Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1738

Cliffs Resources Emulsion Plant

Proponent: Dyno Nobel Canada Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The undertaking consists of the construction of a modular emulsion manufacturing plant near the Bloom Lake Mine site in Western Labrador to supply Cliffs Mines (Wabush Mine, Bloom Lake Mine) and other customers with blasting agent emulsion for mining purposes. In addition to the manufacturing plant, there will be construction of a new rail section and new access roads for the emulsion plant. Construction is scheduled to commence in May 2014.

  • January 27, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 4, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • March 13, 2014 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • January 7, 2016 - Project Withdrawn.

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