AIMS - Replacement of Dual Saltwater Intake Pipelines

  • Name:
    AIMS - Replacement of Dual Saltwater Intake Pipelines
  • Client:
    Australian Institute of Marine Science
  • Employee/s Involved:
    Dane Blackford | Scott Ironside
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Project Overview / Description

Installation of Dual saltwater intake pipelines, off shore from the AIMS Cape Ferguson Facility approximately 50km South of Townsville. The project is located in a marine park area and all works required permission
and environmental approvals from the following agencies QPWS, GBRMPA, TCC, EPA and Marine Parks. Project completed on time and budget.

Project Features:

    • Manage design of the anchorage system for pipeline
    • Installation of two intake lines— 280m & 490m long—200mm HDPE
    • 400m of Directional boring day lighting 2m below Low water mark
    • CivilPlus have cast all anchor blocks to AS3600 in house
    • Fabricating and pressure testing of pipe strings prior to installation
    • All works located in marine park boundaries

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