TfA completed a major upgrade of the Shell Pinkenba bitumen plant including a new 10ML bitumen storage tank, wharfline, heat exchangers, hot oil heater and connections to the road tanker loading bay.

Project Scope

  • New Insulated 10ML Bitumen Tank with Internal Heating Coils
  • Four new Heat Exchangers
  • New Gantry Pumps
  • Radar Tank Gauging
  • New 500m x 250NB Dock line


  • New tank bund
  • New Driveway Pavements
  • New Main Switchboard
  • Extension to fire water hydrant ring main
  • Fire System hydraulic study


TfA Role

  • Project Management
  • Facilitation of Approvals
  • Functional Specification
  • Cost Estimate
  • Detailed Design
  • Equipment & Instrument Data Sheets
  • PLC Logic
  • Construction management
  • Full Time Construction Supervision
  • Commissioning
  • P&ID’s
  • Hydraulic pipe flow modelling
  • Pump specification and sizing
  • Piping Isometrics
  • Bulk Earthworks
  • Civil and Structural design
  • Electrical & Instrumentation design
  • Hazardous Area Drawings
  • Operating Procedures