Construction Update December 16th 2014

There has been excellent progress since construction was initiated in September 2014 despite the freezing weather conditions. A total of 24 personnel are currently on site and working on a variety of tasks, including:

  • Delivery of the primary jaw crusher to site.
  • Initiation of aggregate production for work tracks and making of concrete.
  • Access route from the camp to the inner port has been completed.
  • The access route from the outer port to the camp is highly advanced with blasting currently in progress to complete the final section.
  • Ground preparation for the helipad has commenced.
  • Commencement of blasting and installation of the water line, sewer line, electricity cabling and foundation work for the camp.
  • Installation of the pier foundation is completed allowing the construction of the outer port to continue.
  • Commencement of planning for the site environmental monitoring.


Drilling the blast holes to level the ground at the permanent camp.


Blast-drilling on the outer port access track.


The True North Greenland Team (L-R) Jens B. Frederiksen, Tuperna Kleist Rix, Bent Olsvig Jensen with Nick Houghton, the President and CEO of True North Gems Inc. at the Appaluttoq Camp during a recent site visit.


Continuation of construction and ground preparation at outer port.


Landing equipment at outer port.


Drilling blast location to complete access route.