Mine site demolition
Discover safe, efficient and cost-effective mining demolitions that comply with all legislative requirements.
Safe and compliant mine site demolitions
Structures we can demolish on mine sites include:
Train load out structures
Mine site demolition projects
- Ensham Resources, Dragline DLO3 Demolition – Comet, QLD
- Yancoal, CHPP Demolition & Salvage Stage 1 – Stratford & Duralie, NSW
- Glencore, Demolition of Various Industrial Assets, Mount Isa, QLD
- Rio Tinto, Alcan Gove Thickeners Tanks, Nhulunbuy, NT
- BHP Billiton, RGP3 Goldsworthy Finucane Island Demolition, Port Hedland, WA
- BHP Billiton, Newman Mine Rehabilitation, Newman Hub, WA
Site remediation for contaminated mines
Mine site closure studies
Mine site demolition with the Major Projects Group
40+ years strong
On time and budget
Fully licensed and insured demolition team
Demolition-specific HSEQ management systems
Certified Social Enterprise
Get a quote for your mine site demolition today with the team at the Major Projects Group.
Mine site demolition FAQs
What management plans are required for mine site demolition?
- The Demolition Work Plan states the most suitable method of demolition, the project program and any risks to address.
- The Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) outlines each activity to be performed in the demolition, and their risk mitigation protocols. It is a legal requirement for mine demolitions in Australia.
- The Waste Management Plan (WMP) clarifies how waste, such as hazardous substances, will be removed from the mine site before, during and after demolition.
- The Environmental Management Plan (EMP) sets out the practices to be followed to reduce the project’s detrimental ecological and social impacts.
- The Health & Safety Management Plan (HSMP) details the precautions taken to safeguard your workers, our contractors and the general public from physical dangers.
- The Industrial Relations Management Plan (IMP) specifies how the contractor and client will communicate and collaborate throughout the project. The Quality Management Plan (QMP) explains measures to facilitate a high-quality outcome upon project completion, as agreed in the contract.
At Major Projects Group, our experts can assist you in preparing these important plans ahead of your mine site demolition. To commence your project, please contact us today on +61(0)2-4967-7900 or [email protected].
Who needs to be notified of mine site demolition?
Can you salvage valuable assets on the mine site to be demolished?
Which method of demolition will you use?
- Mechanical demolition is performed using plant and equipment, such as excavators, bulldozers, boom lifts, telehandlers, skid steer loaders, generators and prime movers.
- Explosive demolition tends to be reserved for larger mining structures and is handled by our highly-skilled engineers and licensed shot firers.
- High-reach demolition is used to dismantle tall and heavy mining infrastructure that lacks surrounding space, with minimal disturbance to operations.
- Induced collapse demolition systematically dismantles integral structural supports to pre-weaken the building before a horizontal pull force is applied to make it fall.
Our contractors will employ the most suitable method depending on your project goals, site conditions and the surrounding environment. Learn more about methods of demolition for mine sites.
What safety measures do you follow during a mine site demolition?
- Job Safety and Environment Analysis (JSEA);
- Mine site inductions;
- Risk assessment workshops;
- Take 5 procedure;
- Toolbox talks; and
- Daily job start meetings.
How much does a mine site demolition cost?
Enquire about mine site demolition
To arrange mine site demolition with Major Projects Group, contact our contractors today. We will leverage over 40 years experience to help ensure your project stays on track and within budget. +61(0)2-4967-7900 [email protected]
Applying cutting edge engineering processes & methodologies to the most complex industrial, marine and commercial demolition challenges across Australia.