Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1444

Steel Mountain, Stephenville Magnetite Quarry

Proponent: Pennecon Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal is to develop an approximately 10.8 hectare quarry in the Steel Mountain area. The site is located approximately 25 kilometres southeast of the Town of Stephenville. Access to the quarry is via an eight kilometre resource road from the TCH. The proponent proposes to re-establish the area as a quarry operation by mining and transporting material which is to be used as heavy ballast.

  • September 2, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 14, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • October 17, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 22, 2009 - The Minister released the project.

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