KARARI 
UNDERGROUND
MINING SERVICES
STATUS: COMPLETE

Scope of Works

Turnkey underground mining services for the Karari Underground Mine, including:

  • The establishment of four portals; Main Decline, Exploration Decline, Switch back 5 and Whirling Dervish, with in excess of 14,000m of total development

  • Conventional and tele-remote loading of over 1,300,000 tonnes of ore

  • Haulage of all capital development, level development and stope ore and waste to surface ROM and waste stockpiles

  • All vertical development works comprising some 3,000m of raise drilling and boxhole slots

  • All underground construction and civils including vent walls, concrete collar and civil foundations

Project Highlights

  • One Lost Time Injury (LTI) recorded for the project

  •  Averaging over 300m per month of fully supported development with a single Sandvik DD421-60 jumbo, over eight consecutive months, peak performance of 357m in a single month

  • First Mining Contractor to install and implement whole of mine, whole of fleet real time tracking system for improved safety and productivity

  • Ramped up production from 59,183 tonnes of ore in February 2017 to 111,515 tonnes in May 2017 an increase of 188% in three months

Client: Saracen Mining Ltd
Location: NE Kalgoorlie, WA
Contract Duration: 3 years
Safety Statistics: 1.5 LTIFR

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