Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1689

Labrador West - Gravel/Sand Quarry

Proponent: Labrador Menihek Resources

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal for the development of a gravel/sand quarry located approximately 15.5 kilometres east of the Town of Wabush and 1.7 kilometres south of Route 500 (Trans Labrador Highway). The proposed quarry will consist of excavating three hectares of land. Operations will include clearing, grubbing, quarrying, screening of materials and transporting the processed aggregate to the local area. The proposed quarry will produce a product for construction, mining and commercial use in Labrador West. Construction of the quarry is slated to begin in May 2013.

  • February 7, 2013 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 13, 2013 - Deadline for public comments.
  • March 23, 2013 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • April 5, 2013 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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