Fluor performed engineering, procurement, and construction management services for Vale's Long Harbour Nickel Processing Plant. The plant comprises a port site and a plant site, and was completed in 2013.
The port site facilities are concentrate and limestone offloading facilities and storage, a limestone kiln, concentrate and limestone grinding, sulfuric acid storage and distribution, non-process buildings and utilities, a pipe corridor, and an access road to the process plant.
Process facilities are a pressure oxidation plant that includes an oxygen plant; LRT / CCD; solvent extraction; cadmium removal; and nickel; copper; and cobalt electrowinning. Associated facilities are water and sewage treatment plants, non-process buildings and utilities, residue storage, roads and pipelines, and temporary facilities for use during construction only.
Vale is committed to providing a safe work environment for all employees and subcontractors. As part of that commitment, the companies produced a safety video to be shown to all employees working on the project.