Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1549

Snook’s Arm Area, Nugget Pond Gold Mine, Crown Pillar

Proponent: Rambler Metals and Mining Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

Rambler Metals and Mining Canada Ltd. proposes to mine the crown pillar of the historic Nugget Pond Gold Mine. A total of 24,000 tonnes of waste rock material will be removed by surface extraction to access 8,100 tonnes of ore. Mining will involve drilling/blasting and mined material will be trucked to the nearby Nugget Pond Milling facility, approximately 150 metres away. All mining activities will be conducted within a brownfield site for a duration of approximately 45 days.

  • December 20, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 26, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • February 3, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • February 15, 2011 - The undertaking was released.

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