Lupin Mine / Ulu Exploration

Lupin Mine is located in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, 400 km north of Yellowknife, NT. The Ulu advanced exploration site is located 160 km north of the Lupin Mine property.

Project Scope

Commenced: 1993
Completed: 2006
Client: Kinross Gold Corporation

Nuna’s activities included: first phase tailings reclamation (crushing and transportation of esker materials and backfill at the tailings site); refurbishment of existing dams and new dam construction; mobilization of the camp, shop, and support services for the Ulu project; construction of support roads and airstrip at the Ulu project; and transportation of 27,000 tonnes of cement in bulk bags from Hay River, NT to Lupin to supply the paste backfill plant.