Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Environmental Assessment

Project Highlights

Grinding Plant - Q'Max


The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to process (grind) barite and limestone and/or dolomite at the Sheet Harbour Industrial Park to supply the drilling fluids industry and possible other uses as markets dictate.

Minister's Decision

On March 26, 2004, the Minister of Environment and Labour released a decisionPDF Download Link (PDF:327k) concerning this review. The Minister has decided to approve the undertaking in accordance with Section 13(1)b of the Environmental Assessment Regulations, pursuant to Part IV of the Environment Act.

The undertaking has been approved subject to a number of conditionsPDF Download Link (PDF:40k). The proponent is required to obtain all other necessary approvals, permits or authorizations before commencing work on the undertaking.

Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments regarding this project were accepted from March 17, 2004 to March 26, 2004. Comments submitted on Registration Document are available at the Department of Environment and Climate Change Library.

Project Documents