Stockyard Hill Wind Farm
Completion Year:
2018/19
Location:
Victoria
Project Description:

Stockyard Hill Wind Farm is located 35 kilometres west of Ballarat in the Pyrenees Shire in Victoria. When this project is completed, it is poised to be the largest Wind Farm operating in the Southern Hemisphere with 149 Turbines delivering a total of 530mw of installed power servicing approximately 390,000 homes.

Abi Civil have been engaged by the Joint Venture to carry out:

  • Construction of internal access roads totalling 32 kilometres
  • Construction of hardstand areas and open drainage
  • Placement on site of all surplus excavated materials
  • Installation of drainage culverts
  • Rock excavation of turbine foundations ranging from 1000 to 1450 cubic metres
  • Stockpile of turbine backfill materials on site
  • Topsoil re-spread and seed at completion of the earthworks


To achieve our scope of works within program, Abi Civil operated an extensive fleet of heavy earthmoving equipment including: 

  • Caterpillar 631 Scraper
  • Caterpillar 615 Elevating Scraper
  • Caterpillar 623 Scraper
  • Cat D10 Dozer
  • 87 Tonne Excavator
  • 55 Tonne Excavator
  • 2 x 40 Tonne Excavator
  • 3 x Water Carts
  • 3 x Volvo 30 Tonne Dumpers


It has been our privilege in supporting the WBHO/SNC–Lavalin Joint venture and one that has certainly given Abi Civil an opportunity to showcase our ability in successfully delivering what we consider a major development in our growth in the Construction Industry.

As is the success of every project, you need a good team of people who you can rely on to get the job done. The team we selected for this project is led by our Project Manager Mr Sean Donohue and our General Foreman Mr Andrew Badger who between them, collectively bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our business. Between Sean and Andrew, we have been successful and fortunate in securing a good team of people with extensive industry experience and skills to drive our business objectives of becoming a contractor of choice.

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