Minjar Gold – Pajingo Mine


Minjar Gold


Pajingo Mine, Queensland, Australia


Underground drilling services

Project Challenges

  • Management of ramp up and onboarding for multiple rigs
  • Mine productivity and access
  • Water and power issues from site
  • Long daily operations
  • Managing double shift operation
  • Managing subcontractors for specialist drilling program

Our Approach and Equipment Used

  • 5 x Atlas Copco Underground Rigs
  • Integrated Carrier
  • Unatended auto drill
  • Dedicated HSE Manager

Client Outcomes

  • LTI free since contract start in 2015
  • A standardized, uniform fleet
  • Standardized procedures
  • Minimal contractor related standby
  • Ability to change drilling methods as required by client

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