Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1596

Labrador West (Block 103) Iron Exploration Project

Proponent: Cap-Ex Ventures Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal to carry out mineral exploration assessment work in western Labrador, northwest of Schefferville, Quebec. The work will consist of surficial trenching and diamond drilling with a minimum of 27 drill holes and 16 trenches. The trenches will be approximately 20 to 50 metres in length and 1 to 4 metres deep. An additional 18 drill holes and 14 trenches may be excavated depending on initial results. Equipment will be moved along approximately 14.5 kilometres of skidder-drill trails to be constructed by the proponent.

  • July 19, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • August 23, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • August 27, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • January 17, 2012 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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