Project CHUG Above 3800 Mass Ex Project

Crescent Valley, Nevada

Drill and blast excavation of nearly 130,000CY of tunnels and caverns totaling 4000’ of drive at the Barrick Cortez Hills Underground Mine to allow construction of underground batch plants, ore bins and conveyors.

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2018

Tunneling, Drilling

Tunneling, Drill & Blast

Barrick Cortez Hills Underground Mine

Drill and blast excavation of nearly 130,000CY of tunnels and caverns totaling 4000’ of drive at the Barrick Cortez Hills Underground Mine to allow construction of underground batch plants, ore bins and conveyors. The largest caverns were 40’ wide by 92’ tall. In addition to the rock bolt and shotcrete ground support, 6000 ea 8’ to 10’ long anchor bolts were installed to secure the permanent infrastructure.

Owner
Barrick Cortez, Inc., Adam Lucas, Project Manager
General Contactor
Drill Tech Drilling & Shoring, Inc., Brett Mainer, Project Manager
Engineer/Architect
Golder Associates / Barrick Cortez, Edward Botros, Project Engineer
DTDS Project Manager
Brett Mainer

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