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Black Point Quarry Project

Black Point Aggregates Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vulcan Materials Company, is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and abandonment of a granite quarry at Black Point in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, and the construction and operation of a 200 metre-long marine terminal and load-out facility, adjacent to the quarry, in Chedabucto Bay. The quarry is expected to have a production capacity of up to 7.5 million tonnes of granite per year, over a mine life of approximately 50 years.

 

Please note that the proponent was formerly known as the Morien Resources Corp. and Vulcan Materials Company.


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April 26, 2016 - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change issued the Environmental Assessment Decision Statement to the proponent.

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  • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
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  • Location

    • Black Point (Nova Scotia)
  • Project Type

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Status

    Completed
  • Start Date

    2014-04-28
  • Proponent

    Black Point Aggregates Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vulcan Materials Company
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number

    80064
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