Alcoa Aluminium Portland

Client: Portland Aluminium Smelter - For Alcoa Hatch Engineering Alliance

Project: Full rebuild of Building 262 Carbon Anode Baking Furnace including tear out and removal of existing refractory.

Period: August - September 2008

Project Summary:Dominion Industry was engaged to demolish and rebuild the existing 76 section Carbon Bake within an operating furnace. This unique methodology utilised a window of 26 sections to progressively demolish and rebuild between 3 moving fire trains. Dominion Industry recognised a skills shortage in Australia and worked in conjunction with Victorian Building Unions to import skilled European labour to work in conjunction with trainee Australian resources.

Scope of Work: Supply and Installation of 2 OHTC Cranes

Manpower: > 200 Trades and Assistants

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