Simberi Island Power Station

Installation and expansion

Year: 2009 – 2011

Location: Simberi Island, PNG

Client: Allied Gold Limited

Specs: $185 million


The Simberi Gold processing plant was upgraded from 700tph to 1,500tph. The upgrade required the installation of new a power stations, crushing, grinding, and flotation circuits.

Premise provided various services, including:

  • Detailed design of all aspect of the new processing plant
  • Detailed design of power station (8 x 1.5MW Wartsilla HFO Generators)
  • On-site construction supervision
  • Plant commissioning
    • Key Outcomes:

      • Island power supply converted from diesel to heavy fuel oil (HFO)
      • Successful integration of multiple design teams