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PACE Zenith Awards 2012: Finalists for Transport, Power and Infrastructure

Aurecon Hatch
NCIG Coal Export Terminal

Aurecon Hatch NCIG Coal Export TerminalThe NCIG Coal Export Terminal is a greenfield coal export terminal.

The plant is rated at 66Mtpa and was developed in three stages of 33, 45, and 66 Mtpa.

The plant involved a rail receival system, conveyor system, coal stacking, reclaiming, and sampling as well as shiploading.

Aurecon Hatch was engaged to provide total engineering design, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services to NCIG for all stages of the project.

This included providing entire control systems engineering services, as well as system design, function specification for PLC and SCADA configuration, factory testing, site commissioning, performance testing and operator training.

As part of the EPCM services, Aurecon Hatch project managed 11 different supply contracts, including HV switchgear, transformers, 415V MCCs, HV cables and PFC equipment.

Lifting Up Christchurch – Enerpac brings tons of good news for earthquake affected three-storey building

Enerpac Lifting Up Christchurch - Enerpac brings tons of good news for earthquake affected three-storey buildingUnderpinning and re-levelling large commercial buildings has been proven viable with the successful re-levelling of a large three-storey building damaged in February 2011's earthquake in Christchurch. New Zealand.

The project was a  collaborative effort between Piletech and Enerpac and responded to the needs of the owners of the building.

This resulted in the structure being safely jacked back into position with millimetre precision.

This was done using the Enerpac Synchronised Hydraulic Lifting System and a battery of Enerpac 50 and 100t jacks with a combined lifting capacity of 800t.

PLC controlled lift provided minute control but also accounted for variation in load over the floor or keel of the structure.

ICM Airport Technics Australia
Qantas Next Generation Check In

ICM Airport Technics Australia Qantas Next Generation Check InQantas wanted to offer its passengers a new bag drop system with a tight deadline of three months for when the first prototype was required.

The end goal was to provide "more leisure time before the flight" and to achieve this goal Qantas introduced a plan to automate the check-in using RFID technologies.

The fully automated check-in had to enhance user experience, be safe to use and ensure the customers' luggage was handled with care.

Today's heightened security requirements were to be met and an added constraint was that the project would see the introduction of the RFID Q-Tag.

The outcome of the project is highly publicised and the success of this engineered solution responds to global trends.

Industrial Control Technology
CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory Controls and Monitoring Upgrade Project

Industrial Control Technology CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory Controls and Monitoring Upgrade ProjectThe CSIRO required the application of contemporary automation and control system technology on a very large scale to meet the needs of a globally significant facility.

AAHL is a unique "One Health" space which maintains laboratories up to the most stringent bio-containment classifications, and therefore enables scientific experts to safely work with diseases for which there is no vaccine or treatment.

CSIRO wanted to upgrade the aging custom designed and built microprocessor control system and appointed ICT as Principal Consultant.

ICT was responsible for and directly involved in all aspects of the project including: overall project management, detailed design, development of procurement specifications, sub contract management, software implementation, commissioning and provision of training.

The project's aim was not to simply replace "like with like" but to significantly improve the facility's operability, reliability and maintainability. The project involved reverse engineering and documentation of the numerous existing systems.

KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport)

iOmniscient KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport)The challenge at KLIA was to provide an automated video analytics capability to each stakeholder.

This was so that their particular needs were met using a single integrated system while at the same time ensuring that information that was sensitive to each stakeholder was isolated from all the others.

This was a large scale project which required advanced surveillance systems to ensure highly automated security and operations management.

With many hundreds of cameras and each camera being used for multiple purposes by different departments the objective was to provide accurate information but only to the user who was authorised to use it.

On every camera, the user can select up to ten areas of interest and up to 20 different applications can operate in each are.

Each application is armed with Nuisance Alarm Minimization System (NAMS) to eliminate false alarms caused by environmental factors, shadows and light changes.

Newcastle Stadium Project

Enerpac  Newcastle Stadium ProjectCompact high-pressure Enerpac hydraulic cylinders driven by advanced electric pumps were used to safely position the roof of the new $81 million Western Grandstand at Ausgrid Stadium.

This hydraulic technology is applicable to a range of construction, infrastructure, resources and industrial projects. It was employed at Ausgrid Stadium to lower the 1500t grandstand roof incrementally until its cable supports took up the load.

Twelve temporary roof props or supports had been placed into position while the roof structure was assembled.

The 12,500-seat Western Grandstand features a cable-stayed cantilever steel roof about 150m long and 25m deep.

Prior to final positioning, the main weight of this flexible roof rested on the rear structure of the stadium, with the balance of the weight projecting forward onto 12 tubular steel temporary props.

Plant Weave Technologies
Royal North Shore Hospital Electrical SCADA

Plant Weave Technologies Royal North Shore Hospital Electrical SCADAThe new $1.125 billion Royal North Shore Hospital and Community Health Services Redevelopment Project consolidates 53 outdated buildings on the current Royal North Shore Campus into new purpose build facilities that can expand to meet future health care needs.

The focus for PlantWeave Technologies was the design and installation of a SCADA System that enabled the standalone monitoring and automatic control of the High Voltage and Low Voltage Switchgear for the new Main Hospital Building.

In addition, the SCADA system was required to interface with a Building Management System to provide remote monitoring of the HV Switchgear and overall status of the SCADA System. The SCADA System was also required to interface with a Generator Control System.

The SCADA System software was required to control High Voltage and Low Voltage Circuit Breakers at various locations within the Main Hospital Building. The goal of the SCADA System was to ensure that power to all sections of the hospital is always maintained.

Honeywell continues to develop solutions to meet the changing needs of customersPACE Zenith Awards 2012: Transport, Power and Infrastructure category is proudly sponsored by Honeywell Process Solutions
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