Carlin East – A Workhorse Mine
SMD portaled into Carlin East in September 2003. This was our first contract with Newmont Mining and formed the basis of a relationship that has lasted 16 years. Newmont crews finished mining in Carlin East in 2007. However, through further exploration and engineering, additional ore has been found.
A new portion of the deposit is called “Full House”. SMD drove an exploration drift in 2008. After a successful drilling campaign, we are now developing the Full House deposit. In addition, our crews are doing some remnant mining in the old Carlin East workings.