Orphaned and Abandoned Mines in Newfoundland and Labrador Orphaned and abandoned mines (OAMs) in Newfoundland and Labrador mostly predate the province joining Confederation in 1949; all the sites predate the Mining Act enacted in 2000. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) spent over $30 million on OAMs in recent years.
Labrador Iron Mines and Tata Steel Minerals, the newest producers, join established district mining giants Rio Tinto IOC and Cliffs Natural Resources. Alderon Iron may soon follow, with the 2012 announcement of a major investment in their Kami project by Chinese steel giant, Hebei Iron and Steel Group.
Mining is a major contributor to the Newfoundland and Labrador economy. In 2019, the mining sector is forecasted to employ a total of 6,300 people an 11 per cent increase from 2018. Also, the gross value of mineral shipments in Newfoundland and Labrador is forecasted at $4 billion for 2019, a 47 per cent increase since 2016.
The mining industry is committed to protecting the environment. Email jmercer@miningnl to sign up. more. Discover Opportunity. Discover rewarding career opportunities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. more. Advocacy. We are the voice of the industry and assist governments of all levels. The reopening of the Beaver Brook mine is
Labrador operates on Atlantic Time, except for the coast between L'Anse au Clair and Norman's Bay, which is on Newfoundland time. Natural resources. All currency is in Canadian dollars. Exploitation of natural resources is a major part of the economic geography of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Department of Natural Resources, through the Mines and Energy Branches, delivers a variety of supports and services. Take some time and explore our energy and mining initiatives, programs and services offered to industry and the public. This page and all contents are copyright, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, all rights
Mining Companies Commodities. A database of mining activities and companies in the province (Mining Overview). It is searchable by company, status of the development (i.e. producer, developing, etc.) and by commodity. Company contact information and a profile on the company is also given. Choose one of the following options. After making your selection, click SEARCH.
Newfoundland and Labrador plans to kick start the provinces mining sector through envisioning five new mines, revamping decades old legislation and creating 1,400 jobs by 2030. A Plan for Growth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Mining Industry, said NLs Minister of Natural Resources Siobhan Coady.
Mines Branch Services. Mineral Lands Claim Staking Mineral Occurrence Data System (MODS) Energy Branch Services. Onshore Petroleum Maps and Data National GIS Resources. Earth Sciences Resources NRCan Free Topographic Data Sets Geogratis CCOG GeoBase DEM, NRoadN, Satellite data This page and all contents are copyright, Government
Natural Resources carries out impartial, state of the art geoscientific investigations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador in order to interpret and explain the provinces geological evolution and to describe, interpret, and explain the distribution, nature, quantity, and origin of
Geography. In Newfoundland and Labrador, shale and tight resources are concentrated along the west coast of the island of Newfoundland. Western Newfoundland is geologically complex, and its evolution involved the opening and closing of the Late Precambrian to Early Paleozoic Iapetus Ocean.
To plan for a changing global economy and to embrace opportunities, we have initiated The Way Forward on Mineral Development Mining the Future 2030 A Plan for Growth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Mining Industry, said NLs Minister of Natural Resources Siobhan Coady.
The latest Tweets from Natural Resources (@NR GovNL). News and Information from the Department of Natural Resources, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada New Mines. More women in mining. More jobs and more economic activity. This is #TheWayForward on Mining.
Newfoundland and Labrador Agriculture, forestry, and fishing Newfoundland and Labradors traditional fishery based on the production of dried salt cod for markets in Europe, the West Indies, and Brazil has virtually disappeared since the 1940s. It was replaced, over time, by a technologically advanced and capital intensive industry based on catching and processing groundfish (cod, hake
Voiseys Bay mine expansion creates hundreds of new job opportunities. Newfoundland and Labrador is teaming up with the federal government on a new $23.6 million program designed to get more Indigenous people working at the Vale mine in Voiseys Bay. On Tuesday, officials from the Nunatsiavut government, Innu Nation, NunatuKavut, Vale,
Natural Resources. Home. Mines Mines. Mining is one of Newfoundland and Labrador's largest and oldest industries, and a major contributor to the economy of our province, especially in rural areas. Newfoundland and Labrador has a large and diversified minerals industry that provides a wide variety of commodities to the world market. This
Newfoundland and Labrador minerals sector reports widespread activity This year, Newfoundland and Labrador celebrates 150 years of modern mining, going back to the opening of the Tilt Cove copper mine in the historic, and still productive, Baie Verte mining district.
CEO Dustin Angelo. Anaconda Mining is a gold producer, explorer and property developer in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. Their main producing property, Point Rousse, produces roughly 16,000 oz of gold per year and is located on the Ming's Bight Peninsula located in
Orphaned and Abandoned Mines in Newfoundland and Labrador Orphaned and abandoned mines (OAMs) in Newfoundland and Labrador mostly predate the province joining Confederation in 1949; all the sites predate the Mining Act enacted in 2000. These properties, ranging from exploration sites to large scale former producing mines, may
The department is responsible for the provinces energy, mines, forestry and agrifoods sectors. Due to the significance of Newfoundland and Labrador's natural resources sector the Minister of Natural Resources is considered to be one of the most high profile positions in the Provincial Cabinet.