SAF 2205 (Duplex) Rotating Trommel – MMG (Laos Sepon Mine)

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Client MMG (Laos Sepon Mine)
Location Sepon Coppermine, Laos, South East Asia
Job Title SAF 2205 (Duplex) Rotating Trommel
Project Value Capital Works and Upgrades
Specialised Welding & Fabrication
Value Up to $250k

Scope Of Work

Mechanical design including finite element analysis, procurement, fabrication, NDT and packing for shipment.

Project Resourcing


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


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

Project Achievements

  • Trommel slot quantity, orientation and profile the result of
    detailed design work carried out by APMS Engineering.
  • Trommels supplied to MMG on a regular basis using the
    new design.

Key Activities


  • Detailed mechanical design, 3D modelling, finite element
  • Preparation of General Assembly and detailed drawings.
  • Material procurement
  • Workshop fabrication
  • Coded TIG welding in accordance with AS1554-6.
  • Coordination of Non-Destruction Testing (NDT) and logistics
    arrangements and documentation for shipping.
  • Liaise with client to ensure Manufacturers Data Report
    (MDR) contained the information required for future
    reference, including as built drawing information and
    drawing updates.


  • Not applicable

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SAF 2205 (Duplex) Rotating Trommel   MMG (Laos Sepon Mine)

SAF 2205 (Duplex) Rotating Trommel   MMG (Laos Sepon Mine)