Casestudy: North American Palladium

Kozar Engineering Inc. was contracted to design freeze protection for piping that connected the Lac des Iles Mine’s fire suppression system into the existing site firewater supply.



Firewater Supply Piping and Air Compressor Heat Recovery

Kozar Engineering Inc. provided the mechanical, electrical and instrumentation engineering for this project. The detailed mechanical design consisted of providing pipe routing drawings & details to three tie-points; providing an option analysis on freeze protection including material costs, installation costs, and constructability issues; providing piping layouts and detail drawings including tie-in details and pipe support details; and providing recirculating line details and schematic.

The detailed electrical design consisted of providing electrical engineering design services for the recirculation system, preparing PFD’s and P&ID’s, wiring diagrams, cable schedules and motor starters.