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  • + Yallourn Power Station

    Client: Energy Australia Pty Ltd

    Location: Yallourn, VIC

    Works Completed: 2011 - Ongoing

    Structural Issues:  

    • Corroded, separated and missing internal duct support braces
    • Delaminated and spalling concrete creating imminent fall hazards to cooling tower and stacks
    • Corroded cladding support braces

    Scope of Work:

    • Cladding and installation repairs
    • Inspections, thickness surveying & reporting
    • Steel repairs and welding
    • Confined space entry
    • Concrete repairs
    • Helicopter exit
    • Rigging
    • Painting

    Benefits of Rope Access:

    • Cost effective – eliminating the need for complex scaffolding
    • Safe and efficient

    Job facts:

    • Inspection, rock fall protection install, make safe and painting to 180m chimney
    • Confined space welding repairs and replacement of internal duct structural support braces
    • Install of 1t swing stage support frames to top ring of 130m and two 115m cooling towers
    • Inspection and make safe of spalling concrete to pedestrian accessible areas of 3 cooling towers
    • External cladding repairs to square and round duct work including expansion joints

    Quality, Safety & Environment:

    • Detailed safe work method statements, rescue plans and daily safety brief
    • Adhered to site specific confined space procedures
    • Independent safety audits completed
    • Personal gas monitoring
  • Yallourn Helicopter shot
  • Absafe circle logo
  • Helicopter Rope Access into Yallourn chimney stack
  • Reapirs at Yallourn Power Station
  • Helicopter Rope Access into Yallourn power station