Our Recent Projects

Newcrest Telfer Gold Mine


Provided project management support for  critical maintenance and reliability & improvement projects at Telfer including hydroset monorail repairs & bolt replacement, Stacker shuttle drive, chute anchor points, SAG & BALL Mill hydraulics upgrade, crusher debris removal platform, Cooling tower Fan Motor access platform.

Engineered and provided detail design and drafting of Custom made platform compliant to AS1657.2013 for maintenance of underground crusher  and Cooling Tower at Telfer. The debris removal platform was a challenging design as it involved a mobile platform requiring to sit in between the mantle and concave for removal of steel mesh, rock bolts and other debris from the crusher. However, through clever design and modelling, a practical platform was successfully designed by our engineers. 3D modelling and drafting was done in-house.



Klen International


This project included full project management, stakeholder liaisons, provision of options, costing, design, hazop with the owners team, fabrication and installation of  a process chemical batching system with operator interface control panel for correct batching of multiple Class 3 combustible chemicals.  A challenging project involving multiple fluids, requiring minimising contamination and coring and fire rating restoration of a 240/240/240 fire rated wall. The fire wall restoration was carried out to requirements of applicable BS 476: Part 20: 1987, BS EN 1366: Part 3: 2009 and/or AS 1530: Part 4: 2005 standards. Earthing was designed to AS/NZS 1020 and piping markings to AS1345.  System to AS3780. The entire project was executed in-house with impressive results and a very happy client.

Newcrest Telfer Gold Mine


This assignment involved provision of specialist maintenance and reliability engineering services at Telfer Gold Mine Underground & Surface operations for providing timely support for breakdowns, maintenance, operational & maintenance technical support and execution of reliability and improvement projects on site. Projects included:

  • SAG mill motor pole replacement

  • UG crusher concrete repairs, crusher foundation bolt replacement & base plate levelling

  • EWP compliance

  • Conveyor guarding compliance, chutes & conveyor structures

  • Mill hydraulic system modifications

  • Monorail beam repairs, lifting lugs, anchor & fall restraint points, acid pipe repair, platforms

  • Winder brake system, rope replacement, autogrease systems, rope guides, skip bins, shaft access

  • Procurement of new telehandler with custom made work platform and compliant with Newcrest and latest Australian standards (AS1418 & AS2550) and DMP notices regarding fatality risks from EWPs (in underground mines) for UG and surface use

  • Administration of Classified Plant at UG facilities.


FMG Port Anderson Point  


This short assignment involved provision of reliability engineering services at the port in supporting operations and provisions of short term and long term solutions to everday problems with conveyors, stockyard machines and shiploaders. Work includes:


  • Setting up gravity counterweight and limit switch positions on all conveyors to prevent counterweight bogging and trips associated with conveyor dynamics.

  • Assessing causes of belt mis-tracking on port conveyors and providing solutions to prevent belt damage.

  • Assessing causes of belt cover erosion and belt damage on ship loaders, stackers and reclaimers and providing solution.

  • Provision of root cause analysis of hydraulic line failure on ship loader and counterweight rope failure on transfer conveyor.


FMG Northstar Ironbridge  


This was another short assignment at the Northstar IronBridge Magnetite Concentrator Plant to assist with maintenance engineering. Work involved:


  • Scoping, planning and executing maintenance and critical upgrade shutdowns for crushing and screening equipment and wet plant including coordinating permits, issued Working at Heights and Confined Space entry certificates, verifying all isolations, managing contractors and supervising works.

  • Building scope of works for crusher maintenance.

  • Setting up maintenance regimes for all equipment and establishing critical spares list and ensuring critical spares availability.

  • Prioritizing maintenance and upgrades in line with budget to ensure production goals were met.

  • Diagnosing faults on equipment incl HPGR, grizzly feeders, jaw and cone crushers, screens, chutes, magnetic separators, pumps  and providing short term and long term solutions.

  • Assessing, scoping and designing improvements to meet with Department of Mines and Petroleum Notices.

BHP Olympic Dams 


This project involved  study  and assessment of existing fire suppression and alarm system for the uranium and copper solvent extraction plants.

Following a number of fires in the solvent extraction facility, the existing fire suppression system and existing maintenance system and spare parts holding required an assessment for suitability.


The work completed by Peer engineering services included:

  • Provision of Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis tor all components of the fire suppression and alarm system including diesel and electric pumps, deluge valve stations, sprinklers, manual and check valves, piping, fire monitors, alarms, pressure transmitters and other instrumentation to quantify failure modes, detectability, likelihood and consequences of failure. Workshops were conducted with key plant operation and maintenance personnel to arrive at the final ratings.

  • Assessment of existing maintenance system and correlating with existing failure data and trends for fire suppression system components.

  • Calculation of  minimum spares holding for maintainable items based on industry accepted failure rate data and 95% confidence level that the spare part would be available.

  • Provision of a report of the assessment and the recommendations.


KLEN International 


The project involved provision of engineering , drafting, and construction services to support the relocation of Klen factory to their new premises and integration of existing equipment with new equipment. Peer Engineering Services designed the new plant layout and produced all layout drawings to enable installation and integration of new equipment with existing equipment. Layouts were done for existing equipment, new equipment, dust extraction system and compressed air systems. This  work was challenging as the layout required fitting of additional and larger than anticipated processing equipment. 


Work also included:

  • Modification of existing equipment platforms to meet with the requirements of AS1657 and to support the new equipment and new layout .  Modifications included lifting of existing platform, extension of the platform, relocation of two main columns to provide better access for operations and maintenance, new handrails, and kickplates, new stairs, modification of existing stairs and floor plates. Peer engineering provided mechanical engineering and structural engineering for the modifications.

  • Design, procurement, fabrication and installation of safety perimeter fencing with interlocking gates around rotating machinery in accordance with AS4024. 

Peer Engineering Services also  developed P&IDs for a new water treatment plant for the new facility, provided mechanical engineering for improved safety, maintenance and reliability, coordinated with relevant contractors to deliver project requirements,  and provided site construction support.

All engineering drawings were completedin AutoCAD to enable construction and installation. All work was done to relevant Australian standards.

Crusher Debris Removal Platform
Cooling Tower Fan & Motor Maintenance Platform

UG Crusher Debris Removal Platform for Telfer Gold Mine. 

designed to AS1657.2013

Cooling Tower Fan Motor Access Platform for Telfer Gold Mine. Aluminium.

designed to AS1657.2013

Chemical batching system
multi chemical batching auto valves
Chemical batching system instrument air solenoid valve cabinet and operaor control panel
chemical batching system flowmeter ad valve
Chemical batching system holding tank
Chemical batching system P&ID
Cone Mixer safety perimeter guarding
Rotating Equipment safety guarding
Safety perimeter guarding  gate interlock
Platform extension