Black Point Quarry Project

Black Point (Nova Scotia)

Reference number: 80064
Federal Responsible Authority: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Proponent: Black Point Aggregates Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vulcan Materials Company
Environmental Assessment Commenced: 2014-04-28
Environmental Assessment Type: Environmental Assessment by Responsible Authority
Status: Environmental assessment completed

Latest Update

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

About the Proposal

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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  • News Releases (7)
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This project is also subject to the environmental assessment requirements of the Government of Nova Scotia.

For questions or information, please contact:

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
22nd Floor, Place Bell
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
Fax: 613-957-0862
Email: info@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

Compliance Promotion and Enforcement Unit
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
22nd Floor, Place Bell
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3
Telephone: 613-957-0700 or 1-866-582-1884
Email: compliance.conformite@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

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