Societe des Mines de Syama


Mali, West Africa


Carbon Transfer Vessel


Pressure Vessel


Up to $250k

Scope of Work

Mechanical design and verification, drafting & detail drafting, procurement, fabrication, NDT, hydrotesting, sandblast & paint and pack for shipment.

Project Resourcing


  • Required coded welders and boilermakers experienced in pressure vessel fabrication.
  • Project Manager provided single point of contact with the client.


  • Not included – shipping and site installation in Mali by others.

Project Achievements

  • APMS provided a comprehensive project management service. All activities were managed to the satisfaction of the client with minimal intervention.
  • Project delivered on time and on budget with 100% weld compliance rate.

Key Activities


  • Detailed mechanical design to AS1210 and verification.
  • 3D modelling and preparation of Autocad drawings.
  • Material procurement.
  • Workshop fabrication.
  • Coded TIG & FCAW welding to AS 3992.
  • 100% material and weld traceability.
  • Coordination of multiple subcontractors including non-destructive testing (NDT), hydro testing, blasting & painting and logistics arrangements and documentation for shipping.
  • Liaise with the client to ensure Manufacturers Data Report (MDR) contained the information required for future reference including as built information and drawing updates.