RTIO – HCO Fuel Farm

RTIO engaged our team to Project Manager, Design, Install, Test and Commission the the HCO Fuel Farm facility to the Rio Tinto Cape Lambert facility. Works include, construction of the entire fuel farm, installation of 8 Diesel fuel tanks, MEP pipe reticulation, pipe bridge, oily water separator, bund installation, water treatment and tailing ponds, heavy Mechanical, Electrical, complex Electronic and Instrumentation/communications systems.

Project was completed on time while maintaining Qfactor impeccable safety record with zero LTIs.


Design for the design project the team consisted of:

  • 1 x Lead designer
  • 3 x Engineers, 5 x Drafters
  • 3 x PLC/SCADA designers
  • 1 x PM

SMP Construction for the Construction project the team will consist of:

  • 1 x Project Manager
  • 1 x Construction Engineer
  • 2 x Fabrication contractors
  • 1 x Erection contractor
  • 3 x functional contractors
  • 1 x Electrical contractor
  • 1 x Project Manager
  • 1 x Quality Manager
  • 1 x Construction Manager
  • 1 x Safety Manager

Project was completed with 111,000 hrs with ZERO LTI and 2 x FAI.

Qfactors’ Responsibilities

  • Engineering and Project Management of: the design and implementation of all functional disciplines
  • Engineering Level decisions for Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Electrical Supply, Distribution, Instrumentation.
  • Management of the Project/Program Office, further redevelopment of the Project Management system in application, execution conformance/monitoring.
  • Engineering design process review and execution conformance/monitoring
  • Regional Board level client control
  • Responsible for all aspects of Engineering design, Construction at site, Risk, Legal, Finance, SHRM, Quality.
  • Leading the Procurement control process, Contractor evaluations, and Contractor Contract negotiations.

Safety system development and execution conformance