Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1767

Belleoram Crushed Rock Export Quarry

Proponent:  Continental Stone Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

Continental Stone Limited proposes to develop a granite aggregate export quarry on a site approximately 79 hectares in area, one kilometre north of Belleoram in Belle Bay. The primary physical features will include a quarry, a marine wharf and a new access road. Rock will be quarried and crushed on site, loaded onto ships via a conveyor belt and shipped to market. It is estimated that two million tonnes of aggregate will be shipped in the first year of operation.  The proposed quarry was released from Environmental Assessment in 2007, however construction did not begin during the time frame permitted by the Environmental Assessment Regulations and the project has been re-registered, as required.  

  • October 14, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • November 18, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • November 28, 2014 - The Minister’s decision is due.
  • March 31, 2015 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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