Blackwater Gold Project

Vanderhoof (British Columbia)

Reference number: 80017
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: New Gold Inc.
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2012-12-21
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

February 15, 2019 - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change extended the time limit for the issuance of the decision statement by 45 days.

About the Proposal

New Gold Inc. is proposing the construction, operation, and closure of an open-pit gold and silver mine located approximately 110 kilometres southwest of Vanderhoof, British Columbia. As proposed, the Blackwater Gold Project would produce 60,000 tonnes per day of gold and silver ore, over a mine life of 17 years.


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This project is also subject to the environmental assessment requirements of the Government of British Columbia.

For questions or information, please contact:

Blackwater Gold Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
410-701 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1C6
Telephone: 604-666-2431
Fax: 604-666-6990

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