VALE Nickel Refinery – NRC GRANULATION DRYER
NRC BUCKET ELEVATOR #2
VALE is a Brazilian multinational corporation engaged in metals and mining in different parts of the world including several Nickel assets in Canada and several operations in Sudbury, ON.
Client Needs: The NRC Granulation Dryer and NRC Bucket Elevator #2 were both in operation for over fifty (50) years at the VALE Nickel Refinery in Sudbury, Ontario. The nickel refinery had a scheduled shutdown for three (3) weeks in August 2015 and both pieces of equipment required engineering, fabrication, and shipment prior to installation.
Project and Engineering Management to plan and execute projects during shutdown window.
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Project Phases: Engineering, Planning, Construction & Commissioning
Results: NRC Granulation Dryer and NRC Bucket Elevator #2 projects both completed ahead of schedule and below budget during planned shutdown windows with focus on improving operations and maintenance ability to service equipment.