From 1997, production from the Lakeshore Tailings operation is included into Macassa elsewhere in this volume. Tailings from the long closed Lake Shore mine are dredged from Kirkland Lake by a suction dredge. They are pumped overland 2.5km to a 680t/d dedicated plant located at the Macassa mill (see separate entry). Eastmaque Mines have a similar dredging operation on the northern arm of the lake. Electric dredge the Lady Lac has a 0.65m cutter-head. It is capable of working in up to 15m...
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