Infrastructure

Key Project Components

Mining areas including an open pit, waste rock storage areas, overburden storage areas, ore stockpile, and mill feed ore storage
Process plant consisting of a crushing circuit, grinding circuit, pre-leach thickening and leaching, carbon-in-pulp circuit, carbon elution and regeneration, electrowinning and gold refining, and tailings disposal
Tailings management facility with downstream design
Water management facilities including a series of runoff and seepage collection ponds that will direct all contact water, surface runoff and underground workings water to the centralized mine water collection pond and effluent water treatment plant, as well as the potable water, sewage systems and fire systems required to safely operate the mine
Power plant that will connect by pipeline to the TC Energy Canadian Mainline
Additional infrastructure including site access and haul roads, a workshop and maintenance facility, warehousing and administration buildings, explosives and reagent storage, fuel storage and distribution, a recycling and sorting facility, and site security
Relocation of Infrastructure currently located within the Project footprint, including realignment of a portion of Highway 11, a Ministry of Transportation Patrol Yard, a Hydro One electrical substation and distribution lines, the Hydro One Geraldton Operations Centre and an Ontario Provincial Police Detachment

 

Figure 1: Mine Site Plan

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Figure 2: Plant Site Layout