Moranbah ammonium nitrate project (Project Aurora)
- Incitec Pivot
- Engineering design
- Construction and commissioning
- Contract type
UGL, as the Project Aurora team along with partners Conneq Infrastructure Services and BGC Contracting, delivered all engineering and construction services for the project, with UGL acting as the principal contractor.
The Project scope involved the reconstruction of the ammonia plant alongside a new nitric acid plant, ammonium nitrate solution plant, ammonium nitrate plant, a 10,000tonne storage facility and associated infrastructure utilities.
"The construction team achieved more than 1.5 million man-hours without a lost-time injury, which we believe is an industry leading performance”.
Alan Grace, President Global Manufacturing of Incitec Pivot Limited
UGL scope of work included:
- project management
- detailed engineering:
- piping and
- electrical and instrumentation (E&I)
UGL has been involved with this project since 2006 as the primary engineering group for the dismantling of the ammonia plant in the USA and its relocation to Queensland and subsequent engineering and construction of the ammonium nitrate production facility began.
the amount of structural steelwork
pieces of mechanical equipment and vessels
the length of piping installed at the plant
the size of the site