Miscellaneous Consulting Services

BMA Coal Operations

Larpro was engaged to provide project planning review and support, and assistance in reviewing contractor claims for the development of BMA’s metallurgical coal projects in the Bowen Basin.

Ban Houayxai Gold/Silver Project – Laos

Larpro assisted PanAust with project and design coordination activities at the PanAust owned Ban Houayxai gold-silver deposit.

Nui Phao Mining Project – Vietnam

Larpro provided assistance to Masan Resources in obtaining various Vietnamese permits and approvals for the Project, reviewing cost and time elements of the project, and managing site infrastructure development.

Carborough Downs Expansion Project

Larpro provided planning assistance to the owners team for a major expansion of the underground mine and associated surface works for the Carborough Downs Expansion Project in Queensland Australia.

Dalby Ethanol Refinery

Dalby Bio-Refinery Limited engaged Larpro to provide assistance to the Owner’s Team in completing negotiations with the contractor for the EPC Contract.

Oaky Creek Mine

Larpro was engaged by Xstrata Coal to undertake a design and costing for repairs and upgrades to two haul road crossings of Oaky Creek, to enable future use of these roads by mine and coal trucks.

Incitec Pivot/ Dyno Nobel – Project Aurora

Larpro provided engineering, planning and site superintendence assistance to the Owner’s Team for Project Aurora, Incitec Pivot Limited’s Ammonium Nitrate (AN) complex at Moranbah, Central Queensland prior to its deferral in early 2009.

Vale Australia

Larpro provided Vale with planning services for all new and existing coal development projects in Australia for a period of approximately 3 years. These projects were in varying phases of development from pre-feasibility studies to projects in commissioning.

Royal Wolf Trading – Management Plans preparation

Larpro was engaged by Royal Wolf Trading to assist in preparing and formalising their existing and proposed management systems for implementation on designated projects, with particular emphasis on current and future defence projects.

Country Fire Authority Victoria (CFA)

Larpro was engaged to provide project management assistance and guidance to the Country Fire Authority (CFA) in Victoria in their Bushfire Preparedness Program for the 2009-10 bushfire seasons following the February 2009 bushfire disaster in Victoria.

QGC LNG Project

Larpro has provided QGC with independent advice on project execution and procurement strategies as part of their submissions to AusIndustry regarding customs and excise issues relating to their LNG project at Gladstone. We also conducted some early cost planning studies for the in-field gas gathering works.

Hunter Valley Services

Larpro provided assistance to Rio Tinto in their project management activities at various mine sites across the Hunter Valley including the development of site specific project management practices suitable to multiple-project sustaining capital works programs.

Hunter Valley