St. Lawrence Fluorspar Marine Shipping Terminal Project

Mine Cove, Little Lawn Harbour (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Reference number: 80179
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Canada Fluorspar (NL) Inc.
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment to be determined
Status: Project under consideration

Latest Update

July 1, 2019 — The public comment period on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects is closed. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is considering comments received to inform its decision on whether an environmental assessment is required for the designated project. A notice of the Agency's determination will be published by July 25, 2019.

About the Proposal

Canada Fluorspar (NL) Inc. is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and reclamation of a marine shipping terminal located in Mine Cove, Little Lawn Harbour, along the western border of the Town of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland and Labrador. As proposed, the St. Lawrence Fluorspar Marine Shipping Terminal Project would allow for the exportation of 200,000 tonnes of acid-grade fluorspar concentrate and 2 million tonnes of construction aggregate per year. The project includes a waste-rock crushing plant, radial arm stockpiling system, aggregate stockpiles, concentrate storage buildings, access and haul roads, a wharf and ship-loader, and a 350-metre long rock-filled breakwater.


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For questions or information, please contact:

St. Lawrence Fluorspar Marine Shipping Terminal 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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