Exxaro Grootegeluk mine required a second backfilling spreader machine for their operations to backfill the pit with the waste material after processing. Sandvik was awarded the contract for design, manufacture and installation.
Hamar Controls was awarded the E&I scope of the contract from Sandvik. The contract included manufacturing, supply and installation of the complete Electrical, Control and Instrumentation scope of work. The E,C&I scope included the supply of Motor Control Centres and Distribution Boards, Instrumentation, Control Equipment, Racking, Cabling and testing of the installation. The scope also included the manufacturing of specialised substations for the spreader machine and trippers. In total three LV substations and one MV substation was manufactured.
The project was completed safely and without any lost time injuries.