Cochrane Hill Gold Project

Atlantic Mining NS Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of St Barbara Limited, is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and reclamation of an open-pit gold mine located within Guysborough County, approximately 145 kilometres northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As proposed, the Cochrane Hill Gold Project would include one open pit, material storage, site infrastructure, crusher and concentrator facilities, an above-ground tailings management facility, mine site haul roads, and access roads.


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Latest update

January 4, 2019 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on January 4, 2019 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (1.1 MB) January 4, 2019
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - November 23, 2018
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - November 23, 2018
2 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (2.4 MB) September 28, 2018

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Cochrane Hill Gold Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
Telephone: 902-426-0564

  • Location

    • 145 kilometres northeast of Halifax (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Atlantic Mining NS Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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