Didipio Mine – 2016

Didipio Mine – 2016

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Didipio Mine – 2016

Location
Nueva Vizcaya - 270km North of Manilla, Luzon Island, Philippines
Client
OceanaGold
Commodity
Gold

SCOPE

  • Raise bore drilling for ventilation raises
  • Batch plant supply and expatriate trainers.
  • Expatriate training and mentoring – skills transfer to local workforce from bogger operators to project superintendents.

CONTRACT TYPE

  • Schedule of Rates and expatriate labour hire.

PROJECT STATISTICS

  • Active
  • Project term: 18 Months
  • Employees: 20+

KEY PROJECT OUTCOMES (to date)

  • Transfer of necessary skills to become component and skilled underground miners according to global best practice standards.

KEY MILESTONES (to date)

  • Breakthrough of ventilation raises despite hard fractured ground conditions encountered on time and budget.
  • Successfully commissioned Australian made batch plant on site with the help of expatriate trainers to an Australian standard.
  • Successfully reached production commencement milestone on time, despite water inflows in excess of 150 L/s.

KEY PLANT & EQUIPMENT

  • 1 x Raise bore – RBR600VF
  • 1 x 60 tonne Batch plant– Tylden