Pahtavaara – Mining

In the first five years of operation over 2 million tonnes of ore was mined from three open pits but from 2006 to 2014 mining was been from underground with ramp access.
There has been some 35km of underground 5m x 5m tunnelling developed since operations commenced. Mining was previously undertaken by contractor using long hole stoping methods.

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