Pueblo Viejo (Gold), Dominican Republic

Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation (PVDC) Gold Mine

Click the image below for video footage from Barrick’s Pueblo Viejo Mine in the Dominican Republic of a Blow Down Valve installed in the drill-string above the RC Rig’s Drive Head. Designed to keep the sample dry after a rod change even when drilling below the water table.

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