Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1931

Wabush Scully Mine Reactivation

Proponent:  Tacora Resources Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

 The proponent proposes to reactivate the Scully iron ore mine and mill near the Town of Wabush, in Labrador West. Operations at the Scully Mine were curtailed in 2014 and idled in 2015. After reactivation, the proponent proposes to operate the existing facility for a minimum of 15 years at an expected annual production rate of 6.25 million metric tonnes once fully operational. The ore deposit covers an area of approximately 23 square kilometres. The major components of the mine reactivation include: open pit dewatering, site infrastructure reactivation, concentrator equipment repair and improvement, open pit mine preparation, and commencement of mining and beneficiation.       

  • October 3, 2017 - The undertaking was registered.
  • November 9, 2017 - Deadline for public comments.
  • November 17, 2017 - The Minister’s decision is due.
  • November 22, 2017 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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