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GR Engineering wins EPC contract for Kalgoorlie processing plant


Posted by Monica Gameng

GR Engineering Services (GRES) has been awarded the $12.5 million contract to refurbish Eastern Goldfields’ Davyhurst Gold Processing Plant north west of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.

GR Engineering will provide engineering, procurement and construction services for Davyhurst’s upgrade while Eastern Goldfields will manage the facility’s installation of tails line as well as concrete repairs and structural steel repainting.

The Davyhurst processing facility is being upgraded and re-commissioned to process ore within the Davyhurst hub from nearby production sources. Construction is expected to begin immediately and is set to be completed early in 2017.

“The award of this contract to GRES is a major milestone in the steps required to bring the Davyhurst Project back into opetation. We expect to be pouring gold early during the first quarter of 2017. The award of this contract, together with the drilling we have conducted on our large tenement footprint, augers well for the future of the company,” Eastern Goldfields Executive Chairman Michael Fotios said.

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Source: Eastern Goldfields Ltd and Australian Mining

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

As PlantMiner's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1000 posts. She truly is an industry expert. Monica's passion for educating and inspiring readers saw the PlantMiner blog recognised by Feedspot as one of the Best Australian Construction Blogs in 2018 and 2019. PlantMiner is Australia's largest online construction marketplace. Sign up as a vendor to find and engage with civil and commercial contractors across Australia. Alternatively, if you're looking for plant and equipment you can compare equipment and subcontractor quotes from vendors near you in just a few steps.