Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1047

Harbour Grace Marine Vessel Repair Facility

Proponent: Dawe's Welding and Sons Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:
    The proponent proposes to construct a new building which will house a fiberglassing, painting and sandblasting operation for marine vessels. This facility will be located at the site of Dawe?s Welding and Sons Ltd. current operation at the Marine Service Centre, Beach Hill Road, Harbour Grace. The existing facilities are situated on two hectares of waterfront property. The proposed building will be approximately 160 feet long, 118 feet wide and 55 feet high, with a concrete foundation and steel frame. The building is proposed to be airtight, and will include a ventilation system with filtration equipment to remove fibreglass particles and other odorous substances. Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in early 2003. At present, fibreglass work on larger vessels is undertaken in two temporary structures located adjacent to the Marine Service Centre. If you have questions regarding the above project, please contact Mr. Patrick Marrie of the Environmental Assessment Division at (709) 729-2813 or e-mail
  • December 4, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 15, 2003 - The Minister announced that the undertaking was released from environmental assessment.

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