Golden Grove Australia, WA

Location
250km East of Geraldton, WA

Nearest Town
Geraldton, WA

Client
EMR Golden Grove Holdings Pty Ltd

Commodity
Copper & Zinc

Contract Type
Fixed & Variable Schedule of Rates

Contract Duration
March 2017 to February 2021

Scope
Facilitate smooth transition in ownership, declining, lateral and vertical development and stope production using longhole methods

Byrnecut was engaged by EMR to assist its management team with the transition of ownership of the Golden Grove Mine from MMG in March 2017.

We were engaged to assist the EMR management team to transition from an owner-operator mine to a contractor model. We took over the majority of the workforce and equipment fleet, and have steadily upgraded plant items and implemented new technology under an extensive fleet replacement program.

The project lies 56km south of the township of Yalgoo, 600km north of Perth. The Scuddles and Gossan Hill mines produce zinc and copper concentrate from the treatment plant located at Scuddles mine site.

Scuddles ore undergoes primary crushing underground before being hoisted to the surface for processing.

Gossan Hill ore is trucked to the surface and crushed at the Gossan Hill ROM pad before being transported approximately 3km overland by conveyor to the treatment plant at Scuddles.

Sub-level stoping is the primary method used for both mines. At times, this method is combined with fill varieties including waste rock fill, cemented rock fill, and paste fill.

Golden Grove is accessed by sealed roads from Perth, with personnel flying directly to site on a fly-in fly-out basis.

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Golden Grove - EMR
Australia, WA

Development Drills Sandvik DD421 5
Production Drills Sandvik DL421-15C
Sandvik DL431-7V
2
1
Boggers Sandvik LH621
Caterpillar R2900
3
5
Trucks Atlas Copco MT65 12
Charge-up Units Normet 1614B Emulsion Unit
Orica MCU
2
1

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