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Dacian Gold Pre-feasibility Study

SERVICES USED: Engineering and design, Studies and project management, Project services

Mt Morgan scoping pic

Client/Asset owner: Dacian Gold
Location: Goldfields, WA
Duration: Jun 2015 – Nov 2015

Scope Australia’s services included study definition and planning, estimating, scheduling and non-process infrastructure engineering associated with Dacian Gold’s Mt Morgans Gold Project.

Key aspects of the assignment included:

– Optioneering assessment of different infrastructure solutions to support both on-site and off-site ore processing scenarios.

– Design, scheduling and costing activities associated with:

  • Mining equipment and general maintenance facilities
  • Offices and associated amenities
  • Explosives magazine compound
  • Project [construction] and operational accommodation facilities
  • Raw, potable and process water delivery, storage, treatment and reticulation
  • Power supply (generation and reticulation)
  • Fuel facilities
  • Site communications
  • Surface roads including both ore haulage and site access roads

– Development of key basis of design criteria (and supporting documentation) to frame the current and future project engineering development

– Assessment of road haulage design and operability constraints, including:

  • Permissible vehicle configurations and associated payloads
  • Approval requirements
  • Haulage modelling
  • Upgrade and maintenance requirements to facilitate and sustain operations