King Vol Mine – 2016

King Vol Mine – 2016

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King Vol Mine – 2016

Location
Approximately 40km northwest of Chillagoe in far north Queensland
Client
Auctus Minerals
Commodity
Zinc, polymetallic base metals

SCOPE

  • Supply labour, plant and material to commence underground operations including portal establishment and development, underground development, and production;
  • Establishment of offices, HV workshop, ablutions, batch plant, electrical infrastructure and sewerage water treatment plant;
  • Decline development using typical jumbo development and recover ore using traditional longhole open stoping methods; and
  • Mining of the decline (5.0mW x 5.5mH), levels (5.0mW x 5.5mH) and ore drives (4.0mW x 4.5mH) using twin boom jumbos.

CONTRACT TYPE

  • Schedule of rates with fixed equipment

PROJECT STATISTICS

  • Project term: 5 years; and
  • Employees: 83 at peak.

KEY PROJECT OUTCOMES (to date)

  • Establishment of portal and ground support;
  • Establishment of explosive magazines, temporary workshop and offices; and
  • Decline development underway.

KEY MILESTONES (to date)

  • Project commenced: September 2016

KEY PLANT & EQUIPMENT

  • 2 x Jumbo – Sandvik DD420-60C;
  • 2 x Production Drills – Sandvik DL431-7C;
  • 1 x Loader – Cat R2900G;
  • 1 x Loader CAT R1700G;
  • 4 x Trucks – Cat AD45;
  • 1 x Chargeup – Normet 1614B;
  • 2 x Integrated tool carriers – Volvo L120;
  • 1 x Shotcrete sprayer – Jacon Spraymec;
  • 1 x Grader – CAT 12G; and
  • 1 x Service Truck – Ultimec LF600.