The Boggabri Open Cut Coalmine is situated in the North-west region of NSW. The expansion project has allowed for an increase in the annual production of coal to 6.9Mtpa from 1.5Mtpa.

Client  Thiess Sedgmen JV
Contract Value  $4 Million
Services  Design & Construct
Branch Regional NSW
Electrical Installation
Project Management

Star Group provided the electrical and high voltage services of the project, which included services for the 1,800 tonne per-hour Bypass Stream, a 500 tonne per hour Wash Plant Stream, a 300,000 tonne stockpile and a 4,750 tonne per-hour reclaim tunnel and trainload out facility.

Star Group’s services provided on the project included:

  • Fencing, cable ladders and barriers, cable pits
  • Earthing systems
  • Lightning protection
  • Underground conduits and cable ducts
  • Trenching and excavation
  • Underground HV cable
  • Low Voltage and Extra Low Voltage electrical works
  • Small light and power cabling
  • Substation earthing and fencing
  • Substation earth grid testing
  • Electrical and instrument materials and equipment
  • Stainless-steel equipment and cable labels; and
  • Fire rating.