Roy Hill Mine Stacker and Reclaimer Installation

Samsung C&T

Roy Hill Mine, Western Australia, Australia

G&S Engineering undertook the structural, mechanical, piping and electrical instrumentation (SMP&EI) installation of one fixed stacker, two mobile stackers and one reclaimer at the Roy Hill Mine.

Smart assembly

All machines were pre-assembled offshore and supplied in a modular configuration. The onsite assembly involved a multitude of large single and dual crane lifts throughout the build process. Pre-commissioning was also carried out on all of the machines by G&S.


Works encompassed:

  • Supply of erection cranes (over 10 cranes onsite, ranging up to 600T in size)
  • Supply of construction offices, cribs and ablutions
  • Coordinating the component deliveries around site utilising the self-propelled mobile transporters
  • Design and supply of temporary boom stands
  • Supply of all tools and gear
  • Supply of management and labour with a peak loading of approximately 160 people on site
  • Preparation of lift plans (largest lift being 260 Tonnes single crane lift);
  • Installation of electrical cable, instruments and lights
  • Installation of lube and hydraulic systems
  • Simultaneous SMP&EI installation of four machines, and
  • Verification of vendor supplied components.