Aug 2023 – Aug 2024



Moderna’s “Project Resilience” is Australia’s first large-scale mRNA research hub and vaccine manufacturing facility, and Moderna’s first facility outside of North America. It will expand the Moderna global manufacturing footprint for pandemic preparedness. The facility will produce up to 100 million vaccine doses annually, making it the largest producer of mRNA vaccines in Asia-Pacific. This will include COVID-19 booster shots as well as mRNA vaccines for other respiratory viruses such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Pure Piping were engaged to deliver the Process scope (mechanical pipework and electrical), including additional detailed design, procurement of items, installation, pressure testing, passivation, quality assurance and commissioning protocols/execution.

Mechanical design requirements including

  • P&ID Library set-up and P&ID edits
  • 3D Model conversion, clash co-ordination and updates
  • Equipment set outs and trimble layout drawings
  • Isometric drawings
  • Detail fabrication drawings
  • Equipment, valve and instrument registers/lists for procurement

Electrical design requirements including

  • P&ID review for non-skid based wiring
  • 3D Source model for process electrical to be created, clash co-ordinated and updated
  • Review of vendor skid drawings and co-ordination
  • Automation architecture
  • HMI co-ordination
  • Detail drawings
  • E&I install Scope of works
  • Lists (drawing, IO, HMI, etc.)
  • Panel design

Services include

  • Water for Injection (WFI)
  • Purified Water
  • Soft Water
  • Compressed Air
  • Process Air (inc. purchasing compressors, dryers & receivers)
  • Clean Steam
  • CIP Supply/Return
  • Glycol Supply/Return
  • Temperature Control Units (and distribution)
  • Process/Aqueous Waste (inc. waste collection tanks)
  • Nitrogen (inc. procurement of N2 generator and storage vessel)
  • Carbon Dioxide (inc. auto change over panel)
  • Process Vent / Exhaust
  • Process Control System (inc. control panels)
  • Environmental Management System

All valves and instruments procurement and management by Pure Piping.

Commissioning protocols and execution.