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Joyce Lake Direct Shipping Iron Ore Mine

Proponent:  Labec Century Iron Ore
Phase:  Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment Type:  EA by Responsible Authority
MPMO Officer:  Sabrina Lachance
Status:  Active/In Progress

Project Details    
Project Name: Joyce Lake Direct Shipping Iron Ore Mine
Proponent Name: Labec Century Iron Ore
Phase: Environmental Assessment
Federal Review Status: Active/In Progress
Sector: Minerals and Metals
Environmental Assessment Type: EA by Responsible Authority
Project Location: approximately 20 km northeast of Schefferville
Newfoundland and Labrador
Project Description
Labec Century Iron Ore's proposed Joyce Lake Direct Shipping Iron Ore Mine is a 4 million tonnes per year iron mine approximately 20 km northeast of Schefferville. The ore will be transported by existing rail to the Port of Sept-Îles. The proposal consists of an open pit, waste rock disposal areas, a tailings management facility, access and haulage roads, a rail loop and related infrastructure.