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Cochrane Hill Gold Project

145 kilometres northeast of Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Reference number: 80159
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Atlantic Mining NS Corp
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2018-11-23
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

August 3, 2019 - The participant funding application period is closed. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is reviewing the applications to determine funding allocations.

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.

About the Proposal

Atlantic Mining NS Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlantic Gold Corporation, 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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  • News Releases (2)
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  • Additional Information (4)
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For questions or information, please contact:

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

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