The Project Essay

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The Project

Project Scope

Alstom Power Turbo-Systems was awarded the Engineering Procure Construct contract for TRUenergy’s Tallawarra CCGT Power Station located approximately 20kms south of Wollongong. Their scope was for the supply and installation of an Alstom GT26 Gas Turbine c/w HRSG / Steam Turbine / Generator / Stack / Balance of Plant.

Tenix Alliance was awarded two subcontracts from Alstom. The first was for the mechanical installation of the HRSG (Heat Replacement Steam Generation) and the second subcontract was for mechanical installation of the Balance of Plant.

Role of Tenix and description of each contract awarded to Tenix:

Subcontract #1 – Mechanical Erection of HRSG


Tenix’s role was primarily to install equipment, weld steel and fabricate or connect pipe work, all of which was largely provided by Alstom or others.

The contract is a mixture of lump sum and a remeasurable schedule of rates.

The scope of works included:

 Receive and store HRSG components
 Erect HRSG Structural Steel
 Erect HRSG modules
 Install drums and other vessels
 Connect large bore pipe work
 Fabricate and install small bore pipe work
 Erect stack
 Finish paint HRSG (optional)

Supply is predominantly free issue by Alstom with the exception of the following:

 Cranage, except for main and tailing crane for module installation
 Consumables such as gases, electrodes, PPE
 Site shed
 Power and compressed air

$7.19 million

Subcontract #2 – Mechanical Erection of Balance of Plant


Tenix’s role was primarily to install equipment, weld steel and connect pipe work, all of which was largely provided by Alstom or others.

The contract is a mixture of lump sum and schedule of rates.

The scope of works included:

 Receive and store GT/ST/Generator components excluding GT, ST, Generator
 Finish install GT/ST/Generator – alignment, onboard pipe work fit-out, grouting etc
 Erect GT/ST/Generator auxiliaries
 Erect GT/ST/Generator pipe work
 Erect various Rest Of Plant skids
 Interconnection pipe work installation (which accounts for approximately 50% of the total man- hours on the project)

Scope exclusions:

 Receipt and placement of Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine, Generator (which will be delivered and placed in position by Megalift in conjunction with Alstom erection supervisors)
 Material supply excluding consumables, grout materials, gasketing and miscellaneous minor hardware


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