Springpole Gold Project

First Mining Gold Corp. is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and abandonment of an open-pit gold/silver mine and on-site metal mill, located approximately 110 kilometres northeast of Red Lake, Ontario. As proposed, the Springpole Gold Project would have an ore production capacity of 60,000 tonnes per day over an 11-year mine life. The on-site metal mill would have an ore input capacity of 44,000 tonnes per day and would operate for 12 years.


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

Latest update

June 30, 2022 — On June 27, 2022, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada received a request to extend the three-year time limit and allow the First Mining Gold Corp. more time to provide the required information or studies for the environmental assessment. The Agency is reviewing the request and will make a determination as to whether it will be granted.


March 11, 2022 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada issued an Amendment to the Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on March 11, 2022, for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
11 Amendment to the Guidelines for the Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement PDF (233 KB) March 11, 2022
12 Update to the Project Description of a Designated Project - August 23, 2021
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (507 KB) June 19, 2018
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - April 27, 2018
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - April 20, 2018
2 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (23 MB) February 23, 2018

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Springpole Gold Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
Telephone: 416-952-1576
Email: springpolegoldmine-minedorspringpole@iaac-aeic.gc.ca

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