This is historical information

Historical information is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes, it is not maintained. Visit our Project Inventory page to learn about MPMO’s ongoing initiates. Contact the Major Projects Management Office for additional information.

MPMO Tracker banner

Project Info  

Arnaud Apatite-Magnetite Mine

Proponent:  Mine Arnaud Inc.
Phase:  Regulatory Decision-Making
Environmental Assessment Type:  Comprehensive Study
MPMO Officer:  Sabrina Lachance
Status:  Active/In Progress

Project Details    
Project Name: Arnaud Apatite-Magnetite Mine
Proponent Name: Mine Arnaud Inc.
Phase: Regulatory Decision-Making
Federal Review Status: Active/In Progress
Sector: Minerals and Metals
Environmental Assessment Type: Comprehensive Study
Project Location: 15 km to the west of downtown Sept-Îles, Quebec
Project Description
Mine Arnaud Inc.'s proposed Arnaud Apatite-Magnetite Mine is a 23 000 tonnes per day apatite and magnetite mine approximately 15 km west of Sept-Îles. The proposal consists of an open pit mine, crushing plants, a processing facility, a loading system with transport by train to the Port of Sept-Îles, infrastructure for hauling minerals, an electricity generation system, a tailings pond, wastewater management, and an explosives storage facility.