From exploration, initial site access and clearing through to preproduction and production development, Dumas is the choice for end-to-end project development.
Dumas has particular experience in the following areas of underground mine development:
Dumas is one of Canada’s leading shaft sinking contractors and the sole shaft-sinking contractor in Peru. From the heights of the Peruvian Andes to the extremities of the deepest metalliferous mine in North America, Dumas has the experience and knowledge to provide all shaft services.
Dumas’ crews of experienced miners can provide track and trackless development of any size. We safely and responsibly accelerate the lateral development process to ensure efficient and timely access to the ore bodies to meet our clients’ expected production targets.
Dumas is a leading provider of conventional open raising methods and mechanized raise climbing. We can design and construct ventilation, manways, ore pass and waste pass raises. Our mechanized raise climbers are used in some of the deepest mines in North America and have successfully completed some of the most challenging raises on the continent.
From utility holes to drop raises and small ventilation raises, our longhole drilling services maintain the highest level of accuracy to save considerable time and resources.