Pasminco Cockle Creek Smelter Remediation

Project name: Pasminco Cockle Creek Smelter Remediation

Client: Pasminco Cockle Creek Smelter Pty Ltd

Value: $40M

Location: Main Road, Boolaroo, NSW

Commencement: January 2009

Duration: 120 weeks

Overview: The job consisted of the construction of a contaminated cell and associated infrastructure for site remediation of the former Pasminco Cockle Creek Smelter Site

Scope of works:

  • Groundwater cut off drains and leachate collection systems
  • Groundwater sumps and pumping systems
  • Placement of approximately 750,000m3 of contaminated soils
  • Installation of HDPE and LLDPE cell liner systems
  • Design and construction of a leachate treatment plant
  • Containment cell capping system including native grass re-vegetation