This civil project was carried out to a very tight time frame. The facility is approx. 100,000m2, 50,486m2 of which was concreted, 15,000m2 had a Geotextile Clay Liner covered with 300mm of road base, there were 3 storm water basins (one with HDPE liner which is approx. 4,000m2), and 3 large SPEL units (one was 15m long, 3.3m diameter). These works also included the construction of a pump house and 2 storey precast mill control building.
The main feature in this facility is the shredder which is one of the largest in the world – if not the largest. Our works included constructing the foundations for the shredder including the conveyors which had to be mm perfect.
Sims Metal Stage Two, consists of an Ferrous building, one workshop building, a single storey amenities and training building for the yard staff, a double storey office weighbridge building, along with a lift to service.