Refurb and Repair

Qenos Alkatuff, Botany

Qenos Pty Ltd, Botany Alkatuff Plant, NSW

Scope: 

Refurbishment of a BAC three cell, double sided cross flow cooling tower. Works included fill media replacement, drift eliminator replacement, repairs to the water distribution system, repairs to the mechanical systems, timber and structural repairs.

Energy Australia, Wallerawang

Energy Australia, Wallerawang, NSW

Scope: 

Strengthening of the fill structure area due to the partial collapse of a sister cross flow cooling tower on site. Breezewater were tasked with providing a structural report and a solution to enable the continued use of the cooling tower in a nine week time frame. This was achieved including significant refurbishment of other areas to assist in optimising the maximum thermal performance from the cooling tower.

Orica Australia Pty Ltd, Kooragang Island

Orica Australia Pty Ltd, Orica Mining Services, Kooragang Island, NSW

Scope: 

Rebuild of a four cell Marley 600 series Cooling Tower. Works included drift eliminator replacement, replacing plenum area structural timbers and structural hardware, replacing flydeck structural members. replacing pond anchors and replacing transverse girts.

Stanwell Corp Ltd, Mica Creek Power Station, QLD

Stanwell Corporation Ltd, Mica Creek Power Station, QLD

Scope: 

Refurbishment of a Marley 600 series double crossflow cooling tower. Works included: replacement of the hot water decking and structure, replacement of buckled columns and non-conforming timbers, repairs to diagonal brace plates and replacement cladding.

Caltex, Lytton

Caltex Refineries Pty Ltd, Lytton, QLD

Scope: 

Cooling Tower Fan Deck replacement, including debris protection insulation, installation of supporting timbers and joists on all six cells, installation of transverse and longitudinal girths and installation of access ladders.

Orica Australia Pty Ltd, Botany, NSW

Orica Australia Pty Ltd, Orica Chlorine, Botany, NSW

Size: 
950m3/hr
Scope: 

Major refurbishment of Marley Cooling Tower. Works included the knocking down of the existing wooden cooling tower and the new, fabricated FRP cooling tower structure, inclusive of the fill media and fan assembly, being lifted into position on the existing cooling tower basin. 

Wilmar Sugar Pty Ltd, Plane Creek Mill, Sarina, QLD

Wilmar Sugar Pty Ltd, Plane Creek Mill, Sarina, QLD

Scope: 

Restoration of a Pritchard Cooling Tower, including replacement of the fill media, removal and replacement of the fan decking, supply and installation of access ladders, removal and replacement of fill support timbers, removal and replacement of timber girts within the fill area and supply and installation of columns and diagonal braces.

BP Refinery, Bulwer Island, Qld

BP Refinery, Bulwer Island, Qld

Size: 
2,500m3/hr
Scope: 

Repairs to Marley Cooling Tower cells 5,6 & 7. Works included replacement fill to all three cells, the replacement of the Hot Water Pan decks and it's supporting structure, structural repairs to the fan deck, new timber staircase, new FRP cladding and new decking joists.

Orica Ltd, NAP Cooling Tower Koorangang Island, NSW

Orica Australia Pty Ltd, NAP 3 Cooling Tower Koorangang Island, NSW

Size: 
600m3/hr
Scope: 

Replacement of two sets of fan machinery within a 12-hour shutdown that included removal of old ACT fans, swap over of Hansen gearboxes, replacement of drive shaft flexible elements and full alignment of drive assembly. The new fans also required commissioning, including taper lock bush set up through to fan blade pitch angle setting with correct torque setting of clamping bolts.