Ajax Mine Project

Kamloops (British Columbia)

Reference number: 62225
Federal Responsible Authorities: Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Natural Resources Canada
Proponent: KGHM Ajax Mining Inc.
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2011-05-25
Environmental Assessment Type: Transitional Comprehensive Study
Status: Environmental assessment completed

Latest Update

June 27, 2018 - The Decision of the Responsible Authorities has been taken.

About the Proposal

Projects that were undergoing a comprehensive study at the time the provisions of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 came into force will continue to follow the requirements of the former Act. Under the former Act, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is responsible for conducting the comprehensive study of this project.

KGHM Ajax Mining Inc. is proposing to construct and operate the Ajax Mine Project located near the City of Kamloops, British Columbia. The Ajax Mine Project is an open pit copper/gold mine and is expected to process 65,000 tonnes of ore per day (24 million tonnes per year) for export over a mine life of 23 years.


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This project is also subject to the environmental assessment requirements of the Government of British Columbia.

For questions or information, please contact:

Environmental Assessment Division
Natural Resources Canada
3rd floor, 588 Booth Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E4
Email: nrcan.ea-spi-ee-isp.rncan@canada.ca

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