Current Conditions

Light Snow
-6.0°C

KGHM Ajax responds to more than 2,700 questions and comments about proposed mine

The site of the proposed Ajax Mine.
August 04, 2016 - 3:46 PM

KAMLOOPS - The company behind the proposed Ajax Mine have responded to 2,700 questions about the mine’s potential environmental impact.

KGHM Ajax Mining submitted the preliminary responses on Friday, July 29, according to a media release from the company. They were responding to the technical group reviewing the environmental application for the mine, which is made up of experts from the federal and provincial governments, local First Nations and consultants hired by the City of Kamloops.

The environmental application for the mine is temporarily suspended as the company needs time to answer the group’s submissions and thousands of comments and questions from the public. It's expected to restart sometime this fall.

The technical group may ask for further clarification or new questions based on Friday's submission.

If approved the proposed copper and gold mine would be located on the city’s southwest border near the neighbourhood of Aberdeen.

For more stories on the proposed Ajax Mine click here.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Brendan Kergin or call 250-819-6089 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular penticton News
  • Comments

View Site in: Desktop | Mobile