VLF 2 Phase 2 Construction Squaw Gulch Valley Leach Facility - 19VLF

July update: Our crew has been pushing hard to prepare subgrade for the installation of the Geo Membrane and have started to cover up the approved liner material behind the Geo Membrane installation crew.  The majority of the earthwork has been completed as well.

Description of Project: The Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mining Company, LLC. (Newmont) contracted with Tezak Heavy Equipment to expand the Squaw Gulch Valley Leach Facility at their operations near Victor, Colorado. The project is located between the communities of Cripple Creek and Victor, Colorado at an elevation of approximately 9500 feet above mean sea level. Work consists of excavating and slope recontouring, placement and rolling of clay, placement of liner, placement of perforated pipe and 2 foot drain material.

Project Major Activities:
•    Phase 1

o    Mobilization
o    Topsoil Removal (2”)
o    Unsuitable Material Removal
o    Secondary Underdrain Installation
o    Tertiary Underdrain Installation
o    Slope Recontouring, Cut/Fill Y
o    Subgrade Preparation
o    Soil Liner Fill Processing (native Clay Dump 1)
o    Soil Liner Fill Haul & Place
o    Permanent Anchor Trench
o    Drain Cover Fill (Haul & Place)
o    Safety Berms
o    Supply & Install Leak Detection Trench (CIP)
o    4” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Supply)
o    4” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Install)
o    8” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Supply)
o    8” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Install)
o    12” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Supply)
o    12” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Install)
o    15” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Supply)
o    15” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Install)
o    80 MIL DBL Sided Textured LLDPE Geomembrane (Install)
•    Phase 2
o    Topsoil Removal (2”)
o    Unsuitable Material Removal
o    Tertiary Underdrain Installation
o    Slope Recontouring Cut/Fill
o    Subgrade Preparation
o    Soil Liner Fill Haul & Place
o    Permanent Anchor Trench
o    Drain Cover Fill (Haul & Place)
o    Safety Berms
o    Supply & Install Leak Detection Trench (CIP)
o    Supply & Install Leak Detection Trench Outlet
o    4” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Supply)
o    4” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings (Install)
o    8” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings(Supply)
o    8” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings(Install)
o    12” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings(Supply)
o    12” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings(Install)
o    15” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings(Supply)
o    15” Perforated CPe Pipe & Fittings(Install)
o    80 MIL DBL Sided Textured LLDPE Geomembrane (Install)