New Launder for Thickener

Category: Structural Remediation

Project Summary

Installation of a new Launder for Thickener - Coal Processing Plant.


Launder for Thickener
Launder for Thickener
Launder for Thickener
Launder for Thickener

Project Brief

Structural audits had highlighted the structural integrity of the launder of a Concrete Thickener was compromised and at risk of failure if not addressed.


  • Options study for possible solutions confirmed that the best solution for remediation was the installation of a new, external, launder to the existing launder
  • Inclusion of all project management, tender, contractor selection processes and execution
  • Execution to be over a 2 week shutdown period with some pre-works to be carried out beforehand
  • Budget - A$1 million¬†


  • New structurally integral concrete launder added to existing concrete thickener

Business Outcomes

  • Increase in thickener volume due to elevated launder
  • Successful project completion, on budget and on time
  • Zero incidents