The Griffin Group initiated the construction of Western Australia’s first privately owned and developed two unit sub critical coal fired power station near Collie, approximately 200 kilometres south of Perth in Western Australia. Bluewaters Power Station is now owned and operated by Bluewaters Power.
Aurecon was engaged by the EPC Contractor, IHI Corporation, to provide key support services undertaking the role of Contractor’s Technical Manager, providing design, contract specification, tender and administration services for Balance of Plant (BOP), as well as detailed earthworks and civil design for the site.
Aurecon’s services included site layout, geotechnical, civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical and control and instrumentation engineering, project/contract management and hazardous area assessment. Key responsibilities included bench and civil design and site layout, water treatment, cooling towers, fabric filter, coal plant and ash handling.
Aurecon also provided additional specialist services for:
Completed in 2009, the Bluewaters Power Station has the capacity to generate 416 Megawatts (net) of electricity for Western Australia.