Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC) 2552 Man Camp and Facilities

Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC) Receives a Well-equipped 2,552 Man Camp at Dominican Republic

Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC) Gold Mine is located 100km away from the capital city of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. With proven and probable reserves of 25.3 million ounces, it is the second largest high sulphidation gold deposit in the world. PVDC was formed by Barrick Gold (60%) and Goldcorp (40%) in 2009 to develop the mine.

Quick facts:

  • Industry: Mining
  • Customer:  Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC)
  • Project: Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC) 2552 Man Camp and Facilities
  • Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Completion Date:  Project completed May 2010

To facilitate the need of Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC), Red Sea Housing Services chose Site Master 25 Series Buildings considering the tropical and diverse weather conditions that the region endures. The structural design was appended to cater to the special requirement of hurricane strap. The site was installed with accommodation units and had facilities for kitchen, dining, laundry, medical, security, training, and office units. The site was also equipped with utilities like power, water and airventilation utilities. Systems for fire detection and control, lightning protection, soundproofing, and hurricane strap were used to ensure security for the people. There were also provisions for recreation, relaxation, and connectivity with indoor sports and activity amenities, and internet facilities.

Key Challenges:

  • Structural design requirement of hurricane strap
  • Extreme working conditions having to workon an existing gas plant
  • A tropical and diverse topographical country
  • Stringent compliance with INEC, OSHA
  • Safety and security measures had specific requirements for fire detection and protection, lightning protection, and soundproofing

Highlights of the project:

  • 2552 Man camp en-suite with all facilities
  • Units built with design specifications as per INEC, OSHA, which ensure security, and safety with unique hurricane strap, soundproofing, fire protection, and lightning protection
  • Successfully completed the project, in spite, of having to work in tough conditions owing to the existing gas plant, and tropical arid climate

Services Offered:

Products Utilized:

  • Sitemaster 25 Series

Project Units  Implemented: