Qilalugaq Exploration Project

The Qilalugaq exploration site is located on the Melville Peninsula, NU, 9 km north of Repulse Bay.

Project Scope

Commenced: 2005
Completed: 2005
Client: BHP Billiton Exploration

Nuna M&T Services Ltd., a partnership with M & T Enterprises Ltd., provided construction, site services and drill support which included: erection of a 50-person camp; mobilization of construction equipment; provision of a custom designed skid-mounted vacuum unit for collection of sludge from the large diameter drilling operation; site services including maintenance of a 5,000’ ice airstrip and aircraft freight handling; transportation of kimberlite bulk samples from the drill sites to the airstrip; and, using a Bombardier SW48HY tractor, construction of a 5,000’ ice airstrip capable of handling Hercules aircraft.