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Star-Orion South Diamond Mine

Proponent:  Shore Gold Inc.
Phase:  Regulatory Decision-Making
Environmental Assessment Type:  Comprehensive Study
MPMO Officer:  Abla Hanna
Status:  Active/In Progress

Project Details    
Project Name: Star-Orion South Diamond Mine
Proponent Name: Shore Gold Inc.
Phase: Regulatory Decision-Making
Federal Review Status: Active/In Progress
Sector: Minerals and Metals
Environmental Assessment Type: Comprehensive Study
Project Location: 60 km east of the City of Prince Albert in Saskatchewan
Project Description
Shore Gold Inc.'s proposed Star-Orion South Diamond Mine is a 40 000-120 000 tonnes per day diamond mine approximately 60 km east of Prince Albert. The proposal consists of an open pit at the Star Kimberlite and potentially a second open pit at the Orion South Kimberlite. The project also includes the construction of processing facilities and associated infrastructure to commercially extract diamonds from these facilities.