MSP Engineering Pty Ltd
Greenbushes | Western australia

Project Overview

date completed
December 2018

The CGP2 Project involves construction of a new standalone Lithium Chemical Grade Plant, including a crushing facility at Talison Lithium Australia’s (Talison) operations at Greenbushes in Western Australia. The CGP2 project will significantly expand production of lithium oxide concentrates from Greenbushes, and is in response to the growing demand for them as a key feedstock for the manufacture of lithium ion batteries used for electric vehicles, battery storage and consumer electronics.

The project was completed in the second quarter of 2019. This project is now the most technically advanced Lithium Oxide facility in Western Australia.

Client Overview

Talison has appointed MSP Engineering Pt Ltd (MSP) as Head Contractor to design and construct the CGP2 Project. MSP is a leading engineering and project delivery company, which specialises in the development of mineral processing facilities and associated infrastructure around the world.

Over the last decade, MSP has successfully delivered over $500 million of resource development projects.

Scope of Work

The Tanks Package is a Design and Construct (D&C) scope of work whereby SIMPEC will design, construct, supply and install four process water tanks for the CGP2 Project.

The scope includes:

  • Construction management
  • Design and detailing of tanks and associated steelwork/piping
  • Supply of all tank and piping components
  • On-site fabrication of the tanks
  • Leak testing
  • Surface protection works including rubber lining

The tanks will form part of a complex, state-of-the-art mineral and chemical processing facility.

Key Facts

  • Total storage capacity of the tanks is greater than 3,200 m3
  • 100 tonnes of steelwork/plate
  • Largest tank - 19m diameter x 5.4m