Mine Startup: New Gold Rainy River Project

Location: Chapple, Ontario

Description:

• Peat Extraction

• Excavate and haul 1.25 M cubic metres of basal till, peat, and clay from open pit during preliminary stages of mine operation.

• Stockpiling, ditching, and construction of ramps for pit access.

• Civil Work and Construction

• Culverts and access roads

• Excavation and hauling

• Pipeline installation: 22 km of HDPE piping, above- and below-ground

• Fibre Optic cable installation

• Aggregate Production

• Blasting, Crushing, stockpiling, and loading 1.5 M cubic metres of aggregate for mine site civil construction

Value: > $53.5 M

Completion Date: September 2017

Owner: New Gold Inc.