Re-name “The Scoop” contest. Results are in! (>> details on page 19) Mining Contractors and Engineers Celebrating 50 years >> More on Page 6 the Redpath Group’s global newsletter | SEPTEMBER 2012 Breakthrough was achieved on July 1st, 2012. The above official breakthrough photograph shows Darren Medd (Redpath Project Manager, front left) and Al Gray (Redpath Superintendent, front right) alongside the Decline 1 and Decline 2 national and expat crews. Kumtor Breakthrough Achieved Ahead of Schedule By Johan du Toit Accomplishing this major milestone of safely breaking through was an all-team effort between the expat and national work force, KOC and Redpath teams. National skills development played a major role in the execution of this project. Apart from the excellent performance achieved by the crew, the project safety record was outstanding passing 1180 LTI free days with breakthrough. Taking into account the sometimes difficult circumstances, the crews worked with safety always being the first priority adhering to all Redpath procedures and standards. INSIDE Raiseboring Around the World 50th Anniversary Celebrations Oyu Tolgoi Update Ron Dion Memorial Golf Tournament Lifestyle More >> Page 9 Visit our new website at redpathmining.com | “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!