Mine Startup: New Gold Rainy River Project

Location: Chapple, ON
 
Description:
- Peat Extraction
- Excavate and haul 1.25 M cubic metres of basal till, peat, and clay from open pit during preliminary stages of mine operation.
- Stockpiling, ditching, and construction of ramps for pit access.
- Civil Work and Construction
- Culverts and access roads
- Excavation and hauling
- Pipeline installation: 22 km of HDPE piping, above- and below-ground
- Fibre Optic cable installation
- Aggregate Production
- Blasting, Crushing, stockpiling, and loading 1.5 M cubic metres of aggregate for mine site civil construction
 
Value: >$53.5 M
 
Completion Date: September 2017
 
Owner: New Gold Inc.