Garden Wells Gold Mine

  • Client: Regis Resources
  • Project Timeframe: Oct 2012 - April 2013
  • Location: Laverton, WA
  • Contract Value: $3 million

Engineering Design





Scope of Works

Engineering, design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning and certification of 11kV high voltage distribution line for Garden Wells Gold Mine, owned and operated by Regis Resources. 

  • 4km line from the mine power station to the accommodation camp facilities with a spur line to the tailings dam. 
  • 10km line from the mine power station to Rosemont. 
  • Constructed using wood pole and horizontal steel cross-arm configuration
  • Installation of a 315 kVA transformer to supply the Tailings Dam
  • Installation of two ground mounted 1000 kVA transformer to supply the accommodation camp facilities

The ground along the line route was very hard and 30% of the poles holes had to be core drilled and blasted to enable the poles to be installed.