Mopani Acid Plant

WBHO (Zambia) Ltd was awarded the civil works for the new acid plant and gas cleaning plant for Mopani Copper Mines in Mufulira, which is a small town in the Copperbelt province situated 40km from Kitwe and 60km from Chingola. The project commenced in November 2012 and was carried out over various phases, comprising some 11000m3 of concrete works in total.
Contract Duration: 16 Months
Contract Value: ZAR 110 Million
Engineers: SNC Lavalin Canada
Client: Mopani Copper Mines
Location: Mufulira, Zambia

Limeco Resources Limited

Limeco Resources Limited is a limestone processing company situated approximately 30km west of Lusaka. Currently the company is in the planning stages to develop a limestone quarry and a processing plant to produce limestone aggregates, cement and quick lime for mainly their own needs at the Glencore mine in Zambia (Mopani) and in the Congo. Once completed and operating the planned output will be in the region of 350,000 tons per annum.WBHO was invited to tender and was awarded all major and critical structures on the project.

The scope of the work to be completed consists of the following areas:
  • Quick lime plant
  • Lime stone crushing and screening plant
  • Raw material storage and raw mill section
  • Blending and storage section
  • Kiln section cement
  • Clinker storage and cement mill section
  • Cement storage and packing section
  • Fuel fepot
  • Workshop building
Total concrete volume will be 4,000m3
Contract Duration: Nov 2013 – Sep 2014
Contract Value: ZAR 30 Million
Engineers: Protechglobal Consulting Services 
Client: Limeco Resources Limited
Location: Lusaka West, Zambia

Lafarge: Mapepe Aggregate Plant

WBHO recently secured work with Lafarge Zambia to construct the civil work associated with their new Crusher.

The scope of works consisted of:
  • Terrace (36 000m3) and ramp (19 000m3)
  • Foundations for the Conveyor and secondary crushers
  • Retaining wall of 35m long, 9.2m high and 1.2m thick (320m3 done in three night pours)
  • Cable trench and plinths
  • Water tank base

Contract duration:   July 2013 - January 2014

Contract value: ZAR 15.3 Million 

Client: Lafarge

Contractor: WBHO Construction Zambia Ltd

Location:Chilanga, outside Lusaka, Zambia

The Modular Tailings Treatment Plant

The Modular Tailings Treatment Plant (MTTP) is a new diamond recovery plant for Debswana (De Beers and Government of Botswana) at their Jwaneng Mine, north-west of Gaborone, in Botswana. When completed, this plant will be utilized to reprocess all the existing tailings to recover further diamonds. Kalcon a subsidiary of WBHO was contracted for the civil and earthworks of the project which started on 4 February 2013 and is planned to be completed in March 2014.

Contract duration:  
12 months

Contract value:  
P 45 Million (Pula)

Consultants: 
ADP Projects

Client:
Debswana

Location:    
Jwaneng, Botswana

Pprust Isa Mills

Pprust Isa Mills
EMPLOYER
Anglo Platinum

CONSULTANT
Vhumbanani Projects

YEAR COMPLETED
2009

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R30M

LOCATION
South Africa, Limpopo

PROJECT TYPE
Heavy Industrial Plants

DESCRIPTION
Five new mills, MCC building and various small buildings

Mazal Bake Furnace

Mazal Bake Furnace
EMPLOYER
Mozal SARL

CONSULTANT
SNC-Lavalin-EMS

YEAR COMPLETED
1999

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R40M

LOCATION
Mozambique, Maputo

PROJECT TYPE
Heavy Industrial Plants

DESCRIPTION
Reinforced concrete structure for the bake furnace and anode handling facilities for the Mozal Aluminium Smelter

Saldanha Steel Plant

EMPLOYER
Saldanha Steel Projects

CONSULTANT
EMS

YEAR COMPLETED
1997

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R125M

LOCATION
South Africa, Western Cape, Saldanha

PROJECT TYPE
Heavy Industrial Plants

Columbus Stainless Steel

Columbus Stainless Steel
EMPLOYER
Anglo American Corporation

CONSULTANT
Columbus

YEAR COMPLETED
1994

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R57M

LOCATION
South Africa, Mpumalanga, Middelburg

PROJECT TYPE
Heavy Industrial Plants

Tutuka Water Tower

Tutuka Water Tower
EMPLOYER
Eskom

CONSULTANT
Eskom

YEAR COMPLETED
1986

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R1M

LOCATION
South Africa, Mpumalanga

PROJECT TYPE
Heavy Industrial Plants