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Kipawa Rare Earth Mine

Federal Review Status:
Active/In Progress

Description
Matamec Explorations Inc. proposes the construction, operation and decommissioning of a rare earths open-pit mine about 40 kilometers east of the municipality of Kipawa. The proposed project would process 1.3 million tonnes of ore per year over a 15-year operation period with a daily average extraction rate of 3, 650 tonnes. The concentrate would be shipped by truck or by train and then by boat to Asian or European refineries.

Sector
Minerals and Metals

Location
approximately 45 km east of Témiskaming

Proponent:
Matamec Explorations Inc.

MPMO Officer:
Sabrina Lachance
Analyste politique
Bureau de gestion des grands projets, Ressources naturelles Canada
580, rue Booth, 12e étage
Ottawa, Ontario K1A0E4
Telephone Number: 343-292-7375

Email: sabrina.lachance@canada.ca

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