Glencore – Mount Isa Mines


Glencore Copper


Mount Isa Region, Queensland, Australia


Underground and surface drilling, ~35,000m per annum

Project Challenges

  • Managing multiple rigs and multiple sites
  • Angled drilling in areas
  • Terrain for drill pads
  • Deep hole drilling, ~2,000m holes
  • Multiple sites with unique induction processes

  • Our Approach and Equipment Used

    • 2 x Sandvik DE880 and 1 x Schramm 685
    • Four 8×8 support trucks
    • Two Auxiliary booster and compressor trucks
    • Four Mine Specified Toyota Land Cruiser LV’s
    • Fuel and water pods
    • Containers with critical spares
    • Survey equipment

    Client Outcomes

    • Zero Lost Time Injuries (LTI’s)
    • Deep hole drilling to 2,000m
    • Rigs and crews inducted and providing versatility across multiple sites
    • Program performed on time and to budget

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