Located on the Arctic coast, the Hope Bay project was the excavation of an exploration development access ramp. In addition to the typical challenges of a remote Arctic project, Hope Bay did not have ice road access, but instead had a brief window for shipping by sea. The logistics of the project required rapid mobilization and operating in extremely cold temperatures to establish ramp portal and surface facilities to commence the project.
This was the second project carried out by KCMD, a long term partnership between Cementation Canada and Kitikmeot Corporation of Nunavut.
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It is important that we have a reporting culture where all our employees are encouraged to report all near misses and close calls. A strong reporting culture will ensure that every hazard is controlled, risk is reduced in the workplace, and harmful incidents are prevented because ...
Toronto, ON, November 12-14, 2017