Update October 4th, 2021

Update October 4th, 2021


The Haul Road Service Access provides temporary access to the future Tailings Management Facility (TMF) site until the future Haul Road is built. It also provides access to service the power line that will connect to the TMF pump stations.

Planned activities for the week of October 4th include Tree Clearing, continuing to advance the Early Earth Works within the Kenogamisis and S4 Aggregate Pits, exterior and interior finishes within the Temporary Lodging Facility, stripping and excavating in preparation for foundation work, drilling within Pond B1, the installation of power lines and road construction.

What's coming next:

Operation of the Temporary Effluent Water Treatment Plant located South of Hardrock Road is underway with discharge of clean water into Kenogamisis Lake. Early Earth Works in the Kenogamisis Pit located North of Highway 11 behind Between Bridges Inn continues with loading and hauling of pit run material to the future Process Plant Site (PPS) area . The Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) is now occupied by construction workforce residents. Exterior and interior finishes within Phase 2 TLF modules including  mechanical, electrical and piping work will continue. Temporary Power Line work will continue with the installation of power lines between Highway 11 and the TEWTP as well as between the future PPS and future Tailings Management Facility (TMF). Construction of Pond B1 within the PPS area continues with on-going drilling within the Pond B1 footprint. Stripping and excavation work to prepare the foundation for the future Administration Building and Truck Shop will commence. On-going hauling of material from the S4 Aggregate Pit to the future TMF area will commence. Construction of TMF Access Roads between S4 and the future Haul Road will continue. The installation of culverts A6 and A6a located near the future TMF area by way of the Haul Road Service Access are complete. Construction of an access road within the MacLeod High Tailings (MHT) area continues in preparation for the future construction of the MHT seepage collection system. Tree clearing activities within the Lahtis Road area in preparation for the construction of the TMF will continue.

The Tree Clearing, Early Earth Works within the Kenogamisis and S4 Aggregate Pits, the installation of power lines, the drill and blast program and road construction involve the use of heavy equipment such as: zoom booms, cranes, drills, excavators, skidders, wood chippers, bulldozers, tri-axle haul trucks, articulated trucks and loaders. For health and safety reasons, we wish to caution the general public to limit non-essential traffic within Hardrock Road and the TEWTP area and to follow and obey posted signs across the Project area.

The safety of our employees, contractors and the general public is paramount as we continue to prepare for construction of the Greenstone Mine.