Upper Beaver Gold Project

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning and abandonment of an underground and open-pit gold and copper mine located 20 kilometres northeast of Kirkland Lake, in Ontario. As proposed, the Upper Beaver Gold Project includes an on-site metal mill and structures for diverting water. The maximum ore production capacity of the mine is 15,000 tonnes per day, and the maximum ore input capacity of the processing plant is approximately 10,000 tonnes per day, with a mine life of about 16 years. The project would require the diversion of over 90 million cubic metres of water per year from Beaverhouse Lake downstream to the Misema River.


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December 20, 2021 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada issued its impact assessment decision with reasons and decided that an assessment of the designated project is required.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
55 Notice of Impact Assessment Decision with Reasons - December 20, 2021
53 Summary of the Detailed Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (17.5 MB) December 16, 2021
52 Detailed Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (30.8 MB) December 16, 2021
47 Notice of Time Limit Suspension with Reasons - November 3, 2021
31 Summary of Issues PDF (208 KB) October 22, 2021
3 Initial Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (25.6 MB) September 9, 2021
1 Summary of an Initial Project Description of a Designated Project PDF (16.6 MB) September 9, 2021

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Upper Beaver Gold Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
Telephone: 416-952-1576
Email: UpperBeaver@iaac-aeic.gc.ca


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