Valentine Gold Project

Valentine Lake (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Reference number: 80169
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Marathon Gold Corporation
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2019-05-31
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment in progress

Latest Update

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.

About the Proposal

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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Valentine Gold Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
301-10 Barters Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6M1
Telephone: 709-725-2725

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