Hardrock Gold Mine Project

Greenstone Gold Mines is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and abandonment of an open-pit gold mine and on-site metal mill located approximately five kilometres south of Geraldton, Ontario, at the intersection of Highway 11 (Trans-Canada Highway) and Michael Power Boulevard. As proposed, the gold mine would have an ore production capacity of 30,000 tonnes per day, and the metal mill would have an ore input capacity of 30,000 tonnes per day.

Please note that this project was formerly known as the Hardrock Deposit Project.

Please note that the proponent was formerly known as Premier Gold Mines Hardrock Inc.


Latest update

February 10, 2021 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change issued an amended Environmental Assessment Decision Statement to the proponent. The Analysis Report describes the amendments made to the Decision Statement.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
45 Amended Decision Statement PDF (936 KB) February 10, 2021


Compliance Promotion & Follow-up Team
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
160 Elgin Street, 22nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Email: postdecision@iaac-aeic.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Geraldton (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Greenstone Gold Mines (formerly Premier Gold Mines Hardrock Inc.)
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number


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