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Pumpkin Hollow

Pumpkin Hollow

Sinking a 24-foot diameter by 2,200 feet deep shaft
Location
Yerington, Nevada
Client
Nevada Copper Corp.
Designer
Tetra Tech
Contract Value
$15,000,000
Completion Date
2014
Market Sector
Underground
Capabilities
Self Performance
Atkinson Underground division is sinking a 24-foot-diameter, 2,200-foot-long, advanced exploration shaft on the east underground deposit of the Pumpkin Hollow Copper Development Property. In addition, the project includes the erection of a 400-ton head frame, installation of a 3,000-horsepower hoist, and construction of various miscellaneous surface facilities. The shaft is ready and big enough to hoist 7,500 tons of ore per day.
 
 
 
 
This shaft will allow us to access the over 820 million pounds of high grade underground copper reserves in the East deposit defined in the Feasibility Study.
Giulio Bonifacio, President & CEO, Nevada Copper Corp.