BORAL BMI PLANT
Building and Construction Material
Oct 06 – Jan 07
Industrial Demolition; and Asbestos and Hazardous Material Removal
The Boral BMI Plant was located in the Penrith Lakes Scheme Area and consisted of a steel structure 15m by 15m by 20 m high. The structure included 8 drive-under bins, timber walkways and concrete foundations. The upper section was clad in asbestos sheeting.
The plant was used for the crushing of quarry material, and later for the storage of agricultural chemicals and grain products.
SCOPE OF WORK
Major Projects Group (CMA Corp) was responsible for the entire demolition, asbestos removal and the disposal of contaminated materials from the site. The scope of the work was expanded to include the excavation and disposal of approximately 250 tonnes of contaminated soil.
More than 260 tonnes of scrap were removed from the BMI plant site with a team of 4, a 35t and a 45t excavator, a telehandler and an 80ft boom.
Access to the site was via the operating ReadyMix quarry site and all loading out had to be co-ordinated with escort vehicles
Asbestos monitoring was conducted throughout the project by HLA.
The project was completed without any safety or environmental incidents.
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