Agnico Eagle Gets Green Light for Maliadine Project in Nunavut

- March 5th, 2015

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (TSX:AEM) has been given the green light from the minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development to proceed with its Meliadine project in Kivalliq Region of Nunavut.

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (TSX:AEM) has been given the green light from the minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development to proceed with its Meliadine project in Kivalliq Region of Nunavut, as reported by CBC News. The Nunavut Impact Review board issued the company  a project certificate with 127 attached, covering everything from wildlife monitoring to air quality control.

Some highlights of the agreement include:

The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada has accepted the NIRB Final Hearing Report for the Meliadine Gold Mine Project (January 2015), and the recommended terms and conditions contained in the Report that are now included in the Project Certificate; and F. Recognizing the importance of co-ordination, integration and avoiding duplication with other monitoring requirements in permits, licences and other authorizations, the project-specific monitoring program, provided as Appendix A to this Project Certificate, will be issued in final form after key regulatory authorizations, including land use permits, water licences and mineral leases, are issued.

Click here to read the full agreement between the NIRB and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

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