05 Oct 2021
Kazakhmys Barlau conducts drilling at the tailings dump of the Balkhash processing plant.
Drilling of engineering-geological wells is carried out from a pontoon from the water surface on the pulp within the framework of the Sampling Program developed by the company at the Balkhash tailings storage facility.
Drilling operations are carried out jointly with specialists of LLC "Burgidroproekt" (Moscow, Russia).
The total drilling volume is 1100 cubic meters (22 wells with a depth of up to 50 m).
The technology allows drilling with a core yield of at least 95%.
Kazakhmys Barlau is the first exploration company in Kazakhstan that carries out this type of work!