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Shaft Sinking

We’ve sunk and equipped some of the world’s largest shafts in the harshest conditions on earth.

Shafts are a core component of many underground mining operations—an activity that sits squarely in the critical path of the Project Manager’s schedule. Traditionally, this is the most challenging discipline, and for that reason it remains the reserve of specialist contractors like RUC.

RUC brings a wide range of experience and expertise to the discipline, gained from sinking and equipping some of the largest shafts in the world, often in the harshest conditions. From the remote highlands of Papua to the technically challenging urban landscapes of Hong Kong, our turnkey solution for shaft projects, delivers a final constructed solution that gets your high-risk projects done with a minimum of fuss. Utilising all our core skills, our extensive fleet of equipment and unmatched experience, we take all the headaches out of your biggest shaft sinking challenges.

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Nick Maguire Manager Mechanised Mining and Raise Boring

Nick Maguire

Manager Mechanised Mining and Raise Boring

Since 1996, Nick’s career to date has predominantly involved underground metalliferous mining.
His experience gained during this time has been from the ground up, having spent years working underground at the ‘coal face’ through to statutory and senior management positions on site and at corporate head offices. This has given Nick an in depth knowledge of all aspects associated with underground mining.

Tracey Chan

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Tracey is a CPA qualified Accountant with over 22 years’ experience, 9 of which have been with RUC Mining Contractors as Financial Controller.  Prior to her tenure with RUC Mining, she worked in various industries including engineering and construction, property and telecommunications across Perth, Melbourne and London.  Tracey leads the Finance, Procurement, and supply chain functions, supporting internal and external stakeholders, while also managing company secretarial obligations for RUC Mining and its subsidiaries.

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