Amrun Export Facility Project – E&I Works

Amrun Export Facility Project – E&I Works
Weipa, QLD
McConnell Dowell
Project dates
May 2017 - March 2018
Industrial Services
Amrun Export Facility Project – E&I Works


McConnell Dowell awarded Genus the electrical, instrumentation and piping installation packages on the Amrun Export Facility Project – a construction project that will support Rio Tinto’s future mining operations south of Weipa in far North Queensland.
The project included the construction of a greenfield bauxite mine adjacent to Rio Tinto’s existing bauxite mines as well as the construction of an accommodation village, processing plant, dam, tailings storage facility, export wharf, ferry terminal, and a number of roads. 
Our scope included the fabrication and installation of piping to wharf modules, and on-site supply, installation and testing of the both the piping and electrical works associated with the construction of the wharf and jetty.

Disciplines Employed

  • Electrical & Instrumentation
  • Testing & Commissioning

Scope of Works


  • Installation and testing of piping in China and supply
  • Installation and testing of stainless steel
  • Rubber lined
  • HDPE
  • Carbon piping on-site


  • Installation
  • Termination
  • Testing of cabling
  • Lights
  • Poles and Distribution boards
  • Instrumentation
  • Earthing & cathodic protection