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Ajax Mine Project

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

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  • Location

    • Kamloops (British Columbia)
  • Project Type

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    KGHM Ajax Mining Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    • Natural Resources Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Comprehensive study under CEAA 1992
  • Reference Number

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