Earthworks & Site Development | Nuna Logistics

By: Bathurst Inlet Port And Road Joint Venture  09-12-2011
Keywords: Construction Services, joint venture, Mine Planning

Earthworks are engineering work created through the moving of massive quantities of soil or unformed rock.  With the discovery of diamonds in Canada's north and the development of 4 operating mines, BHP's Ekati diamond mine, Diavik's Diavik diamond mine, De Beers Canada's Snap Lake diamond mine and the now closed Tahera Jericho diamond mine - NUNA has moved and placed several million cubic meters of earth to create the required site infrastructure.  In addition, NUNA has provided assistance with the mine planning of these projects.

Snap Lake Diamond Mine Project
De Beers Canada Corporation, Northwest Territories, Canada

DENESOLINE/NUNA Joint Venture's earthmoving and construction services for site infrastructure included  facilities pads,  fuel tank farm,  6 km all-weather site roads and all other earthworks,  3,500' airstrip with a 1,500' extension and  2 lined processed kimberlite containment dams.

Jericho Diamond Mine Project
Tahera Diamond Mine Corporation, Nunavut, Canada

NUNA's earthmoving and construction services for site infrastructure included all-weather site roads, facilities laydown areas, tank farm pad, dams and 3,960' airstrip.

Keywords: Airstrip, Construction Services, joint venture, Mine Planning

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