Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1573

Cabot Ready Mix Sand and Gravel Quarry #3

Proponent: Cabot Ready Mix Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent intends to develop a sand and gravel quarry adjacent to existing quarries in the Incinerator Road area near Foxtrap. The site is located within the municipal boundaries of the city of St. John’s. The quarry will be 3.9 hectares in area and will be used to supply sand and aggregate material for use in the proponent’s existing ready mix batch plant. No blasting will be required, and material removed from the quarry will be crushed and washed at the existing batch plant near the Manual’s Bypass Road. The quarry is anticipated to operate for five years with a planned start date of spring 2011.

  • April 7, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • May 17, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • May 22, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • June 20, 2011 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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