Published on: 23rd September, 2019 WA State Under 15 Badminton Sponsorship

Onyx Projects is pleased to have provided sponsorship to the 2019 WA State Under 15 Badminton Teams (Main & Reserve) who will be competing in the Val Nesbitt Trophy (National Team Event) and the Australian U15 Championships. This year’s event will be held in Calamvale (Brisbane, Qld) from 29 September – 5 October 2019.

The teams have been working together for several months and will be led by two junior national players and coached by Nicholas Kidd, former Australian and England number one player, and they are aiming to break the dominance of NSW and Victorian teams.

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Published on: 29th August, 2019 Onyx Projects Appointed to BHP Minerals Australia Panel

Onyx Projects is delighted to announce its recent appointment on to BHP Minerals Australia’s panel for the provision of engineering consulting services.

Having delivered numerous sustaining projects for BHP Iron Ore over the last four years, we are excited by the opportunity to expand our services across the wider Minerals Australia group including Nickel West, Olympic Dam and BHPs coal operations in News South Wales and Queensland

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Published on: 8th April, 2019 Pilbara Wide GTU Standardisation Program

Onyx Projects (OP) is pleased to announce that it has been engaged by Rio Tinto (RT) to undertake a review of the different Gravity Take-up (GTU) installations on all existing conveyors across RT’s operational iron ore sites in the Pilbara, with a view to developing standard arrangements for simplifying the procedure to isolate the GTU counterweights.

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Published on: 20th February, 2019 Onyx Projects Successfully Delivers Another Car Dumper Crane Project

Onyx Projects is proud to announce that it has successfully delivered the detailed design of a second overhead crane installation inside an existing car dumper facility at Port Hedland. This marks the fourth successful project delivery of a similar nature.

The scope of work was completed by an experienced multi-discipline engineering and design team who were focussed on delivering a design solution that minimised the impact to port operations during installation.

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Published on: 13th November, 2018 Onyx Projects Involvement on the Eliwana Development Project

Onyx Projects is proud to announce that it has been engaged by Fortescue Metals Group to provide detailed design and engineering personnel to form part of the Fortescue integrated project delivery team for ore processing and non-process infrastructure to support the Eliwana Development Project.

We are looking forward to working closely with Fortescue Metals Group and the successful delivery of this project.

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Published on: 2nd November, 2018 Onyx Projects Achieves Significant BHP Project Milestone

Onyx Projects (OP) recently achieved a significant milestone in support of BHP’s iron ore operations.

Since being appointed to the Engineering Services Panel in June 2015, OP has successfully completed more than 300 engineering projects and studies covering all of BHP Iron Ore’s operating sites in areas including:

  • Structural integrity inspections and remediation;
  • Transfer chutes – addressing issues associated with wear and throughput;
  • Analysis of materials handling using advanced DEM techniques;
  • Electrical upgrades;
  • Conveyor design assessment/upgrade;
  • Car Dumper dust control improvement;
  • Workshop expansions; and
  • Water reticulation.
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Published on: 2nd November, 2018 Onyx Projects Continues to Strengthen its DEM Modelling Capabilities

DEM Wear ComparisonOnyx Projects has developed cutting edge Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) techniques to tackle a variety of issues encountered with problematic transfer chutes including:

  • excessive liner wear;
  • belt tracking/wear;
  • chute blockage; and
  • spillage.

Our team of in-house materials handling specialists has collaborated with the developers of ROCKY (market leading DEM software) to develop our modelling processes to an industry leading standard, providing a world class service to key clients including:

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