Additional Funding for BURNCO Aggregate Project

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated additional funds to seven recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project.

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. is proposing the construction and operation of the new sand and gravel mine located on the northwest shore of Howe Sound, approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British Columbia.

The mine’s maximum production capacity will be approximately 1.6 million tonnes of sand and gravel per year, over an expected mine life of about 16 years. According to BURNCO, aggregate will be mined underwater using an electric powered floating clamshell.

The funding announced yesterday was made available through the Agency’s Participant Funding Program and will assist the participation of Indigenous groups in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which includes reviewing and providing comments on the Comprehensive Study Report.

The deadline for sending public comments for the proposed project is November 27th.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Jun 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

IADC SEMINAR ON DREDGING AND RECLAMATION IN DELFT

This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops…

read more >

10th Dredging & Land Reclamation Summit 2019

The 10th Dredging & Land Reclamation World between 15-18 July 2019 in London is aimed at resolving…

read more >

Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019

Conference Theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the increasing awareness about the need to find suitable…

read more >

Jobs>

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply