Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1661

Proposed Aspen Brook Sand and Gravel Quarry Expansion

Proponent: Hunt's Concrete Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal for the expansion of an existing quarry lease located approximately seven kilometres southeast of the Town of Badger, between the Trans Canada Highway and the Exploit’s River. The proposed quarry expansion will extend the quarry approximately 4.2 hectares to the east and approximately 2.1 hectares to the west. Operations will include clearing, grubbing, quarrying, crushing, screening and transporting processed aggregate to Hunt’s Concrete Ltd. Plant at Grand Falls-Windsor. The proposed quarry expansion will provide a long-term aggregate supply for the production of concrete at a plant in Grand Falls-Windsor. The proposed work is scheduled to begin during the fall of 2012.

  • July 31, 2012 - The undertaking was registered.
  • September 4, 2012 - Public comments are due.
  • September 14, 2012 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 19, 2012 - The Minister announced that the project is released.


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