Advanced Pump Technologies have contracted KAPP Engineering to provide Logic Design, Programming, In House Testing, Witnessed Testing and Commissioning works for the Rio Tinto West Angelas Deposit B borefield expansion.

The project is for main contractors Innotech Site Servies and involves the design and construct of a new borefield to provide water for the construction of the new Deposit B Haul Road and dust suppression to assist in the land clearing and mining activities for the Deposit B resource.

The project involves a trailer mounted bore pump with its own Modicon M340 PLC communicating to a Turkey’s Nest utilising wireless communications. The Turkeys Nest control panel utilises a Modicon M340 PLC with Magelis Touch Screen OIP. The control system works will be Engineered to comply with Rio Tinto’s standards.