Meadowbank Gold Project
Client: Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
In October 2006, Nuna M&T Services Ltd. commenced construction of Agnico Eagles’ 106 km all-weather road from Baker Lake to the Meadowbank Project (Nunavut’s longest all-weather road). The travelling surface is 10 m wide with an average height of 0.8 m above the existing ground with gentle side slopes to avoid impeding the movement of wildlife. Utilizing barges, Nuna M&T mobilized a heavy equipment construction fleet, crushing plant, fuel, supplies, camp, and shop. Road construction required a crew of 60+ to drill, blast, haul, and place over
1.7 million m3 of ROQ. The road consists of 119 culvert crossings and 9 river crossings which required the installation of abutments and Acrow-style bridge decks.