Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1580

Gaff Topsails Region Mineral Exploration

Proponent: Altius Resources Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to conduct follow-up mineral exploration work between the Gaff Topsails and Sheffield Hill, near Upper Sheffield Brook in Central Newfoundland. The proposed work will include prospecting, soil/rock sampling, trenching, line cutting and ground geophysical surveys to delineate the extent of bedrock mineralization. The program is anticipated to start in August 2011 and would be completed by September/October 2011.

  • May 5, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 16, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • June 19, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • August 4, 2011 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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