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Springpole Gold Project

First Mining Gold Corp. is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and abandonment of an open-pit gold/silver mine and on-site metal mill, located approximately 110 kilometres northeast of Red Lake, Ontario. As proposed, the Springpole Gold Project would have an ore production capacity of 60,000 tonnes per day over an 11-year mine life. The on-site metal mill would have an ore input capacity of 44,000 tonnes per day and would operate for 12 years.

Latest update

June 19, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency issued the final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines to the proponent on June 19, 2018 for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
10 Final Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines PDF (507 KB) June 19, 2018
6 Notice of Commencement of an Environmental Assessment - April 27, 2018
5 Notice of Environmental Assessment Determination - April 20, 2018
2 Summary of a Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (23 MB) February 23, 2018

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  • Springpole Gold Project
  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • 55 York Street, Suite 600
  • Toronto, ON, M5J 1R7
  • Telephone: 416-952-1576
  • Fax: 416-952-1573
  • Email:

  • Location

    • 110 kilometres northeast of Red Lake (Ontario)
  • Project Type

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    First Mining Gold Corp.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
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