Engineering Services

Orana Engineering offers a complete range of engineering services and design drafting services through the in-house expertise of our qualified and experienced team. As an engineering consultancy working in mechanical, electrical, structural and control systems engineering, Orana Engineering is experienced in detailed design engineering for the coal mining, metalliferous mining, oil and gas and heavy industries.

Orana Engineering's engineering services include, but are not limited to the preparation and delivery of:

  • Budget Estimates;
  • Detailed Engineering Designs and Calculations;
  • Engineering Investigations and Audits;
  • Engineering Specifications;
  • Engineering Studies;
  • Functional Descriptions;
  • Hazardous Area Designs;
  • Project Management;
  • Project Scheduling;
  • Scopes of Works;
  • System Modelling;
  • Tailored Control System Training Courses; and
  • Technical Evaluations.

For projects consisting of civil engineering design, Orana Engineering has the resources to fulfill the project's requirements via in-house expertise and established and proven relationships with external companies.

Our people are core to the quality of engineering services offered and our team is both technically qualified and practically experienced.  Our staff possess RPEQ certifications, CPEng qualifications and hands-on site backgrounds.  We deliver a unique approach to engineering services and engineering design.  Having operations and maintenance engineering backgrounds, the experience of Orana Engineering personnel make them better able to understand the complexities and scheduling challenges that are often involved in performing engineering activities for continuous and remote operations.  This results in a more cost and time efficient solution for the client.

The unique combination of our experience, wide-ranging capabilities and practical approach ensures Orana Engineering delivers engineering services that:

  • Perform - Site experience and trade backgrounds mean our engineering designs are practical and considerate of site factors that can complicate a project, our designs are not just good on paper;
  • Are simple - Our clients have access to a full range of engineering services under one roof, building a relationship with one engineering firm that can manage everything from your design drafting, drawing revisions and drawing management through to complete project management or Client Engineer assistance;
  • Instill confidence - Working with an experienced firm gives our clients confidence and allows them to be informed to make decisions; and
  • Are efficient - Outsourcing engineering services can assist with site resourcing, freeing up site personnel and ensuring that you have a qualified expert dedicating the right amount of time to the required task.

Contact us today to see how Orana Engineering’s qualified and experienced personnel can add value to all your engineering service requirements.

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Onsite Accommodation Camp Services

Orana Engineering was engaged by Glencore's Oaky Creek Coal Mine in Central Queensland to assist with the design and construction of an onsite accommodation camp on the mine lease, including primarily the HV substation for power supply and potable water storage and supply.

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Onsite Accommodation Camp Services

Process Water RO Plant Vendor Drawing Registration

After commissioning of their Process Water Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant, Glencore's Oaky Creek Coal received approximately 150 electrical drawings from the vendor. To ensure that all of these drawings were readily available for the correct site personnel, Oaky Creek Coal engaged the services of Orana Engineering for the purpose of registering these drawings into their Drawing Management System

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Process Water RO Plant Vendor Drawing Registration

SAG Mill Cover

BHP Billiton Cannington Mine, located in North West Queensland is a significant miner and exporter of silver and lead concentrate via the Port of Townsville.   Orana Engineering was engaged by Cannington site maintenance to provide workshop fabrication drawings for a replacement cover to address the issue of corrosion that was present around flanges and access openings on the existing SAG mill trommel sump cover.

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SAG Mill Cover

Sewage Treatment Plant Refurbishment

To increase productivity as well as maintaining compliance with current legislative standards, Glencore Coal employed the services of Orana Engineering to design, manage and oversee the installation of the electrical portion of their sewage treatment plant upgrade.

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Site DCS Support

Glencore's Oaky Creek Coal (OCC) Coal Handling and Preparation Plant (CHPP) utilises a Yokogawa Distributed Control System (DCS) for control and monitoring of their operation.  The system also incorporates Yokogawa’s OPC server and exaquantum data historian.  In addition, OCC utilises a number of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) for specific operational purposes, with a number of the PLCs interfaced back to the DCS for control and monitoring functions.

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Site DCS Support

Tank Farm Upgrade

Melbourne Bio Diesel’s (MBD) James Cook University (JCU) research facility required an elevated level area to allow the installation of a series of tanks for the purpose of storing fresh sea water. Orana Engineering was requested to provide a design solution that not only increased efficiency with the tank draining but to also improve safety around the new tanks.

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Tank Farm Upgrade

Tank Static Line

All mine and industrial sites will list safety as their highest priority within their day to day operations. In line with this philosophy, management at Carpentaria Gold’s Ravenswood Operation enlisted the assistance of Orana Engineering to design a fall arrest system that could be easily removed and repositioned above the multiple leach tanks on site to allow for the safe removal and servicing of tank agitators.

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Tank Static Line

Tippler Refurbishment Feasibility

The Glencore Port Operations in Townsville operate an export facility for minerals concentrate and refined copper within the Port of Townsville precinct. The concentrate in-loading rotaside tippler has been identified as being at end of life and a feasibility study was commissioned in order to review the like-for-like replacement option for refurbishment of the tippler, considering the increased demand on the tippler moving forward.

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Tippler Refurbishment Feasibility

TK102 Bypass Piping

When tasked with a major repair to one of their leaching tanks, operations staff at Carpentaria Gold’s Ravenswood Operations enlisted the assistance of Orana Engineering to develop a solution that would allow for process operations to continue whilst leaching tank TK102 was out of service.

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TK102 Bypass Piping

Treated Water Boost Pumps

Glencore's Oaky Creek Coal (OCC) operation uses recycled water treated within an onsite RO plant to provide treated water for use by various operations on site. OCC recognised an opportunity to use this clean treated water for water supply to critical equipment such as Horizontal Belt Filters (HBF), improving the quality of water used for equipment, reducing downtime and maintenance requirements associated with poor quality water, in-turn improving the efficiency of the operation of the equipment.

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Treated Water Boost Pumps