Bodangora Wind Farm

Contact Details

  Ian Hudson
  (02) 6360 8422

  Klaus Baumgartel
  (02) 6041 5226

  Locations: NSW Australia
  Project Status: Construction
  Project Owner CATCON

Project Details

1.0         ABOUT CATCON

Civil and Allied Technical Construction Pty Ltd (CATCON) is a well-established national civil construction company delivering a full range of civil construction services for the power (including renewable energy projects), mining and general infrastructure sectors to Australian and International Clients. The company was founded in 1997 and today we are recognised as one of the leading wind farm balance of plant providers in Australia.



2.1         General

The Bodangora Wind Farm is being developed by Infigen who have in turn contracted GE/CATCON to carry out the design, supply and installation of 33 wind generator turbines and associated infrastructure (i.e. access roads and crane hardstands, WTG foundations, electrical reticulation and transmissions lines, substation and switchyard, operation and maintenance facilities, upgrades of existing infrastructure) with the capacity to generate in excess of 120MW.


2.2         How the Registration of Interest Process Works

The issue of this Registration of Interest (ROI) Request is not a Request for Tenders and in turn is not a commitment or representation that CATCON will issue a Request for Quotation ro procure the goods or service(s) listed in the work packages listed below.

CATCON may contact one (1) or more of the organisations that lodge an ROI in future to discuss the requirements of the goods or service(s) to be provided. Response to the ROI will not guarantee that CATCON will contact your organisation.

2.3         Site Overview

The Bodangora Wind Farm is located in New South Wales approximately 2km northeast of Bodangora, 20km northeast of Wellington and 40km southeast of Dubbo.

2.4         Constraints

2.4.1     Working Hours

Working hours for the site are restricted to the following:

   Monday to Saturday:                     7:00am to 6:00pm

   Saturday:                                      8:00am to 1:00pm

(extension as required and as approved by the client)

   Sundays and Public Holidays:        As required and as approved by the Client

2.4.2     Access

Access to the site is from Goolma Road.

2.5         Project Structure

The project is being undertaken as an EPC agreement between Infigen and GE/CATCON. CATCON are the Principal Contractor and therefore accepts their responsibilities and obligations in accordance with:

   WHS Act and Regulations (2011) (NSW); and

   the EPC Contract.

CATCON are responsible for the completion of the Civil and Electrical Balance of Plant works and the transport and erection of wind turbines.



3.1         Programme

The works are scheduled to commence in July 2017 with project completion scheduled for August 2018.

3.2         Health, Safety and Environmental Requirements

All Suppliers and personnel attending the site are required to comply with CATCONs Safety and Environmental Management System, Project Management Plan (PMP), Construction Environmental Management Plan and Sub-Plans(CEMP) including the provision of SWMS/JSEA, appropriate PPE, Workers to have appropriate training to complete the works, etc.

3.2.1     Training and Induction Requirements

All personnel attending site are required to:

   undertake the Consortium Site induction; and

   have obtained an Industry White Card.

3.3         Quality Requirements

All Suppliers and personnel attending the site are required to comply with CATCONs Quality Management System including the provision material certificates, test reports, etc. where appropriate.

3.4         Insurance Requirements

The Supplier shall maintain necessary insurances to cover the liabilities of the works including Public Liability, WorkCover and where required Professional Indemnity. 


Project Documents


Meet the Contractor Day - Tuesday, 20th June 2017

Work Packages

There are currently no open work packages for this project.

Accomodation22 Jun 1710 Jul 17 
Provide fully furnished rental accommodation for 6-12 months. Accommodation to be within the Wellington, NSW and surrounding region
Cleaners6 Jun 1716 Jun 17 
Supply cleaning services and supplies once a week to clean approximately eight site huts.
Concrete Supply - Offsite Supply27 Jun 177 Jul 17 
Supply and deliver concrete (32 MPa) to supplement existing concrete supply during foundation construction.
Crane - Minor Lifts22 Jun 171 Aug 17 
Provide either dry hire and wet hire of crane equipment to lift loads ranging up to 65 tonnes (for example to lift steel foundation reinforcement). Short and long term hire necessary.
Crushing & Screening30 Jun 1718 Jul 17 
Provide mobilisation, plant, labour and maintenance for primary crushing of raw feed at various locations on site to produce a 40mm nominal size and 53mm maximum size.
Drill & Blast30 Jun 1724 Jul 17 
Provide all labour, plant, equipment, applicable licenses and delivery of materials for drill and blast works.
Fencing & Gates28 Jun 1712 Jul 17 
Supply and install fencing and gates including:
- new single and double farm gates
- new electric farm fences/gates
- short lengths of standard farm fencing, and
- approximately 500m of 1.8m high security fencing.
Food & Catering Service27 Jun 171 Aug 17 
Supply and deliver regular supplies (i.e. milk, coffee, tea, bottled water etc) for site compound. Supply on occasion additional, more substantial, catering supplies for events.
Freight - Adelaide to Dubbo/Wellington22 Jun 174 Jul 17 
Provide freighting services between Adelaide and the Dubbo/Wellington region, preferably with onsite delivery to Bodangora Wind Farm (near Wellington, NSW).
Fuel Supply27 Jun 177 Jul 17 
Provide regular re-supply of fuel to plant and other machinery (i.e. generators). Re-fueling will occur at multiple locations ranging from the site compound to the dispersed works team.
Geotechnical testing30 Jun 1711 Jul 17 
Geotechnical testing to roads, hardstands and foundations. Supply all plant, labour and materials required to undertake the testing regime including: standard compaction, modified compaction, particle size distribution, Atterberg Limits, CBR (lab soaked 4 day and dynamic cone penetrometer), plate load tests, sampling and back filling of soil for CBRs and gradings/Atterberg Limits.
Mechanical Fitter6 Jun 1716 Jul 17 
Supply mechanical repairs/maintenance to a range of large and small plant. Must be capable of travelling to site to carry out repairs and servicing. Mechanical fitter must supply own tools and service truck to use on site. CATCON will have approximately four 30t-35t excavators, two 25t-30t Dump trucks, two 18t Loaders, one 50t dozer, one 12t telehandler and two 100kva generators that will require attention throughout the project
Precast Culverts and Drainage Materials27 Jun 177 Jul 17 
Precast Culverts and Drainage Materials
Seed and Enviro Control27 Jun 177 Jul 17 
Seed and Enviro Control
Septic Pump Out Services6 Jun 1716 Jun 17 
Supply vacuum truck to extract and take away septic waste from two toilet blocks.
Small Equipment Hire6 Jun 1716 Jun 17 
Supply wet or dry hire of minor plant such as forklifts, skid steers, small excavators, small rollers etc. Must have the capabilities to deliver and pick up equipment. All equipment must come with plant risk assessments and relevant safety features including rotating flashing lights, UHF radio and Safe Working Load decals where appropriate. Must have short and long term hire options depending on what is required.
Tree Removal22 Jun 1710 Jul 17 
Provide tree removal and tree pruning services for small, confined areas designated for vegetation removal to enable road construction.
Tyre Supply30 Jun 1711 Jul 17 
Capable of traveling to site to repair or replace tyres on large plant including, graders, dump trucks and telescopic handlers. Must also be capable of supplying and fitting tyres for light vehicles
Waste Management - Liquid27 Jun 177 Jul 17 
Provide, when required, waste management services (i.e. safe handling and removal) of liquid waste products
Wate Management - Solid27 Jun 177 Jul 17 
Provide, when required, waste management services (i.e. safe storage and removal) of solid waste products. Bins and storage containers to be provided by succesful contractor