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Pistol Bay Project (149342)
Proposal Status: Conformity Determination Issued
Project Overview
Type of application: Renewal
Proponent name: David Smith
Company: Nordgold
Schedule:
Start Date: 2020-05-01
End Date: 2025-09-30
Operation Type: Seasonal
Project Description:
The Pistol Bay Project is located near the Hamlet of Whale Cove in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut on the west side of Hudson Bay. The claim group covering the project area extends from its eastern boundary approximately 14 km northwest of Whale Cove for 85 km to the west northwest. In 2011 Northquest began exploring for gold on the property which was previously explored by Inco. Nordgold through its Canadian subsidary Northqest Ltd. is the 100% owner of the Pistol Bay Project. The company's Canadian office is in Toronto, Ontario.
Personnel:
Persons: 33
Days: 137
Project Map
List of all project geometries:
ID Geometry Location Name
6216 point top left corner of mineral claims
6217 point bottom left corner of mineral cllaims
6218 point top right corner of mineral claims
6219 point bottom right corner of mineral claims
6220 point Vickers
6221 point Tommy
6222 point Beretta
6223 point Sako
6224 point Cooey
6225 point Pistol Porphyry
6226 point Mauser
6227 point Defender
6228 point Bazooka
6229 point Barrett
6230 point PB_Showings
6231 point Webley
6232 point Purdey
6233 point Colt
6234 point Kimber
6235 point Tikka
6236 point Howitzer
6237 point Vickers
6238 point Tommy
6239 point Beretta
6240 point Sako
6241 point Cooey
6242 point Pistol Porphyry
6243 point Mauser
6244 point Defender
6245 point Bazooka
6246 point Barrett
6247 point PB_Showings
6248 point Webley
6249 point Purdey
6250 point Colt
6251 point Kimber
6252 point Tikka
6253 point Howitzer
6254 point Vickers
6255 point Tommy
6256 point Beretta
6257 point Sako
6258 point Cooey
6259 point Pistol Porphyry
6260 point Mauser
6261 point Defender
6262 point Bazooka
6263 point Barrett
6264 point PB_Showings
6265 point Webley
6266 point Purdey
6267 point Colt
6268 point Kimber
6269 point Tikka
6270 point Howitzer
6271 polygon K19862D1
6272 polygon K19862D1
Planning Regions:
Kitikmeot
Affected Areas and Land Types
Inuit Owned Surface Lands
Municipal
Settlement Area
Keewatin Planning Region
Project Land Use and Authorizations
Project Land Use
Mineral Exploration
Licensing Agencies
GN-CGS: 0
INAC: Class A Land Use Permit
NWB: Type B Licence
KivIA: Land Use Licence I
Other Licensing Requirements
No data found.
Material Use
Equipment
Type Quantity Size Use
Ford F250 pick up truck 1 F250 truck transport from town
Honda ATVs 4 500cc transport
helicopter 1 Astar B2 drill moves / crew transport
diamond drills 2 D2 Discovery drill core
portable rock saw 1 standard to cut drill core
Honda generators 2 6500 power equipment in camp
generators 2 33.1Kva main power in camp and spare
Smart Ash portable incinerator 1 standard multipurpose batch load incinerator
water pumps 2 50cc water for camp
barrel crusher 1 standard gas powered hydraulic barrel crusher
tractor 1 M606 Kubota M606 tractor - moving equipment and drill core boxes
trailer 1 ST8214TDD Sure-track trailer for moving equipment and provisions
Core saws 2 3 hp Vancon electric core saws
Fuel Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
Gasoline 10 205 Liters atvs, generators
Propane 296 100 Gallons cooking (100 lb containers)
Aviation fuel 102 205 Liters for helicopter use
Hazardous Material and Chemical Use
Type Container(s) Capacity UOM Use
used waste oil 0 45 Gallons burn in incinerator or backhaul
Water Consumption
Daily Amount (m3) Retrieval Method Retrieval Location
300 electric pump and hose nearby ponds or lakes
Waste and Impacts
Environmental Impacts
Environmental impacts are known and believed to be mitigatable. All due care and attention is made toward protecting the environment. Wildlife Monitors are hired to provide advice on wildlife monitoring, avoidance and mitigation.
Waste Management
Waste Type Quantity Generated Treatement Method Disposal Method
Combustible wastes food waste etc ash transported in sealed 45 gallon containers to Whale Cove landfill burned in on site incinerator
Greywater 1.66 cubic meters per day approx sump sump
Sewage (human waste) 30 persons contained in pits dug beneath outhouses outhouses
Non-Combustible wastes empty propane cylinders (36), fully drained fuel drums (694), clean metal and other non combustables propane tanks will be transported to Churchill. Fuel drums will be crushed and buried in Whale Cove landfill. stored at Whale Cove airport
Other 10 x 45 gal drums burned in waste oil burner burned in incinerator
Category: Application form attachment - Equipment
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Originator: Denise Lockett
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Category: Application form attachment - License/ Authorization
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Category: Application form attachment - Other Authorizations
Recieved: 2020-03-31
Originator: Denise Lockett
Public Registry ID: 17684
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Category: Application form attachment - Other Authorizations
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Category: Application related document - Conformity Determination Letter
Recieved: 2020-04-01
Originator: Peter Scholz
Public Registry ID: 17697
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Category: Application related document - Conformity Determination Letter
Recieved: 2017-05-12
Originator: Peter Scholz
Public Registry ID: 17651
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Recieved: 2017-05-12
Originator: Peter Scholz
Public Registry ID: 17650
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KEEWATIN QUESTIONAIRE

GENERAL
Environmental Protection:
s2.4.9: The applicant undertakes to prevent any new occurances of pollution, garbage and contamination at the site of the development.
YES

Removal of Fuel Drums:
s2.4.9: The applicant undertakes to remove all drums safely from the site and dispose of the drums in a safe manner.
YES

New Site Restoration and Clean Up:
s2.4.15 and Appendix 2,s1: The applicant undertakes to clean up the site and restore the site to its natural condition to the greatest extent possible.
YES

Old Site Restoration and Clean Up:
s3.13.2: The applicant undertakes to clean up the site and restore the site to its original condition to the greatest extent possible, including any work required due to the applicant's action prior to this application.
YES

Low Level Air Flights:
s5.4.4 and Apendix 2, s3: Will the applicant avoid low-level flights?
YES

Caribou Protection Measures:
s2.4.6 and Appendix 3: Will the applicant comply with the Caribou Protection Measures outlined in section 2.4.6 and in Appendix 3?
YES

Caribou Water Crossings:
Will the applicant avoid, between May 15 and September 1, to construct any camp, cache any fuel or conduct s2.4.6 and map: any blasting within 10 km of any Designated Caribou Water Crossing identified
YES

ARCHEOLOGY
Reporting of Archaeological Sites:
s4.4.3 and Appendix 3, s2 and s8: Will the applicant immediately report the discovery of all suspected archaeological sites to the Government of Nunavut?
YES

PARTICULAR AREAS
Game Sanctuary:
s2.4.1: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, within the Thelon Game sanctuary?
NO

Bird Sanctuary:
s2.4.1: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, within the Mc Connell River Migratory Bird Sanctuary, the Harry Gibbons Migratory Bird Sanctuary or, the East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary
NO

Southern Southampton Island and Coats Island:
s3.4.5: Is the project proposal located, in whole or in part, in southern Southampton Island and Coats Island?
NO
If yes, does the project proposal involve hydrocarbon exploration?
YES
Municipal Lands:
s1.4.3: Is the project located, in whole or in part, within municipal boundaries?
YES

PARTICULAR ACTIVITIES

Uranium Development and Mining:
s3.4.5, s3.4.6: Does the project proposal involve either uranium development or uranium mining?
NO


New Land Use:
Does the project proposal involve a new type of land use never engaged in before in the region?
NO

Code of Good Conduct for Land Users:
Appendix 2: The applicant undertakes to adhere to the Code of Good Conduct at all times.
YES