Mine Winder Electrical and Controls Upgrade

  • Mining & Minerals

Mine Winder Drive Upgrade – Electrical and Controls Installation

Triple i completed the electrical and controls installation for the upgrade of the Men and Materials Winder at a major lead and zinc mine in Cobar, NSW. The existing control system was no longer sustainable and did not comply with the current mines regulations.


  • Installation of the new control panels, interconnecting cabling.
  • Installation of the underground control panels and field devices.
  • Installation of the fibre optic network.
  • Installation work to be done during 6 week period whilst the Mine was still operational.
  • Cutover and commissioning to be done during 1 week shut.

Control Systems

  • Allen-Bradley Logix 5000 & Logix I/O
  • Powerflex Drive


  • Triple I completed their scope within 3 days during actual shutdown.
  • Installation and cutover completed ahead of time and on budget.
  • Cost and performance targets were all met.

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