Fenner ACE Wins Aquila Overland Conveyor Contract
Fenner Dunlop ACE has been contracted to deliver an overland conveyor system for Anglo American’s Aquila project.
Anglo American is a leading global mining company, with significant investments in Australia and particularly in Queensland. Aquila is an underground hard coking coal mine near Middlemount, which will extend the life of Anglo American’s existing Capcoal underground operations.
Under the new contract award, Fenner Dunlop ACE will undertake the complete design, supply and installation of the ACV002 Overland Conveyor. Works will include the overland structure, belting, electrics and an elevated stacker to load coal onto the site stockpile. Several conveyor components including mechanical supply, electrical supply and belting, will be manufactured in Australia.
“After delivery of the initial underground development works, we are very excited to be working on this project. We believe we have created a culture of delivering on our promises. Completing the design, supply and installation give us a great opportunity to ensure effective conveyor operation for our client,” said Brendon Harms, Regional Manager ACE QLD.
Fenner Dunlop ACE will also be responsible for the complete install and commissioning of the overland conveyor, providing even further responsibility and ownership for the project.
The Overland Conveyor project is expected to be commissioned in the 2nd half of 2021.