Alltype Engineering News

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Practical Completion of NSR Thunderbox Gold Mine Gas Facility Project

June 2022

Alltype Engineering are pleased to announce practical completion of the Northern Star Resources Limited (NSR) Thunderbox Gold Mine gas facilities project. After recent shut down tie in works to install key infrastructure, Alltype Engineering have now installed the electric fuel gas heaters and completed the consumer gas pipeline and delivery station for the new power station being commissioned as part of the Thunderbox Expansion Project.

Alltype Engineering’s Managing Director Kelvin Andrijich commented “to deliver this project from concept to completion safely in 12 months in the current construction environment is a true achievement and I would like to acknowledge thank our project, workshop and site teams for pulling together to make it happen. I would also like to thank our clients Northern Star Resources and APA Group for their collaborative approach and our key engineering consultants Momentum Engineering and SPIE Plexal for their support in successfully delivering this EPC project.”

Jumping In to Support Local Community

May 2022

As part of our Community Support Commitment, Alltype Engineering proudly sponsored the 90cm Championship classes at the Murray Horse and Pony Club’s “Show Jumping Spectacular” held in May 2022. This event attracted adult and junior riders from around the Perth metropolitan and South West regions for the two day event.

Murray Horse and Pony Club is based in Coolup and has approximately 40 riding members ranging from 4 to 24 years of age. Pony Clubs aim to promote the physical, mental and spiritual development of young people by encouraging sportsmanship and good citizenship and by providing opportunities for young riders to gain knowledge and become proficient in their chosen equestrian sport. The Pony Club differs from other youth movements because the horse is used as the main centre of interest around which to develop personal qualities and life skills while enjoying and taking part in equestrian sports.

Christmas Opening Hours

December 2021

Alltype wins Lynas Rare Earth Kiln Installation Contract

November 2021

Alltype Engineering has been awarded the contract for the erection and installation of the Rotary Kiln at Lynas Rare Earths Processing Facility in Kalgoorlie, valued at ~A$12 million.

The award of this project represents a significant milestone for Alltype Engineering, increasing its service offering to incorporate large rotating kiln installations.

Alltype Engineering Managing Director Kelvin Andrijich noted:

“During our FY21 strategic planning in 2020, we identified a niche market opportunity in the rotary kiln and rotating equipment installation space. It is very pleasing to see that the subsequent business case and execution of this strategy 12 months later has resulted in securing our first rotary kiln erection contract as part of the landmark Lynas Rare Earths Processing Facility development in Kalgoorlie.”

“We are pleased that Lynas has recognised the experience and capability of our delivery team, and the proven self-execution multidiscipline construction capability of Alltype Engineering in the gas, energy, petrochemical and minerals processing industries.”

“Alltype Engineering has previously undertaken balance of plant scopes around rotary kilns on operational mineral sands and lithium processing sites in the past and we are excited to now be completing the entire turnkey package in addition to those works.”

Lynas’ new Rare Earths Processing Facility in Kalgoorlie will treat rare earth concentrate from its Mt Weld mine to produce Rare Earth carbonate, which will be packaged and transported to Fremantle Port for export to the Lynas Malaysia Advanced materials Plant in Gebeng, Malaysia for further processing.

The award scope encompasses the following:

  • Erection of a six-metre diameter by 110m long, four pier kiln and all structural and all mechanical drive ancillaries;
  • Erection of discharge hood;
  • Fabrication and installation of discharge end building;
  • Fabrication and installation of dust chute from discharge and seal;
  • Erection of burner management systems and all ancillaries;
  • Fabrication and installation of primary leach overflow rubber lined hopper;
  • Installation of pumps, agitators, heat exchangers and all service piping; and
  • Installation of all electrical and instrumental works including cabling, infrastructure and instruments.

The project involves site establishment, remove area working conditions and logistics with a combination of local and FIFO workforce.

Alltype wins APA Group Ambania Compressor Station Contract

November 2021

Alltype Engineering has been awarded the Ambania Compressor Station contract for APA Group, valued at approximately $25 million.

The Ambania Compressor Station is located east of Geraldton and compresses natural gas destined for the Midwest and Goldfields via the Northern Gas Interconnector pipeline being constructed at the same time. The project scope includes camp infrastructure, civil and earthworks, concrete, SMP construction works and E&I installation as well as commissioning assistance. Alltype Engineering will also be fabricating structural steel, piping and process skids as balance of plant to the major equipment items on site.

Alltype Engineering establishes presence on the East Coast

July 2021

Perth founded and based Alltype Engineering is expanding its presence and capability to better service the East Coast and has opened an office in Queensland.

Managing Director, Kelvin Andrijich states “This commitment is an important step for the company, and we look forward to growing our business and using our experienced team to support customers right across Australia.”

Project In Progress - AGIG Solomon Metering Station Upgrade

April 2021

Alltype Engineering has been engaged by Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) on the upgrade of its Solomon Hub Meter Station Upgrade, which is located approximately 280km south east of Karratha.

Recently, we have successfully carried out Proof Load Testing of the Meter Station Upgrade Skid at our Naval Base Facility. The skid will now go out for Surface Treatment before returning to our workshop for full SMP and electrical and instrumentation assembly.

Embracing of the Spirit of Mateship

April 2021

Seven of our workshop team members formed their own basketball team “Alltype Airballers” and joined the local men’s basketball competition at the Cockburn Arc this Summer season.

The team won the Men’s Summer Season 2021 against the Sonics Team last night by 10 points.

Alltype Engineering Announces Former Founder and Chief Operating Officer Retirement - Colin Heitman

March 2021

Former Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Alltype Engineering, Colin Heitman is retiring from the organisation after leading its business over the past 33 years.

Colin commenced with Alltype Engineering Services in 1988 as an Estimator and Project Manager, progressing to the role of Managing Director in 1997 which he held for 20 years. As the company continued to grow and expand, Colin stepped into the COO role within the group in 2017, responsible for project delivery and workshop operations.

Practical Completion achieved at APA Group’s Lake Way Gas Pipeline Facility Project

February 2021

Alltype Engineering is pleased to announce the achievement of Practical Completion of the Lake Way Gas Pipeline Facility.

APA Group appointed Alltype Engineering to construct both the Karlawinda and Lake Way Gas Pipeline Facilities, near Newman and Wiluna respectively.

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