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Valentine Gold Project

Marathon Gold Corporation is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and reclamation of an open-pit gold mine located at Valentine Lake, approximately 55 kilometres southwest of Millertown in Newfoundland and Labrador. As proposed, the Valentine Gold Project would include four potential mining areas, open pits, disposal piles, crushing and stockpiling areas, site infrastructure, a tailings management facility, and mine site haul and access roads. Production capacity is estimated at 18,000 tonnes per day of high- and low-grade ore, with an operation life of 13 years.



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July 18, 2019 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on July 17, 2019 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (1.3 MB) July 17, 2019
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - May 31, 2019
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - May 31, 2019
3 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (10.1 MB) April 5, 2019

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Contacts

  • Valentine Gold Project
  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • 301-10 Barters Hill
  • St. John's, NL, A1C 6M1
  • Telephone: 709-725-2725
  • Email: CEAA.Valentine.ACEE@canada.ca

  • Location

    • Valentine Lake (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Project Type

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2019-05-31
  • Proponent

    Marathon Gold Corporation
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number

    80169
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