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Over the last two weeks you took time to tell the Canadian government what you thought of a proposed industrial mining site within Howe Sound. Thank you for standing up and letting your voice be heard. We started with a plea to roughly 150 people on our distribution list and managed an overwhelming 610 messages being sent to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) objecting to the BURNCO Mining project […]

  SUMMARY OF THE PROPOSED BURNCO AGGREGATE MINE PROJECT From the project description summary by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency BURNCO Rock Products Limited is proposing to construct and operate the BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project 35 kilometres northwest of Vancouver, British Columbia. The BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project is expected to produce 1.0 to 1.6 million tonnes of sand and gravel per year for export over a mine life of 20 […]

The Future of Howe Sound Society have just been informed that Burnco has submitted their final project description and the public have until February 3rd to submit their views on this project to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. There is no long term land use plan covering Howe Sound and yet it is only now that marine life is showing signs of recovery from previous decades of industrial abuse. We […]

A proposal by Burnco Rock Products Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta for a large scale gravel mining and crushing facility to be located along the Northwest part of Howe Sound at McNab Creek is currently under review by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA).

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