ADVANCE NOTICE OF CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY – DRILLING PROGRAM

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Solicitation No. RFP-476721-0033

Parsons, as the Main Construction Manager (MCM) for the Giant Mine Remediation Project (GMRP), will be soliciting a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a drilling program at Giant Mine, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Work will consist of providing diamond core drilling equipment capable of completing HQ3 sized boreholes and triple tube coring techniques for vertical and angled holes as specified. Drilling will include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • confirmation drilling of previously backfilled stopes (four observation boreholes; ~155 to 160 metres long; HQ3 size)
  • paste delivery to open stopes (~55 boreholes; 25 to 100 metres long, 96.1 mm and 200 mm diameter)
  • other drilling as may be required, e.g., geotechnical test holes. Work is anticipated to start in early to mid-October 2020.

Parsons is committed to ensuring procurement is conducted in a fair, open and transparent manner while meeting Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (CLCA) commitments and the Government of Canada’s procurement objectives regarding Indigenous opportunities. Competitive proposals will be solicited using the MERX Canadian Public Tenders website to select the best value firm to deliver the product to the Giant Mine in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Please visit www.giantminerp.ca for news and updates on the Giant Mine Remediation Project!