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					         SECTION I

ADMINISTRATIVE INSTRUCTIONS
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SECTION I:                 ADMINISTRATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

1.0   ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS ................................................................................ I-1
      1.1 Objective of Work.................................................................................................. I-1
      1.2 Description of Work .............................................................................................. I-1
      1.3  Location of Project ................................................................................................. I-1
      1.4  Definitions.............................................................................................................. I-2
      1.5  Land Provided by Owner ....................................................................................... I-3
      1.6  Land Provided for Use by Contractor .................................................................... I-4
      1.7 Easement and Rights-of-Way ................................................................................ I-4
      1.8 Geological and Subsurface Investigations ............................................................. I-5
      1.9 Order and Schedule of Work ................................................................................. I-5
      1.10 Fuel Escalation Clause ........................................................................................... I-7

2.0   QUALITY CONTROL ..................................................................................................... I-7
      2.1 Project Coordination Meetings .............................................................................. I-7
      2.2 Sanitation Facilities ................................................................................................ I-7
      2.3 Dust Control ........................................................................................................... I-8
      2.4 Radiation Safety Plan ............................................................................................. I-8
      2.5 Construction Water ................................................................................................ I-8
      2.6 Surveys, Lines and Grades ..................................................................................... I-8
      2.7 Air Pollution........................................................................................................... I-9
      2.8 Partnering ............................................................................................................. I-10

3.0   MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT ............................................................................ I-10
      3.1 Special Considerations ......................................................................................... I-10
      3.2 Pay Items .............................................................................................................. I-10
                                   SECTION I
                          ADMINISTRATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

1.0   ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

1.1   Objective of Work

      a.    The objective of this project is to mitigate hazards to public safety and the
            environmental degradation associated with abandoned uranium mines at the
            locations indicated on the Drawings.

1.2   Description of Work

      a.    Construction activities at the site may include:

            (1)    The regrading and/or partial backfill of an open pit mining area, and
                   regrading of a haul road constructed from mine waste, which includes:

            -      Selective handling of mine waste materials;
            -      Excavation and disposal of unsuitable materials as designated on the
                   Drawings;
            -      Excavation and placement of mine spoils and native highwall materials;
            -      Excavation and placement of cover soil directly on finished slopes or at
                   the stockpile locations as designated in the Drawings.

            (2)    Establishment of positive drainages and installation of drainage control
                   structures, which includes:

            -      Construction of impoundments, drainage channels, and erosion control
                   ditches;
            -      Installation of drainage control structures and/or pollution prevention
                   measures.

      b.    All construction to be performed under these Specifications shall be confined
            within the limits of operation shown on the Construction Drawings or as directed
            by the Engineer. All construction performed under these Specifications shall be
            subject to inspection and approval by AML or its representatives.

1.3   Location of Project

      a.    The project is located in the Central Gas Hills Uranium Mining District in
            Fremont County, Wyoming, approximately 45 miles east south east of Riverton.
            The location of the project and access is shown on the Drawings. The project is
            located on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and
            private lands, patented mining claims owned by Pathfinder Mines Corporation

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             (PMC). A unique aspect of this project is its location between two major areas of
             mined land reclamation completed by PMC and AML. The Contractor shall be
             required to coordinate their activities in such a manner to avoid any conflicts
             with adjacent mining corporation activities.

      b.     Site access from Riverton; travel east on Wyoming Highway 136, 45 miles to the
             junction with the Gas Hills Road (end of pavement); proceed east on the Gas Hills
             Road approximately 1 mile to a road junction at the entrance to PMC’s office;
             proceed south along the main access road approximately 1 miles to the staging
             area.

1.4   Definitions

      The following definitions are provided to help the Contractor interpret and understand the
      meaning of some of the specialty work involved in this contract:

             Cover soil - topsoil, subsoil and overburden materials with the appropriate
             physical, chemical and radiological characteristics as defined by the Engineer, to
             allow use as a plant growth medium. Cover soil shall be placed on the finished
             subgrade surfaces as final plant growth medium.

             Highwall - consolidated native rock or strata, which comprise a standing wall
             surrounding a mined pit. A highwall can consist of sandstone, siltstone, shale
             and/or conglomerate of varying thickness, induration and rippability.

             Overburden - any unconsolidated materials lying above the mined ore.
             Overburden includes native rock or strata, fill, rubble, stones, and boulders. Spoil
             is a common term for overburden that has been disturbed from its natural state.

             Pre-Mining Surface or Native Surface - generally that portion of material beneath
             the overburden stockpiles or other material which exhibits characteristics of being
             the original undisturbed ground.

             Radioactivity - the spontaneous release of energy or atomic particles from an
             unstable atom as it decays or changes to a more stable elemental form. For this
             purpose, radioactivity is measured in terms of gamma energy levels (micro rem
             per hour) and picoCuries per gram (pCi/g) of Radium 226 (Ra226).

             Scintillation Counter - a hand held device which measures the gamma energy.
             Common devices measure gamma energy in terms of Micro Rem/hr (MR/hr) or
             Counts Per Second (CPS).

             Subsidiary Work - work required to complete the execution requirements for a
             specified pay item but is considered incidental to that pay item and is not
             measured for payment.

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            Subsoil - all suitable soil material below the topsoil capable of supporting
            sustained vegetation growth and consisting mainly of C horizon material.

            Topsoil - all suitable surface soil material, generally comprised of the A and B
            horizons and occasionally the upper C horizon. It includes roots, organic
            materials and vegetation.

            Unclassified Material - rock, sand, soil, wet or dry overburden. Material which
            does not meet the criteria for cover soil yet is not radioactive, is not acid forming,
            and does not contain concentrations of metals or other constituents in excess of
            WDEQ criteria. This material can be used for most construction purposes
            including backfill into the water table.

            Unsuitable Materials - soil or other earthen material which: is acid-producing;
            contains more than 20 pCi/g Radium 226; contains undesirable levels of certain
            metals such as selenium, molybdenum, arsenic and lead; and/or possesses
            undesirable physical characteristics as determined by the Engineer. To the extent
            possible this material will be isolated above the predicted water table recovery
            elevations and below the rooting zone.

            Marginal Materials - soil or other earthen material which is not radioactive or
            only slightly elevated in radionuclides but does have the potential to be acid
            forming and /or contains metals in excess of WDEQ criteria. This material can be
            used for most construction purposes. When placed near the final graded surface,
            a lime amendment may be necessary. Placement of this material in the water
            table is acceptable.

            Impoundment - A constructed pond to retain peak runoff flows. Impoundments
            must comply with the State Engineer’s regulations for stock ponds.

1.5   Land Provided by Owner

      a.    The Owner will provide certain lands, such as access routes, construction staging
            areas, work areas, or others as indicated in connection with the work under the
            contract together with the right of access to such lands. These lands are shown on
            the Drawings.

      b.    The Contractor shall not unreasonably encumber the premises with his equipment
            or materials. The Contractor shall not allow equipment or employees to trespass
            on private lands or bonded ground.

      c.    Any disturbance beyond the Construction Limits, as shown on the Drawings, will
            not be allowed without specific written consent of the Engineer.


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      d.    No activity shall be allowed outside the Project Limits, as shown on the
            Drawings.

      e.    The Contractor shall cooperate with PMC equipment and employees.

1.6   Land Provided for Use by Contractor

      a.    The Contractor shall confine his equipment, storage of materials and operations of
            his workers to those areas and access roads shown on the Drawings.

      b.    Should the Contractor require additional area, he shall obtain written consent and
            agreement from the landowner on which the Contractor chooses to expand his
            operation. A copy of this agreement must be furnished to the Engineer before
            permission will be granted or denied by the Engineer.          The agreement, if
            accepted by the Engineer, must describe the activity for which the land will be
            used, how the area and roads will be stripped of topsoil and subsoil prior to use,
            and how the area will be cleaned up, topsoil replaced, and revegetated. This
            agreement must hold the Owner free of any liability.

      c.    All costs associated with obtaining, using, preparing, or reclaiming such
            additional lands shall be the responsibility of the Contractor and no extra
            compensation will be paid for them.

      d.    A field office will not be required on the project.

1.7   Easement and Rights-of-Way

      a.    The Owner will obtain all consents and agreements required for access to the
            project site. Use of public roads or right-of-ways shall conform to all applicable
            laws and requirements.

      b.    Contractor shall limit his operation to the area where consent has been obtained,
            as indicated on the Drawings as "Construction Limit." All traffic in the
            construction limits must be on the designated access routes, unless approved in
            writing by the Engineer.

      c.    Traffic on property outside of project construction limits and access roads as
            presented on the Drawings is expressly prohibited without prior consent, in
            writing, by the property owner and Engineer.

      d.    Existing reclaimed areas are present adjacent to the project boundaries. The
            Contractor shall not disturb any reclamation without the written consent of the
            Engineer unless indicated on the Drawings. The Contractor shall incur full and
            complete responsibility for the disturbance and reclamation of such lands at no
            cost to the Engineer or Owner.

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1.8   Geological and Subsurface Investigations

      a.    The Engineer will make available at his office the information and data used in
            the preparation of these Contract Documents for the Contractor's review
            including: test pit logs, and soil test data. The Owner and Engineer do not
            assume any responsibility for the accuracy or applicability of this information.

      b.    It is expressly understood that the making of assumptions, deductions and
            conclusions from this information including the nature of materials to be
            excavated and the difficulties of performing the work affected by water
            elevations, geology (including heavy metals, ore grade material, rock and mine
            debris) at the site are solely the Contractor's responsibility.

1.9   Order and Schedule of Work

      a.    Reference is made to Section G-1B-7, "Before Starting Construction," and
            Section G-1N, "Payment and Completion." A comprehensive schedule shall be
            prepared by the Contractor at the time of his bid and shall be submitted to the
            Engineer at his request following the determination of apparent low bidder. This
            submittal and the following information will be used in the determination of the
            responsiveness of the bid. The Contractor shall also anticipate that the schedule,
            the following referenced information and any revisions to the schedule and
            referenced information shall be submitted to the Engineer no later than one week
            prior to the preconstruction conference.


            1.     The schedule shall be written and include, as a minimum, the work
                   schedule (scheduled work days and scheduled working hours per day), the
                   equipment which will be operated on the project including proof of mobile
                   equipment registration, the anticipated productivity of the equipment
                   provided on a daily or shift basis, and scheduling of all major work areas
                   and tasks. The schedule should provide the Contractor’s construction
                   sequencing and shall demonstrate the completion of work areas in a
                   sequential manner.

                   With respect to AML 16 A-III, the submitted work schedule shall include,
                   as a minimum, estimated daily production for each of the major
                   excavation items. The schedule shall identify the equipment that will be
                   utilized at each of the major excavation areas, daily production estimate
                   for the type of equipment utilized. The Engineer shall review this
                   schedule on a daily basis during the course of the Contract and will
                   evaluate the Contractor’s work progress on the basis of this schedule.



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            The schedule shall provide sufficient detail that the Owner and the
            Engineer can review the Contractor’s proposed construction sequence.
            This sequence shall demonstrate the completion of work areas in a
            sequential manner to allow: (1) completion of the pit backfill and slope
            construction with haul road materials; (2) salvage, placement, and
            stockpiling of available coversoils; (3) Proper handling and placement of
            unsuitable materials, (4) Construction of drainage control features, and (5)
            Revegetation.

     2.     The Contractor shall submit a complete equipment list of all equipment
            which shall be on the job site and the times when this equipment shall be
            on the job site. The equipment list shall include a description of the
            equipment, including the age, condition and serial number of the
            equipment, its flywheel horsepower, load factor, and proof of mobile
            equipment registration. Site maintenance equipment such as motor grader,
            backhoe, water trucks, fuel trucks shall be included on this list, although
            productivity information is not required. In addition, any equipment
            scheduled for use by subcontractors shall be included in an attachment to
            the equipment list.

            The equipment list shall also include hourly rates for each piece of
            equipment and shall reflect all costs for such pieces of equipment
            including, equipment costs, O&M, operator, foreman, fuel and
            maintenance costs. This equipment rate schedule shall be applicable for
            the entire duration of the Contract.

     3.     The Contractor shall submit the assumptions which went into his bid and
            the analysis performed in the determination of his performance of the
            Work. The operator shall present any relevant cost assumptions. This
            analysis shall also include equipment performance, equipment availability,
            mass movement diagrams, and any other factors which contributed to his
            determination of the bid.

     4.     The Contactor shall provide proof of insurance specifically naming PMC
            as an additional insured.

b.   Additional schedule submittals are required in a form satisfactory to the Engineer
     should the work progress fall behind the agreed upon schedule or should
     additional cover soil or unsuitable material be encountered. Should it become
     evident that the Contractor has fallen behind the construction schedule, the
     Contractor shall submit a responsive revised schedule indicating operations,
     methods, overtime or additional labor by which lost time will be made up.

c.   The obligation of the Contractor to revise the original or subsequent schedule
     shall not be relieved due to lost time or non-working days, as defined hereinafter

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              in these Specifications, i.e., adverse weather conditions.

       d.     The Contractor shall give 48 hours notice to the Engineer of any changes to daily
              work schedules, i.e., double shifting, number of work days per week, etc. If
              changes to work schedules occur without 48 hour notice, the Contractor shall pay
              $1,000/day as damages for the Engineer’s time spent on-site to inspect such
              unscheduled activities.

       e.     Given the potential time delays for testing, sampling, volumetric determinations,
              requirements for special handling and construction sequencing, the
              comprehensive schedule required in "a" above shall incorporate and demonstrate
              the recognition of all potential project delays and special requirements.

1.10   Fuel Escalation Clause

       a.     The Engineer will provide a current quotation of diesel fuel delivered to the site at
              the time of the bid tour. The Contractor shall provide the Engineer copies of
              actual invoices for fuel delivered to and utilized on the site throughout the project.
              Should the average price of fuel vary by more than 5% from the price at the bid
              tour, either the Contractor or the Owner may request an adjustment in Contract
              Price related to fuel prices, outside of the 5% variance range. If the average price
              of fuel does not vary by more than 5% from the price at the bid tour, no
              adjustment in Contract Price related to fuel prices shall be requested by the
              Contractor or Owner

2.0    QUALITY CONTROL

2.1    Project Coordination Meetings

       a.     Project coordination meetings shall be held at times requested by the Engineer, as
              often as once per week. Contractor, Engineer, and all subcontractors active on the
              site shall be represented at each conference. The Contractor may at his discretion
              request attendance by representatives of his suppliers, and other subcontractors.

       b.     The Contractor shall be prepared to discuss his current work progress, the
              schedule of work anticipated during the next week, revisions to construction
              sequence to accommodate project requirements, any anticipated future changes to
              the schedule, and to discuss methods to be incorporated into his work to get back
              on schedule, if he is behind.

2.2    Sanitation Facilities

       a.     The Contractor shall provide and maintain, in a neat and sanitary condition, such
              accommodations for the use of his employees, the Engineer, and the Owner as
              may be necessary to comply with the requirements and regulations of the General

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            Safety and Health Regulations of Wyoming, Occupational Health and Safety
            Commission and state and local boards of health as enforced by the county health
            officer. Cost of these facilities are considered as incidental to the project.

      b.    The Contractor shall not allow such facilities to become a public nuisance.

2.3   Dust Control

      a.    The Contractor shall provide and use dust control measures as may be set forth in
            the rules, regulations and standards of the Wyoming Department of Environ-
            mental Quality to prevent undue air pollution and hazardous traffic conditions.

      b.    Vigorous dust control measures by watering shall be accomplished by the
            Contractor in all phases of his operation, including but not limited to keeping the
            haul roads including temporary haul roads and access routes, unsuitable material
            stockpiles, borrow areas, and fill areas sufficiently wet at all times of operation to
            control fugitive dust.

      c.    The use of chemical additives to the watering operations for cold weather work
            must be approved by the Engineer.

2.4   Radiation Safety Plan

      a.    The work involves reclamation of uranium mines. It is the responsibility of the
            Contractor to develop a radiological and safety awareness program for his
            employees. In accordance with General Conditions Section G_1F paragraph 11,
            "Safety and Protection", the Contractor is responsible for the safety and protection
            of his work force.

2.5   Construction Water

      a.    The Contractor shall be responsible for all construction water.

      b.    Water sources obtained by the Contractor must be approved by the Engineer, so
            as to avoid environmental impacts to water bodies and access routes to water
            source.

      c.    It is the responsibility of the Contractor to obtain the required permits from the
            Wyoming State Engineer for consumptive use of water.

2.6   Surveys, Lines and Grades

      a.    Initial staking which provides control points, bench marks, grade/slope stakes,
            and other special items will be provided by the Engineer on a one time basis only
            unless previously agreed upon at the pre-construction meeting. A final survey to

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            establish final grades and measurement of excavation and stockpiled material for
            payment will also be performed by the Engineer.

      b.    It will be the responsibility of the Contractor to provide any additional staking
            necessary to complete the work. The Contractor must notify and obtain approval,
            in writing from the Engineer, prior to destruction of any stake, point, benchmark
            or monument. Any stake, point, bench mark or monument disturbed or destroyed
            by the Contractor, subcontractor or employees of either, without such permission,
            will be replaced by the Engineer at the expense of the Contractor.

      c.    The Contractor shall provide a qualified grade control person to insure excavation
            and placement of materials is completed in conformance with the tolerances
            specified in Section K and to the lines and grades as shown on the Drawings or as
            staked in the field by the Engineer. Additional work required to meet specified
            lines and grades due to over-excavation or placement of backfill above specified
            grades shall be the sole responsibility of the Contractor. Costs related to grade
            control performed by the Contractor are subsidiary to excavation and shall not be
            paid.

      d.    The Contractor shall schedule grading operations to allow sufficient time for
            measurement of excavations and other pre- and post- construction surveys and
            will not be allowed extra contract time or damage claims due to scheduling survey
            operations, presence of survey personnel within the grading area, or delays due to
            adverse weather and/or hazardous surface conditions prohibiting survey work.

      e.    There are numerous existing mining claim monuments and mining survey control
            monuments within the areas requiring reclamation work which must be preserved.
            The Contractor shall provide reasonable notice to the Engineer when his
            operations may disturb such monuments. The Contractor will not commence
            work until these mining monuments have been referenced by the Engineer to
            other surveying control monuments for later replacement by the Engineer. If a
            mining claim monument or survey control monument is destroyed by the
            Contractor without the written permission of the Engineer, the Contractor will pay
            the Engineer for replacement of the monument.


      f.    Section corner monuments which occur in the proximity of the projects shall be
            preserved and protected by the Contractor. Damage or destruction of such
            monuments is a violation of federal law and can result in substantial fines.

2.7   Air Pollution

      a.    The Contractor shall have informed himself of all applicable state Board of Health
            requirements, and other similar state or federal requirements, pertaining to control
            of or abatement of air pollution. He shall have provided or be prepared to provide

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            such air pollution control measures as are required to comply with the minimum
            standards established by such agencies.

2.8   Partnering

      a.    Partnering, as described in Sections B-J and G-1B-8 of the Contract Documents
            will not require the Contractor to hire a facilitator. A Pre-Construction Meeting
            will be held between AML and the Contractor prior to issuing the Notice to
            Proceed. The Contractor will be required to have all key personnel attend the Pre-
            Construction/Partnering meeting including the Contractor, Supervisors,
            Superintendent, and Contract Administration personnel. Additional partnering
            sessions may be called at the Engineer or Owner’s discretion.

      b.    As shown in the bid schedule, 30 hours have been set aside for the Contractor’s
            time spent in partnering (Bid Item I-1) should it be deemed necessary during the
            course of the project.

3.0   MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT

3.1   Special Considerations

      a.    Measurement and payment for partnering shall be on the basis of hourly and shall
            cover all costs for preparation, travel, expenses, labor and incidentals required to
            attend and participate in partnering meetings. All costs for subcontractors,
            suppliers, administrative personnel, and Contractor’s supervisory staff shall be
            incidental to partnering.

      b.    The Pay Item, Partnering (I-1) shall not be included in the thirty (30) percent
            variance, as shown on the Bid Schedule and the unit prices will not be negotiated.

      c.    THE CONTRACTOR SHALL NAME PATHFINDER MINES CORPORATION
            AS AN ADDITIONAL INSURED ON THE GENERAL LIABILITY
            INSURANCE.   THE CONTRACTOR SHALL PROVIDE PROOF OF
            INSURANCE AT THE PRECONSTRUCTION MEETING.

3.2   Pay Items

            a.     Payment will be made under:

            Pay Item                      Pay Unit
            I-1 Partnering                Hour (HR)



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