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Bulk Storage & Handling

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Buller Coal Limited contracted Brightwater to manage the Design, Engineering, Procurement and Construction phases of their Westport Harbour Coal Storage and Handling Facility.

 
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Brightwater Engineering was contracted to engineer, design, procure and construct a wood pellet export facility at the Port of Albany, Western Australia.

 
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Road to Rail Transfer Terminal

Pike River Coal Ltd, Ikamatua, New Zealand

Brightwater were contracted by Pike River Coal Limited (PRCL) to design, manufacture, install and commission all aspects of this project.

Brightwater project managed the normal structural and mechanical aspects of the project as well as external trades such as Civil and Electrical.

 

Forestry & Harvesting

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BE 70 Yarder

Yarders

Brightwater’s BE 70 LT yarder is the result of their ability to develop and manufacture specialist forestry equipment to meet their client’s demanding requirements.

Features fitted as standard, such as a six speed powershift transmission, (with gear selection from the joystick) and single lever joysticks for winch control, make the BE 70 LT an excellent yarder to own and operate.

 
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BE 85 Yarder

Yarders

The largest model in Brightwater’s range, the BE 85 has an 85ft telescoping tower, with eight hydraulic guy winches.

The unit is mounted on a purpose built track base, with two speeds and can negotiate grades up to 50 per cent. Setup and relocation is quick and efficient. The yarder can log a full 170 degrees from one setup, ensuring maximum time harvesting.

 

Wood & Biomass Processing

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Dardanup, Western Australia

Laminex wished to increase their flake material volume by installing two additional Pallmann PZK 14-450 ring flakers. This would bring the total capacity of available flake material to 42TPH.

Laminex approached Brightwater to provide a concept and engineer a solution to successfully convey the required flake material from three ring flakers at 42TPH from the PZK building to a receiving silo.

 
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Chip Reception, Storage and Reclaim System

Norske Skog Tasman, Kawerau, New Zealand

Norske Skog Tasman wished to extend facilities for the receipt, storage and reclamation of chip imported to their Kawerau, New Zealand mill site.  Brightwater Engineering were contracted by Norske Skog Tasman to deliver a Full Turn-Key Chip Import, Storage and Reclaim system that included Traffic Management, Product Separation and Data Communications.

 
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Plantation Pulpwood Terminals (PPT) Truck Dumpers and Chip Stacker

Albany, Western Australia

PPT is a joint venture between Timbercorp and ITC who are plantation forest owners and managers and major chip exporters of mainly eucalyptus chips.  Brightwater contracted Rader Inc. of Atlanta as their partner to design a radial stacker with luffing boom which could automatically build up a 50,000 tonne stockpile of wood chips. Brightwater manufactured the stacker components and shipped them to WA.

 
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1500m³ Biomass Fuel Storage Bunker

Nelson Pine Industries Ltd, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson Pine Industries Ltd is the largest MDF plant in the World. A major expansion to include a Laminated Veneer Lumber Plant (LVL) on the same site in 2001 required an additional 20 MW Easteel Energy Plant and additional fuel storage.

Brightwater Engineers designed, built and commissioned a 1500m3 capacity Saxlund International push floor bunker. Fully automated, the bunker feeds the 20 MW Easteel Energy Plant with wood waste fuel at a rate of up to 50 m3 per hour.

 
McAlpines

Shavings Storage

McAlpines Ltd, Rangiora, New Zealand

McAlpines were already dumping wood shavings and the new planer mill they had purchased would increase this waste. It was decided to use the shavings as bio-fuel in the energy plant, in turn reducing the consumption of coal on site.

In association with Windsor Engineering Group, who supplied the shavings extraction and conveying system, BEL offered a 275 m3 storage silo complete with discharge screw. This would store the shavings and supply them as required to the boiler fuel feed system.

 
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Biomass Fuel Handling System

Pan Pac Forest Products LTD, Whirinaki, Napier

During 2001-2002, Pan Pac Forest Products Ltd installed a 36MW Easteel Bubbling Fluid Bed (BFB) Boiler. Pan Pac required a Fuel Handling system to store and deliver fuel for the new boiler.

The Fuel Handling and Management System designed, supplied, installed and commissioned by Brightwater comprises equipment to separately store and reclaim coarse woodwaste as the primary fuel for the boiler and a shavings handling and storage system.

 
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Fuel Management System

CHH Pine Panels, Oberon, NSW, Australia

The new fuel managment system and heatplant were required to replace a thermal oil heater system that had been completely destroyed by fire in 2000.

The equipment installed by Brightwater included coarse fuel screening, dust screening, a fully enclosed dry fuel push floor bunker and a 90 cubic metre capacity elevated mixed fuel surge bunker situated close to the boiler plant.

 
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Veneer Line and LVL Press

Nelson Pine Industries LTD, Richmond, New Zealand

Nelson Pine Industries Ltd is a world leader in the manufacture of Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF). In 2000, NPIL announced the establishment of $80,000,000 in a Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) production facility.

Brightwater Engineers was awarded a single contract in 2 stages to carry out the mechanical installation and commissioning of the Veneer Line, Drier and Waste Handling equipment in the Veneer Building, and the Scarfer, LVL Layup, Press and Billet Handling Equipment in the LVL Building. The total scope of work involved over 40,000 man hours with a peak labour force of 35 Trades persons.

 

Pelletising & Briquetting

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Brightwater Engineering was contracted to engineer, design, procure and construct two wood pellet production facilities in Albany, Western Australia.

Each of these facilities operates 24 hours per day and is designed to produce 125,000 tonnes of pellets per annum.

 

Renewable Energy

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Laminex MDF Plant

Gympie, Queensland Australia

Laminex MDF plant near Gympie, Queensland Australia, required the replacement of their existing G1 Heat Energy Plant, which has been in production over 20 years. The new heat energy plant had to be engineered to have a design life of 20 years, and would require being in production 360 days a year, 24 hours a day, with a target uptime of 99%.

 
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Fuel Management System

CHH Pine Panels, Oberon, NSW, Australia

The new fuel managment system and heatplant were required to replace a thermal oil heater system that had been completely destroyed by fire in 2000.

The equipment installed by Brightwater included coarse fuel screening, dust screening, a fully enclosed dry fuel push floor bunker and a 90 cubic metre capacity elevated mixed fuel surge bunker situated close to the boiler plant.

 
McAlpines

Shavings Storage

McAlpines Ltd, Rangiora, New Zealand

McAlpines were already dumping wood shavings and the new planer mill they had purchased would increase this waste. It was decided to use the shavings as bio-fuel in the energy plant, in turn reducing the consumption of coal on site.

In association with Windsor Engineering Group, who supplied the shavings extraction and conveying system, BEL offered a 275 m3 storage silo complete with discharge screw. This would store the shavings and supply them as required to the boiler fuel feed system.

 
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1500m³ Biomass Fuel Storage Bunker

Nelson Pine Industries Ltd, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson Pine Industries Ltd is the largest MDF plant in the World. A major expansion to include a Laminated Veneer Lumber Plant (LVL) on the same site in 2001 required an additional 20 MW Easteel Energy Plant and additional fuel storage.

Brightwater Engineers designed, built and commissioned a 1500m3 capacity Saxlund International push floor bunker. Fully automated, the bunker feeds the 20 MW Easteel Energy Plant with wood waste fuel at a rate of up to 50 m3 per hour.

 
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Biomass Fuel Management Systems

This document contains real world examples of Biomass Fuel Management Systems provided by Brightwater Engineering

 

Quarry & Minerals

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Brightwater Delivered an EPC 600t/hr aggregate crushing plant for The Barro Group in Wyndhamvale, Victoria, Australia.

 

 
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Gold Processing Plant

Oceana Gold Globe, West Coast, New Zealand

In mid 2006 Brightwater were awarded contracts for the structural, mechanical and piping supply and installation scope for the new gold processing plant at Oceana Gold’s Globe Progress Gold Mine at Reefton, New Zealand.
Brightwater had previously been awarded the fabrication contract for all tanks, chutes and processing vessels which included a 20m diameter clarifier

 
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SMP Project

Oceana Gold, Macraes Flat, Otago, New Zealand

Oceana Gold constructed a gold processing plant to extract ore concentrate at the Globe Progress Mine, in Reefton. This plant was due to be commissioned and in production in the first quarter of 2007.
The ore concentrate was to be transported by road/rail/road to be further processed at the Macraes Flat Processing Plant.

 

Coal Processing & Handling

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Buller Coal Limited contracted Brightwater to manage the Design, Engineering, Procurement and Construction phases of their Westport Harbour Coal Storage and Handling Facility.

 
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Coal Handling and Processing Plant

Westport, New Zealand

Solid Energy New Zealand engaged Brightwater as the head contractor to design, procure, and manage fabrication and construction of the NZ$124 Million green-fields CHPP project, all within a fast-track schedule.

 
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Coal Processing Plant

Pike River Coal Ltd, Reefton, New Zealand

Pike River Coal Limited (PRCL) contracted Brightwater Peat Limited to design and construct a modern coal processing plant for the development of their underground mine on the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

The coal was pumped through a slurry pipeline from the underground coal crusher and slurry plant approximately 10.6km down the valley to the processing plant.

 
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Road to Rail Transfer Terminal

Pike River Coal Ltd, Ikamatua, New Zealand

Brightwater were contracted by Pike River Coal Limited (PRCL) to design, manufacture, install and commission all aspects of this project. Brightwater project managed the normal structural and mechanical aspects of the project as well as external trades such as Civil and Electrical.

 

Industrial Processes

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Delegats Wine Estate, Walkway Project

Marlborough, New Zealand

In early 2005 Delegats Wine Estate commenced construction of a new South Island wine processing facility near Renwick in the heart of the Marlborough grape growing region.
The 20,000 tonne per annum winery was staged over 3 years with the last stage due for completion in March 2008. In all aspects of construction Delegats demand the highest level of quality and visual appearance be maintained.

 

Water Treatment Systems

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Stockton Mine Water Treatment Plant

Solid Energy New Zealand

Solid Energy New Zealand (SENZ) employed Brightwater to design a Water Treatment Plant (WTP) to improve the quality of run off water from their Stockton Mine Site.