Mine Winder Electrical and Controls Upgrade


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 six (6) week period whilst the mine was still operational.
  • Cutover and commissioning to be done during one (1) week shutdown.

Control systems

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


  • Triple i completed their scope within three (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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