Aust Stab Awards of Excellence 2013 Fluor K

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Aust. Stab Awards of Excellence 2013 Fluor K 132 (Santos) Contract – Dawson’s Bend

Aust. Stab Awards of Excellence 2013 Fluor K 132 (Santos) Contract – Dawson’s Bend Road FK Gardner & Sons Pty Ltd Innovation or Excellence in Sustainability in Pavement Stabilisation Sponsored by

The Project n Part of Santos’ $18. 5 billion GLNG CSG venture n Consists

The Project n Part of Santos’ $18. 5 billion GLNG CSG venture n Consists of new roads and upgrades to existing roads at the Fairview gas fields n Dawson’s Bend is a 17 km long critical road at the heart of the gas field required to provide access for the installation of infrastructure

The Problem n Local quarry, Burnt Gully, was no longer able to provide the

The Problem n Local quarry, Burnt Gully, was no longer able to provide the required CBR 35 material n Another quarry 70 km away was determined as a potential new source of material n The material would require crushing and transport to the site at significant cost to the client

The Solution n FKG undertook laboratory testing on Burnt Gully material of CBR 10

The Solution n FKG undertook laboratory testing on Burnt Gully material of CBR 10 mixed with cement n Results showed that a 1% cement modification could provide in excess of CBR 45 n This would result in a shortened programme and reduced cost

The Outcome n The solution saved the client in excess of $1 million over

The Outcome n The solution saved the client in excess of $1 million over the life of the project n It meant fewer trucks on the road and a reduced carbon footprint n FKG conducted FWD testing and determined a 20+ year design life n FKG delivered value for money and a more sustainable result