Mechanised Mining / Raise Drilling / Boxhole Boring

Mt Morgans Gold Project

Mt Morgans Gold Project


Scope of Works

Providing all underground mining services including:

  • The establishment of two new portals, Beresford and its Ventilation Portal
  • The rehabilitation and stripping of two existing portals, Westralia Decline and Allanson Portal
  • Ongoing capital and ore drive development of nearly 40,000 metres
  • Peak advance of over 1,500m per month
  • Over 400,000 production drill metres to be drilled using new Atlas Simba S7 Production Drills
  • Conventional and tele-remote loading of approximately 2,500,000 stope tonnes
  • Haulage of all capital and production materials to surface ROM and waste stockpiles
  • Vertical development works comprising of some 5,500 metres of raise drilling and slot raises
  • All dewatering of old underground workings
  • Construction and civils works including ventilation walls and, concrete collar and civil foundations


Project Highlights

  • No Lost Time Injury (LTI) recorded for the project to date
  • 1,837 metres developed in 5 months, 328 metres ahead of schedule
  • Purpose built box hole rig, designed and built to suit the Mount Morgan to suit 4m x 4m headings