|May 04, 2011 |
Merit Newsletter Issue #22 April 20
|Apr 28, 2011 |
Nevada Copper Provides Update on Feasibility Study & Engages Merit for Pre-Construction Services
Merit is extremely pleased to be associated with the Pumpkin Hollow Copper project in Nevada. The initial intent is to construct two shafts and develop an underground mine and associated processing plant. Shortly thereafter, project will expand to involve an open pit and a sizeable mineral processing facility distinct from the initial plant. Merit will be applying it's wealth of previous and very current experience in the development of copper projects to support this new endeavour.
|Apr 26, 2011 |
Maxim Power Corp. - Milner #14 Coal Mine Project
Merit has been awarded the construction management of the Milner #14 coal mine project.
|Apr 20, 2011 |
Copper Mountain Commissions Primary Crusher with Ore on Schedule
Merit is the Construction Manager for this first new mining project in BC in over a decade -- the 35,000 tpd copper plant is on schedule and on budget and is currently undergoing commissioning of the grinding circuit.
|Apr 15, 2011 |
Yellowhead Mining award Feasibility Study Management to Merit Consultants
Yellowhead Mining Inc. is pleased to announce the awarding of the Feasibility Study for Yellowhead's Harper Creek Project to Merit Consultants International Inc. ("Merit"), who will manage a team of consultants assembled for the project.
|Feb 23, 2011 |
Copper Mountain Project Nears Completion
Merit Consultants are the Construction Managers for the 35,000 tpd copper mine. Work on the Copper Mountain Project continues to proceed on schedule and as planned. The overall schedule for the project remains unchanged with construction expected to be completed by the end of April 2011, commissioning of equipment is scheduled to occur during May 2011, and full production scheduled to be achieved by the end of June 2011.
|Feb 14, 2011 |
Copper Mountain Project - Loadpath handles aggressive schedule on mine structure
The builder worked under the direction of construction manager Merit Consultants.
|Feb 08, 2011 |
Selwyn Acquires ScoZinc Limited
Selwyn Resources Ltd. ("Selwyn") (TSX VENTURE:SWN) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Acadian Mining Corporation ("Acadian") whereby Selwyn would acquire, either directly or indirectly, all of the issued and outstanding shares of ScoZinc Limited ("ScoZinc"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Acadian, and thereby acquire all of the assets associated with the Scotia Mine located in Nova Scotia.
|Jan 10, 2011 |
Merit Consultants aligns with Praetorian Construction Management
Jay Collins, President of Merit Consultants International Inc. (Merit) and Ted Purvis, President of Praetorian Construction Management Ltd. (Praetorian) are pleased to announce that they have aligned their companies
|Jan 01, 2011 |
Jay Collins, P.Eng., President of Merit Consultants International Inc., is pleased to announce the following Appointment: David Rees, has been promoted to Senior Vice President; Martin Schweigert, has been appointed Vice President, Projects; Ken S. Morris, has accepted the position of Vice President, Construction
|Nov 23, 2010 |
700 tonne Copper Mountain mining shovel unveiled
The first of two massive PC 8000 hydraulic shovels was the reason for all the fuss last week. It is a twin to another one that will arrive and be assembled by early 2011. Together these two shovels which travelled by train, boat and semi-trailer are part of an impressive equipment package through Komatsu straight from Düsseldorf, Germany. Merit continues to provided construction management services including on-site management, contracts administration and scheduling, for the is 35,000 tpd open pit mine.
|Nov 17, 2010 |
Imperial Report Results of the Red Chris Feasibility Study Update
Merit Consultants International Inc. has prepared the capital cost estimate for the 2010 Update, except for the mining area costs which were estimated by Imperial staff. Merit completed the cost estimate for the 2005 Feasibility and thus had a thorough knowledge of the project
|Nov 17, 2010 |
Copper Mountain Project Continues on Track
Copper Mountain announces that construction work on the Company's Copper Mountain Project continues to proceed on schedule and as planned. Merit continues to provided construction management services including on-site management, contracts administration and scheduling, for the is 35,000 tpd open pit mine.
|Nov 02, 2010 |
Caldag Nickel Heap Leach Project - Turkey
Merit is continuing as the nominated construction managers for the Caldag Nickel Heap Leach Project in south western Turkey. With the final steps towards construction being taken Merit continues with the development of construction contracts. The capital costs and project schedule have been updated. All capital equipment is at the site and infrastructure is essentially complete.
|Nov 01, 2010 |
Faro Mine Closure - Yukon
Merit has been providing Project Management services on the Grum Sulphide Cell Project at the Faro Mine. As well as the Project Implementation and Management Plans for the remediation and final closure of these brownfield sites.
|Sep 15, 2010 |
Copper Mountain Project, BC - Video Update
Merit are the Construction Managers on this 35,000 tpd copper mine located in Princeton, BC. Merit is providing construction management services including Contract Administration, Trade Supervision, Cost Controls, Scheduling, Expediting, and Document Control. This open pit mine is on schedule and on budget.
|Sep 08, 2010 |
Anatolia Minerals - Çöpler Gold Heap Leach Project
Merit is providing construction management services to Anatolia Minerals for its' Copler Gold Heap Leach Project in eastern Turkey approximately 500 kms to the east of Ankara. The project includes the first phase heap leach pad, adsorption desorption facilities and a three stage crushing circuit for approx 14,000 tpd. This is the third project that merit has provided Construction Management services for in Turkey. Merit has a branch office in Izmir and is currently starting the construction management for the new Caldag Nickel Heap Leach Project near Turgutlu.
|Aug 26, 2010 |
Copper Mountain Project, BC
Merit are the Construction Managers for the new 35,000 tpd Copper Mountain Project near Princeton, BC.
|Jul 30, 2010 |
Caldag Nickel Heap Leach Project - Turkey
Merit is continuing as the nominated construction managers for the Caldag Nickel Heap Leach Project in south western Turkey. The capital costs and project schedule have been updated and negotiations with contractors for the earthworks portion of the site is imminent. All capital equipment is at the site and infrastructure is essentially complete. This is the third project for Merit in Turkey and we look forward to ongoing work in the region.
|Jun 25, 2010 |
Anatolia Minerals - Çöpler Gold Heap Leach Project - Construction Photos
Merit is the construction manager for the Çöpler Gold Heap Leach project located approximately 500 kms to the east of Ankara, Turkey. This is the third mining project for Merit in Turkey. The Copler Project is about 20% complete.
|May 31, 2010 |
Copper Mountain Project debt financing agreements signed for US$322 million
Merit are the Construction Managers for the new 35,000 tpd Copper Mountain Project near Princeton, BC. The project construction work is progressing well into the structural steel erection stage and is on schedule for Mechanical Completion in April 2011.
|May 26, 2010 |
Caldag Nickel Project near Izmir, Turkey
Merit are the nominated Construction Managers for our third project in Turkey. This $290 million nickel heap leach project is about 70% complete on the engineering and over $70 million worth of has already been purchased and is currently stored close to the project site while the financing continues to be finalized for construction to start. Merit are updating capital costs and schedule and developing the strategy for moving forward with the Owner's team.
|Mar 23, 2010 |
Avion Gold Corporation - Mali Project
Avion Gold Corporation, Mali Project West Africa - Merit currently provides construction management cross shift services for the gold project in West Africa.
|Mar 23, 2010 |
Fort Knox Mill Expansion
Merit is providing Construction Management service for the third year on the Fort Knox mill expansion. During 2010 work will continue on the heap leach pad extension as well as the tailings dam raising. Services include contracts, purchasing, site management, scheduling and coordination with the engineering groups.
|Mar 23, 2010 |
Anatolia Minerals Copler Project Construction Development Update
Merit is providing all site and home office Construction Management services for this second gold heap leach project in Turkey. Services include tendering and site management of construction contracts, field purchasing/expediting and warehousing, scheduling, cost reporting and site management including quality assurance management and surveying.