Tunnel Drive Project

A tunnel drive of several kilometres with associated shafts and bore pits encountered unexpected physical conditions. CCi was appointed as quantum expert in an ICC arbitration working alongside various technical experts. This involved ascertaining the effect on production and costs in tunnelling through unforeseeable conditions versus pre-construction site investigation reports.

Brazil

1.4GW Combined Cycle Power Plant

During the equipment commissioning operation for the project’s steam turbine unit, a system error triggered an unscheduled shutdown of the lubricating oil pumps causing damage to the turbine shaft.

Australia

Desalination Plant

Seven independent delay events were claimed to have impacted the critical path during the project to increase the desalination facilities’ annual output from 50 to 100 billion litres annually.

Europe

Double Deck Tunnel

A series of incidents concerning a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) with a diameter of 13.7m, were claimed to have caused delay to the critical path of the project.

Europe

730MW Ultra-supercritical Coal Fired Power Station

Originally suffering a catastrophic failure of the transformer, the project suffered several delay events, including 13 instances of damage.