Critique of the Mineral Act and the Mining Act Underway

The Department of Business, Strength and Know-how is at this time reviewing the Mineral Act and the Mining Act, to look at if the existing legislation displays the best doable benchmarks for the market.

Around the upcoming several months, the section will host a series of in-man or woman periods with respect to the Mineral Act and Mining Act and corresponding restrictions.

The goal of this evaluation is to make certain the exploration and growth of the province’s mineral methods are executed in a liable, sustainable and aggressive manner, while remaining supportive of non-public-sector financial commitment and position expansion.

The division invitations market associates and stakeholder teams to the subsequent in-human being engagement sessions. Take note, a session date and locale for St. John’s will be delivered the moment facts are confirmed.

  • Thursday, September 21 – Wabush – Wabush Hotel
  • Friday, September 22 – Goose Bay – University of the North Atlantic, Area 106
  • Tuesday, Oct 4 – Corner Brook – Civic Centre, Area Two
  • Wednesday, Oct 5 – Springdale -Riverwood Inn
  • Thursday, Oct 6 – Marystown – Marystown Hotel, Salon B

The function of these periods is to tutorial any amendments of present legislation or aid in the enhancement of new legislation and regulations with regards to mineral tenure, mineral exploration, and mining. To sign-up for any of the in-individual periods, be sure to email [email protected].

For more facts on these community consultations pay a visit to engageNL.

Newfoundland and Labrador’s mineral industry proceeds to be a critical financial driver for the province and a concentrate for expenditure attraction endeavours. The estimated activity for 2022 is projected to final result in more than $5.4 billion in mineral shipments, $189 million in exploration expenditures, and work of about 8,800 particular person a long time.

“The upcoming appears to be extremely affluent for the mining and mineral field in Newfoundland and Labrador. We have the globe-class deposits and geology essential to mature and produce the environmentally friendly economy. We are enterprise this legislation evaluation as component of our efforts to be certain our province is very well positioned to maximize any foreseeable future chances, so that this industry plays a vital function in our economy for lots of yrs to arrive.”
Honourable Andrew Parsons
Minister of Field, Electrical power and Know-how


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2022 09 14
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