Deep South – 2015

Deep South – 2015

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Deep South – 2015

Location
170km North East of Kalgoorlie, WA
Client
Saracen Mineral Holdings
Commodity
Gold

SCOPE

  • Mine development, mine production, production drilling, raise boring and cable bolting
  • Narrow vein sub level stoping
  • 500 metres of lateral development & 35,000 stope ore tonnes per month
  • Supply labour, plant and material to establish greenfield underground site including site establishment, portal development, underground development and production
  • The mine will access the ore body from the existing open pit using typical jumbo decline development and recover ore using traditional longhole open stoping methods
  • Predominantly the decline and ore drives were mined using twin boom jumbos, with typical dimensions of 5.0mH x 5.0mW ore drives and larger capital development (5.5m W x 5.7m H)

CONTRACT TYPE

  • Schedule of Rates

PROJECT STATISTICS

  • Project term: 24 months 
  • Employees: 90

KEY PROJECT OUTCOMES 

  • First portal cut fired on 23 October 2015
  • Commenced portal works September 2015
  • 8.4km of advance
  • 82,000 production drill metres
  • 350,000t of ore mined
  • 1,987,000tkm hauled

KEY PLANT & EQUIPMENT

  • 2 x jumbos – Sandvik  DD420-60  and Sandvik  DD421-60C  – TFX10/16
  • 1x production drill – Atlas Copco E7C
  • 1x charger – Normet Charmec 1610B
  • 3x loaders – 3 x Cat R2900G – 1 Teleremote Guidance
  • 3x trucks – 2 x Cat AD55B , 1 x Cat AD60
  • 3x service – Volvo L120F IT, Volvo L120E IT – Open cab and Volvo L90C IT
  • 1x raise bore – Atlas Copco Easer