Fast-Track Project For Foskor PhalaborwaDart Admin
FAST-TRACK PROJECT FOR FOSKOR PHALABORWA
MJM Electrical in Phalaborwa recently requested JB Switchgear to assist with the design, manufacturing and supply of a new 525V Pit Dewatering MCC for Foskor’s operations there.
The existing motor control centre was damaged during blasting operations, and so it was critically urgent to get a new MCC manufactured without any delay.
The new MCC consisted of a 1000 Amp incomer and three 350 kW DOL pump starters, two of them duty pumps, and one standby. Everything is mounted on a skid and moved around the pit as required.
The purpose of the MCC is to keep the pit clear of water build-up during mining operations, especially during the rainy season.
JB Switchgear built the new MCC in a record time of just two weeks, ahead of the December shutdown period.