronts during a 2 week shutdown
  • Budget - A$1 million¬†


  • New concrete protection slab on the tunnel, protection both feeders and ARMCO tunnel
  • Original ARMCO tunnel repairs as necessary to maximise strength

Business Outcomes

  • Successful project completion, on budget and on time
  • Zero incidents