Prophecy Provides Update on Ulaan Ovoo Mine Preparation, Mongolia
Prophecy Resource Corp. Referring to the Mine Services Agreement between itself and Leighton Asia Limited, Prophecy announced today that Leighton has established the required infrastructure and deployed all necessary equipment and manpower (on schedule) to execute long term mining operations at Prophecy’s 100% owned Ulaan Ovoo Coal Project, Northern Mongolia.
Ulaan Ovoo site establishment commenced on 13 July 2010 to ensure that the commissioning of the 250,000 tonnes starter pit will take place as planned as of September 2010 with 57,500 tonnes in the first month ramping up to 100,000 tonnes per month by December 2010.
Operation Statistics: To date Leighton has removed and stockpiled approximately 30,696 BCM of topsoil and 209,095 BCM of overburden which is approximately some 28,089 BCM of overburden ahead of schedule in preparation for mining.
Equipment: Operational equipment deployed by Leighton includes three 773C Cat dump trucks, one 385D Cat excavator, one D8R Cat dozer, one 160H Cat grader, one 928G Cat loader, two 10,000lt water tankers, one 3,000lt fuel truck, two CD150 dewatering pumps, three Allmand portable lighting plants and four diesel generators of varying capacity.
Manpower: The current labour force can be categorised as follows: