MG Projects

McCain Foods – Transformer Replacement Concept Study (2017)

The Project

Owner: McCain Foods

Location: Ring Road Wendouree

Client: McCain Foods

Project: Transformer Replacement

Role: Concept Study

Completion Date: Q3 2017


  • High Voltage Equipment identification and options development
  • Review constructability of developed option
  • Scope of Work Development
  • Workshop on risks and impacts of the change
  • Concept design report


  • Replacement of two 1000kVA transformers with a single 2000kVA transformer was chosen after site due diligence check of the 415V switchboards capability to handle fault currents.
  • Resulted in both short and longer term cost efficiency and easier constructability of the plant