Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1529

Golden Promise Property (near Badger) Bulk Sample

Proponent: Crosshair Exploration & Mining Corporation

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to undertake a trenching and bulk sampling program on the Golden Promise Property located approximately 11 kilometres southwest of Badger, on the north side of the Buchans Highway, in central Newfoundland. The bulk sample will consist of 2,500 tonnes of rock taken from a trench 200 metres long by 10 metres wide. The rock sample will be stockpiled and then trucked to an operating mill near Baie Verte for testing. Stripping and removal of the overburden is anticipated to occur in mid to late October. The total bulk sampling operation will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks to complete and is estimated to be finished by December 2010.

  • August 26, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • September 30, 2010 - Public comments are due.
  • October 10, 2010 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 28, 2010 - The undertaking was released.

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