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3 Project Mine Building Showcase, Muswellbrook NSW

Enduring, well designed and functional infrastructure is key to supporting the demands of the mining industry.

The Brief

Techspan tendered to deliver 3 mine site projects including a tyre change, equipment maintenance and parts and equipment storage sheds – supporting this mining operation to increase efficiency & productivity.

Each project had unique requirements, functions and features in order to ensure that the buildings met the intense demands of a busy mining operation.

Project Overview

Purpose:

Tyre Changing Shed, Equipment Maintenance Shed & Parts/Equipment Storage Shed

Client:

Newhope Group

Location:

Muswellbrook NSW

Project Features

Size & Structure

Tyre Shed; 36m (w) x 20m (l) x 12m (h) | Maintenance Shed; 15m (w) x 36m (l) x 7.5 m (h) | Parts Storage shed; 10m (w) x 30m (l) x 6m (h)

Materials

  • Structural Steel Frame
  • Steel Cladding

Features

  • Tyre Change: facility to change the haulpack tyres providing protection from the elements. 1 gable end was left open to provide versatility. there was a large 10.0×10.0m opening in each side meaning the centre bay was wider than the end bays. Opening in one 36m side to provide access to storage container.
  • Maintenance Shed: Building for the maintenance of light vehicles and equipment. 10T Gantry crane and large access doors to service bays. 15x6m Mezzanine floor over offices with a 5kpa load rating, access stairs and handrails to satisfy the NCC requirments.
  • Parts Shed: Facility for the temorary storage of spare parts. Roller-doors in each bay to facilitate ease of access.

Our Innovative Solution

Drawing on over 25 years experience in custom buildings for the industrial and mining industry, the team at Techspan engineered and manufactured 3 large buildings to support this mining operation to increase efficiency & productivity.

Each project had unique requirements, functions and features in order to ensure that the building met the intense demands of a busy mining operation.

The largest of the 3 project included a tyre changing shed measuring; 36m wide x 20m long x 12m high, designed to suit the exact needs of a critical process in this minion operation.
1 gable end was left open to provide maximum accessibility to the large machinery.
Large 10m x 10m openings were included at each end to allow for dual sided access to manoeuvre tyre and wheel loading machinery in and out of the shed.

The 2nd building, an equipment maintenance shed, measuring 15m wide x 36m long x 7.5m high, included a 15m x 6m mezzanine with a 5kpa load rating, access stairs and handrails (to NCC requirements) – provision for the future construction of maintenance team offices under.
The design, engineering and manufacturing also allowed for a 5 tonne gantry crane and installation of a number of large roller doors to ensure maximum accessibility.

Specialising in meeting strict regulatory and project deliverables, Techspan delivered all welding to AS1554 SP and supplied MDR’s, inspection test plan records, material certificates and maintenance manuals for all 3 buildings.

Techspan were extremely proud to partner with the various stakeholders for these projects in delivering a positive outcome for the Newhope Group.

Manufactured to Australian standards. Designed for purpose. Engineered to perform.

Proof of yet another Techspan project ‘Structured to Work’.

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