CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

AS OF JULY 16, 2017

EMBANKMENT CONSTRUCTION 

- Applying surface crush between Km 57 to Km 62

- Final grading and compaction efforts from km 0 to km 4, km 7.8 to km 9 and km 38 to km 50 

- Continuation of work on pit 312 access road.

- Haul 101 loads reject crush from airport quarry to NEI and various locations from km 0 to km 15.

- Surveyors working between km 57 and km 76

- Quality Control Tech working on compaction testing on embankment.

CULVERT INSTALLATION  

- All culverts have been installed

BRIDGE INSTALLATION 

- Eight bridges have been installed

PIT DEVELOPMENT

- Pit 174: Extraction completed, final reclamation in progress

- Pit 177: Completed reclamation

- Pit GSC4: Completed reclamation

- Pit 312: North and South running cooperation at the same time

o Equipment includes one D10 stockpiling for crusher, one rock truck

o Maintain drainage ditches and trenches.

o Repair of pit access road and camp pad area ongoing.

o Stockpile material for crushing operation

- Pit I401A: Completed reclamation

- Pit PW10: Completed reclamation

ENVIRONMENT

- Erosion and sediment control measures are in place and continue to be monitored at all water crossings

- No spills or incidents to report

RESEARCH

- Geotechnical drilling program completed

- Replacement of 51 thermistor protective covers and installation of 51 data collectors scheduled for the month of July

EMPLOYMENT

- A total of 49 people are currently employed by the project, including 30 NWT residents

- Total days employment achieved to date as of July 16, 2017 = 131,125

- Total days of employment achieved for Inuvik region and NWT residents as of March 5, 2017 = 94,365

- One ILA monitor