Contract Mining

Contract Mining

QME Contract Mining Division has its own professional “in house” management team, and employs a large number of skilled miners and utilises an extensive equipment fleet. While engaged in Mining and Tunnelling contracts, we provide Equipment, Mechanics, Personnel, Management, Planning Expertise, Engineering and Training.

Mine Production

Our fleet of fully mechanised production equipment includes:

  • Sandvik Development & Production Drills
  • Sandvik Loaders
  • Sandvik Trucks
  • Production Support Equipment

All members of our management team and staff are experienced in all ranges of development and production methods. We have experience in many different rock types and pride ourselves in providing our clients with innovative solutions to often unexpected scenarios.

Mine Development

QME developed in excess of 14 kilometres of underground tunnels since 2009. The QME fleet consists of a large and varied fleet of modern underground mobile equipment, which is continuously updated to latest generation models, to suit both large and small contracts. The current equipment fleet consists of Jumbo Drills, Bolting Rigs, Shotcrete Sprayers, and Emulsion Charging Units, a variety of Loaders and Haulage Trucks, service and utility vehicles.

Our fleet includes:

  • Sandvik Development and Ground Support Drills
  • Sandvik Loaders
  • Sandvik Trucks

Shotcrete Process

Our shotcrete operators are fully experienced and use only the highest quality equipment available for the processes and services.

QME has installed its own batching plant, located on site at Tara Mines to supply the mine with all concrete products requirements.

Shotcrete is delivered directly from the batching plant on surface directly to the working faces located at vertical depths of over 1 kilometre.

Quality Control and Quality Assurance testing is carried out on a continuous basis to ensure highest quality product resulting in highest safety standards being achieved.