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Package # VB-S-C-2019-30 QBE Nomination Closing Date
Title GHG Verifications Tender Issue Date TBA
    Bid Closing Date TBA

For more information contact: Dwayne Chiasson
709-896-6426
709-752-3459
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Contract Scope

Voisey’s Bay is a remote open pit mine and milling operation located in Northern Labrador.  The site produces all of its own electricity from six (6) diesel generators.  The site also operates two (2) diesel fired boilers.  A heavy equipment fleet supports the mining operation, and the transport of concentrate produced in the mill to the port site (~10 km distance).  A light vehicle fleet is used for personnel movement throughout the site.  All fuel at the site is delivered via ship and all fuel use at site is tracked and recorded.  Based on fuel consumption and tracking data, the primary sources of GHG emissions are:

Operations:

  • Stationary Combustion: diesel generators and boilers

  • Mobile Equipment: heavy equipment and light vehicles

  • Blasting: use of emulsion in open pit blasting

VBME:

  • Stationary Combustion: diesel generators

  • Mobile Equipment: heavy equipment and light vehicles

  • Blasting: use of emulsion and ANFO/emulsion in portal development and underground blasting