Minjar Gold – Southern Cross Mines


Minjar Gold


Southern Cross, Western Australia


Surface drilling: diamond and reverse circulation

Project Challenges

  • Limited ramp up time
  • Ground conditions (waste dumps)
  • Terrain for drill pads
  • Controlled drilling/target windows
  • Hole variation
  • Hole angles

Our Approach and Equipment Used

  • 1 X Sandvik DE880HC
  • 1 X Support truck
  • 1 X Auxiliary compressor/booster truck
  • Four Mine Specified Toyota Landcruiser LV’s
  • Fuel and water pods
  • Containers with critical spares
  • Survey equipment

Client Outcomes

  • Zero Lost Time Injuries (LTI’s)
  • Zero re-drills and all targets hit
  • All drilling equipment recovered
  • Lowest cost per metre when compared to other contractors on site.

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