GE_ALSTOM 2018 Tallawarra HP DRUM replacement

High-Pressure Drum replacement and Pipes re-connection

 Client General Electrics
Location Tallawarra Power Station  (Energy Australia)
Job Title HP Drum Replacement
Service Pressure Vessels, Specialised Welding & Fabrication

Scope of Work

High Pressure drum replacement / Pipes Re-connection & Fabrication

Repair & add the valves / Adjacent structure reinforcement

Project Resourcing

Workshop personnel included Coded Welders and Boilermakers. The support team included Project Management, Quality Management, Project Engineering and Project Supervisor.

Project Achievements

We’ve proudly completed the project with high standard performance on schedule.

Due to the nature of the high-pressure drum handling, there were high standard requirements in Safety, Qualify and Project & Schedule management.

All procedures were qualified and approved by International and Australian clients prior to the project commencing

  • Zero (0) Lost Time Incident during the project (120days approx. 30-40 Manpower)
  • Zero failure rate on all welding; only one minor defect found out of 106 welding joints
  • 100% NDT conducted
  • Project delivered on time and on budget
  • Complete conformance to AS1210-2010 Class 1
  • Protech Welding Pty Ltd worked closely with the client nominated International Welding engineer/ consultant to ensure all project quality requirements where exceeded for the duration of the project


  • Project and quality management
  • Extensive interaction with our client to ensure a quality of the finished product was in line with practical requirements
  • Coordination of multiple subcontractors including, Lifting, NDR and Reinstatement.
  • Liaise with the client to ensure Manufacturers Data Report (MDR) contained the information required for future reference including as-built information and drawing updates.























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