Construction at the mine remains on schedule for expected commissioning in the third quarter of 2017. The permanent camp pad has been completed with the first concrete poured on January 19, 2016, and mobilization of the 330-person permanent camp to site is expected to begin in March with concrete foundation work scheduled to begin in April. The construction of the transmission line is also expected to commence in April.
Bulk earthworks to level the site for the mill building are expected to be completed in March with concrete foundation work scheduled to begin in April. The construction of the transmission line is also expected to commence in April.
The pre-production underground development contract was awarded to Cementation Canada Inc., and their crews have been mobilized to site and operating on multiple headings since early January.
All long lead-time items have been ordered, including the ball mill, SAG mill, and transformers. Construction power generators are in operation. Detailed project engineering continues.
There are currently over 700 employees and contractors working on the Brucejack Project.
For the Fourth Quarter 2015 - Consolidated Management Discussion and Analysis dated December 31, 2015 which includes a project update click here.