Talison Tianqi Lithium Australia: Stage 1


Kwinana Industrial Area,
Western Australia

Project Owner

Talison Tianqi Lithium Australia


Georgiou, MSP Engineering


10 months

Start Date


End Date


In 2017, Talison Tianqi Lithium Australia commenced construction of a large chemical grade lithium processing plant (CGP2).

During stage one of construction, Melchor Contracting supplied all labour, plant and temporary works and materials for the steel fixing, concrete placement and formwork.

With the processing plant in the Kwinana Industrial Area now operational, Tianqi Lithium Australia produced Western Australia’s first battery-grade lithium hydroxide in May 2022. The lithium hydroxide supplies global customers, producing rechargable batteries for the electric vehicle and energy storage system industries.

Upon delivering Stage 1, Georgiou engaged Melchor Contracting to complete further works in Stage 2.

  • 13,000 cubic meters of concrete in a typical light mining processing facility.
  • 8 major structures up to 14m high with 2m suspended slab.
  • High volume of walls and ground slabs.
  • Peak Workforce: 90