Bidding Opportunity, Giant Mine – Tailings Rehabilitation

Monday, January 28, 2019

Giant Mine – Tailings Rehabilitation Parsons Inc. (“Parsons” or “Prime Contractor”) is the Prime Contractor for the Main Construction Management Services project as issued by the Government of Canada for the Giant Mine Remediation Project (GMRP). Parsons is soliciting competitive proposals for the purpose of selecting the best value firm to provide Tailings Rehabilitation Drilling (Tailings Drilling) at the Giant Mine, located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT). The drilling to collect samples will be conducted in the North, Central, South ponds and dams. The work under this contract consists of the Tailings Rehabilitation Drilling as specifically detailed in the drawings and specifications, and includes but is not limited to:

  • Drilling of boreholes using a sonic drill to an assumed depth of 25 meters
  • Collecting thin-walled tube samples
  • Installations of standpipe piezometers
  • Conduct Piezocone Penetration tests (CVP)
  • Conduct downhole seismic tests and pore water dissipation tests
  • Install thermistor strings in boreholes • Conduct Field Vane Shear Test (FVST)
  • Backfill all boreholes to surface using cementitious grout upon completion
  • Log and record all results

The bidding opportunity is located on MERX at