HFO Tank Cleaning and Waste Disposal

Key Project Details

PROJECT INDUSTRY

Major Mining Operation

LOCATION

Lihir, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

TWM GROUP DIVISIONS

Total Industrial Services

KEY DELIVERABLES

Tank 201 and Tank 202 HFO decontamination. Waste separation. Export, treatment and disposal.

QHSSE OUTCOMES

Nil incidents

TWM GROUP RESOURCES

In-house Engineers, Tradespeople, Project Manager, Mobile Plant & Operators, HS&E & Reporting

Key Project Details

PROJECT INDUSTRY
Major Mining Operation
LOCATION
Lihir, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea
TWM GROUP DIVISIONS

Total Industrial Services

KEY DELIVERABLES

Tank 201 and Tank 202 HFO decontamination. Waste separation. Export, treatment and disposal.

QHSSE OUTCOMES

Nil incidents

TWM GROUP RESOURCES

In-house Engineers, Tradespeople, Project Manager, Mobile Plant & Operators, HS&E & Reporting

Project Overview

Total Industrial Services successfully completed a significant HFO sludge decontamination project in New Ireland, PNG. The project involved transfer of the bulk of the tanks HFO liquid from the contaminated tank into a quarantine tank. The contaminated HFO at the base of the tank was removed by vacuum through a centrifuge which separates HFO from Sludge and water.

The wastes were sedimentary deposits formed over time. The tank was decanted, wastes removed and the structure was internally cleaned, repaired and recoated.

Scope of Work

TWM Group has a number of Waigani/Basel Waste Export Licenses Issued by PNG CEPA and the Australian Federal DoE.
TWM Group is PNG’s only Multi license holder.

Key outcomes from the project included:
Total Industrial Services exported 180 x 205ltr drums of HFO sludge from PNG to Australia for disposal.
The project involved HFO tank decanting, Water, Sludge and Fuel Oil separation through strainers, Vacuum tanks and centrifuge configurations.
Total Industrial Services successfully loaded and exported shipping of DG rated liquid waste.

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