Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1603

Labrador Menihek Resources Sand Gravel Quarry

Proponent: Labrador Menihek Resources Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposed project involves the development of a two hectare sand and gravel quarry located approximately 15.5 kilometres east of the Town of Wabush and 1.7 kilometres south of Route 500, the Trans Labrador Highway. The site is accessed by the Trans Labrador Highway and by an existing dirt access road. The site is to be developed as an open pit quarry operation to produce granular material such as concrete aggregates, Class A and B road materials and for the construction industry in western Labrador. There will be no blasting at this site. The quarry will potentially operate for six years depending on demand for the product.

  • August 18, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • September 22, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • October 1, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • November 16, 2011 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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