Detailed Project Description:
MCG were contracted by DPLH to be the principal contractor for the remediation of a substantial portion of the Northampton townsite across 139 properties of lead tailings impacts.
The works involved the following;
- Collection and removal of lead tailings from 139 townsite properties and reinstatement of the properties
- Containment of lead tailings where required under structures
- Construction of a 23,000m3 capacity Temporary Storage Facilities (TSF) at the Wheal Ellen minesite
- Placement and capping of approximately 18,000m3 of lead tailings in the TSF