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Our support services include qualified and experienced electricians for maintenance shift coverage, shutdown labour hire or capital projects and upgrades.

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Our tradesmen have skill sets in instrumentation, PLC, SCADA, and DCS programming. We have and continue to provide highly regarded support services to the mining sector.

MBI Engineering can also provide onsite and offsite engineering and project management support. Our engineering services range from engineering design, control systems programming and electrical drafting.

Our project management services include feasibility studies and cost analysis, schedule and budget development as well as management of construction and execution.

mining Projects

Mono Pump Starter UPS-1013 Rebuild

Tasks completed in the works:

We were contracted to rebuild and upgrade an old mono pump starter. The old pump had seen a large amount of wear and tear, which required both physical refurbishments to the unit itself as well as electrical upgrades to get it running up to speed.

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Pump Station Upgrade

Tasks completed in the works:

We were engaged to carry out a complete electrical upgrade of a major pumping station as a turnkey solution. This provided the customer with an automated pumping station that was designed to meet Australian and legislative standards as well as being able to withstand the harsh corrosive operating environment. This system was designed, constructed and installed onsite by MBI Engineering.

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Ring Main Unit Upgrades

For this project, the scope of work was to upgrade 4 existing ring main units (RMUs), from design through to completion. As the existing RMUs had been purchased and installed in the early 1980s, they had reached the end of their service life. The original equipment manufacturer had released a notification that the equipment was […]

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Substation Installation

We were engaged to project manage and execute the design and installation of a number of electrical upgrades, part of the works involved the upgrade and installation of a number of underground substations. The substations were an essential piece of infrastructure for the continual development of the mine to maintain power at the production face […]

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Protection System Maintenance and Testing

Tasks completed in the works:

This project involved secondary injection testing of 185 relays across six substations along with the load testing of the protection system battery banks of the two primary substations as well as the auxiliary power station.

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Valve Control Panel Design

We designed a control panel operating a set of valves in a pastefill system underground. The panel required a full uninterruptible power supply to ensure that the valves could still be operated in the event of a power failure, preventing potential damage to millions of dollars of infrastructure. We came up with an extra low […]

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High Voltage Switchboard Upgrade

Tasks completed in the works:
  • High voltage protection setting development and network coordination.
  • Design of a remote operator control panel for the operation of the switchgear. This removed the operator from the danger zone in the event of any equipment or switchgear failure.
  • Shutdown execution schedule development and tracking.
  • Commissioning; Protection relay testing, switchboard testing.
  • Installation worked alongside the customer’s team to complete cable joints, terminations and testing
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