Ausenco has been working on the project for over a decade, providing Barrick with innovative design solutions for the leach pad and best in class construction monitoring support services in a very challenging environment.
We partnered with Barrick to help meet their goals of sustainable economic development and protecting the environment. During this time we developed some industry firsts including: placement of the leach pad liner system on near vertical slopes; high head internal leach pad pregnant solution pond with vertical caisson pumping system; leach pad raincoat and surface water management system providing increase stream flow below the project, and one of the first compartmentalised valley fill heap leach leak detection system.
Ausenco’s scope of services included:
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