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Inclusions and Exclusions

This table provides a list of contract inclusions under the "Inclusions and Exclusions" section for a bulk material handling project.

Inclusions and Exclusions
3D point cloud scan
Acceleration and Coasting time analysis.
Chute failure mode effect analysis.
Belt Tension Analysis.
Belt Loading Analysis.
Audit on current system status.
Any modifications to the location of the head pulley on any of the chute designs. In the event that modification to the location of the head pulley mounting location is required, a change note will be issued to include the additional work .
Any health and safety associated documentation required for project completion.
Any additional design conditions other than the specified design upgrade.
Analysis of Discrete Element Modelling material flow results.
Advisement on stakeholders (National and International).
Additional Site Visits
Additional design validations for new running conditions.
Fluid Coupling oil fill quantities.
Geotechnical investigation.
Head and Tail end Transition distances analysis.
Hold back specifications.
Engineering oversight on findings by the DEM service provider.
Electrical feed to min-substations, transformers, motor control stations etc. as the current location of power supply is currently not known.
Discrete Element Modelling simulation.
Discrete Element Modelling calibration tests. Note: the commencement of this work is dependent on supplying a sample of the ROM production to the nominated laboratory to the specification given and reliable test results received in due time.
Convex curve Idler analysis on carry and return strands.
Control, instrumentation and electrical requirements
Class 1 estimate of costs.
Long term advisement of the chute replacement and process flow diagram improvements.
Literature review.
Layout drawings for chute installation and modifications.
P&ID's and electrical drawings
On-Site Installation
On-site Construction
Motor selection and reserve power.
Medicals and inductions for the site visits.
Mechanical and Thermal rating analysis of gear units.
Manufacturing, installation or construction.
Review of environmental issues or discussion with authorities.
Report on current expected life of equipment.
Pulley analysis which includes shell diameters, hub and bearing shaft sizes and such deflection limits.
Project schedule.
Preliminary installation timeline for each chute modification.
PR approval of structural calculations.
Planning of installation.
Phased project scope with itemized deliverables.
Vertical curve (Concave/Convex) and Horizontal curve analysis. For concave curves belt lift out is determined. Convex curves will access belt flex stability.
Testwork on the residue material.
Take-up system analysis (Required tension at load cell or counterweight mass. Take-up movement is also determined in the tower and carriage depending on rope weaving arrangement).
Structural and condition Inspection walk through of conveyor system.
Structural analysis of the existing support structure.
Specification of Belt class and Selection.
Sizing and specification of all relevant hydraulic equipment and fittings.
Site visit with operations team detailing findings and recommended modifications.
Run of Conveyor Idler analysis on Carry and return strands.
Review of SCADA information.
Work instruction for the manufacturing of the chute steel work.
Details on the all contractor requirements for site work.
Assistance with fabrication quality assurance.
Assistance with procurement of equipment and approvals of vendor data.
Assistance with commissioning and installation support
Facilitation of HAZOP studies, in particular safety analyses, recommendations for modifications to the existing support structure, installation procedure, ease of maintenance and accessibility for inspection and maintenance.
Provide input into the Bill of quantities ( prepared by site appointed Quantity Surveyor)

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