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Aley Niobium Mine

Proponent:  Aley Corporation Limited
Phase:  Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment Type:  Substituted EA
MPMO Officer:  Carolyn Ramsum
Status:  Active/In Progress





Project stages/phases: PD/PA EA REG FOLW-UP View All
Milestones & Tasks Start Target Completed
Regulatory Decision-Making
Explosive Act License
1. Submission of the Project Description and information on explosives factory(ies) and magazine(s) to NRCan        
2. Determination whether a Licence under the Explosives Act paragraph 7(1)(a) is required        
3. Submission of an application for an Explosives Act Licence        
4. Review of the Application        
5. Request for clarification or additional information        
6. Resubmission of a complete application for an Explosives Act Licence        
7. Review supplier's revised application        
8. Make regulatory decision        
Navigation Protection Act Authorization(s)
1. Navigation Impact Assessment (NIA) process - on-site inspection(s)        
2. Liaise with the Proponent regarding potential works in regards to impacts on navigability        
3. Final application review process        
4. Make regulatory decision        
5. Address public and Aboriginal comments regarding the Project's potential impact on navigation        
6. Deposit and advertise, if required        
7. Submit NPA application(s), including information required to process applications under the NPA, for each proposed work        
8. Notice to the Proponent to advertise pursuant to the NPA, if required        
9. Determination and comment on NPA application(s)        
10. Submit NPA application(s), including information required to process applications under the NPA, for each proposed work