Syunik Region. Lichkvaz Mine, 60km from Kapan.
Drilling works for geological exploration. Column drilling with Atlas Copco CS/14 drill rig. Drilling diameters was PQ (122mm), HQ (93mm), NQ (76mm) with a maximum 500m depth and 60-degree dip, total 40.000 linear meters, 219 drill holes. In all drill holes’ inclination were done with REFLEX EZ-TRAC 1.5 equipment. One of the difficulties of the work is that some of drill holes have crossed the horizons of up to 3 adits. The work began in May 2016 and ended in September 2016.
About 10 km of ground roads and 219 stacking platforms have been built with the help of CAT 329, CAT 336 and CAT D8 techniques.