Kutcho Copper Project Access Road, Capstone Mining Corp.

Allnorth’s engineering scope of work for the Kutcho Project consisted of the layout, survey and design of a 123‑kilometre access road, and associated bridges and culverts, that goes from Dease Lake, British Columbia to the mine site. Allnorth completed a comprehensive access management plan to determine the most economical and feasible means of accessing the remote mine site. Other works included a fish compensation stream survey, a drill collar survey and the establishment of geodetic control. Close coordination with consulting groups and government agencies was key to the success of this project. (See also: Kutcho Copper Project Environmental Assessment.)

Allnorth’s responsibilities for this project included:

  • Project management
  • Engineering cost estimates
  • Road development assessment
  • RTK GPS Survey
  • Base map acquisition, amalgamation and comprehensive review
  • Detailed field assessment
  • Identification of stream crossings along corridor

About this infrastructure project

The proposed Kutcho Project is a high-grade copper-zinc-gold-silver deposit, operated by Kutcho Copper Corp., a subsidiary of Capstone Mining Corp. The Kutcho Project is located approximately 330 km north of the town of Smithers in the Liard mining district in northern British Columbia. The site is accessible by air or, during summer months, by road via a 120 kilometre long seasonal road from Dease Lake.

Services in this project

Civil Engineering

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Environmental

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Project and Construction Management

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Structural Engineering

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Surveying

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