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Tent Mountain Mine Redevelopment Project

Montem Resources Alberta Operations Ltd. is proposing to restart and expand mining operations at the Tent Mountain Mine, an open-pit coal mine located 16 kilometres west of Coleman, Alberta that stopped operating in 1983. As proposed, the Tent Mountain Mine Redevelopment Project would expand the original mine pits to allow for the production of 4925 tonnes per day of raw coal used for steelmaking, over a 14-year mine life. The project would also include a coal handling and processing plant near the mining area and a rail loading facility located next to Provincial Highway #3 (Crowsnest Highway).


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Latest update

April 29, 2021 — On March 3, 2021, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change received a request from the Blood Tribe/Kainai to designate the Tent Mountain Mine Redevelopment Project, proposed by Montem Resources Alberta Operations Ltd. The Minister received a second request from Siksika Nation on March 5, 2021, a third request from the Member of Parliament for Edmonton, Strathcona on March 10, 2021, a fourth request from Wilson Laycraft on March 15, 2021, a fifth request from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment on March 21, 2021, a sixth request from Alberta Wilderness Association on March 28, 2021, a seventh request from Ecojustice on April 4, 2021, an eighth request from Backcountry Hunters and Anglers on March 30, 2021, a ninth request from Yellowstone to Yukon on April 7, 2021, a tenth request from Ktunaxa Nation Council on April 1st, 2021, and an eleventh request from Ermineskin Cree Nation on April 19, 2021. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting an analysis and will make a recommendation to the Minister on whether to designate the project under the Impact Assessment Act. The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting an analysis and will make a recommendation to the Minister on whether to designate the project under the Impact Assessment Act.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
15 Ninth request for designation of project PDF (167 KB) April 7, 2021
12 Seventh request for designation of project PDF (12.4 MB) April 4, 2021
29 Tenth request for designation of project PDF (841 KB) April 1, 2021
28 Eleventh request for designation of project PDF (177 KB) April 1, 2021
14 Eighth request for designation of project PDF (166 KB) March 30, 2021
11 Sixth request for designation of project PDF (2.3 MB) March 28, 2021
10 Fifth request for designation of project PDF (566 KB) March 21, 2021
4 Fourth request for designation of project PDF (224 KB) March 15, 2021
3 Third request for designation of project PDF (2.7 MB) March 10, 2021
2 Second request for designation of project PDF (1.1 MB) March 2, 2021
1 First request for designation of project PDF (6.8 MB) March 2, 2021

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Contacts

Tent Mountain Mine Redevelopment Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
Canada Place
9700 Jasper Avenue, Suite 1145
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4C3
Telephone: 780-495-2037
Email: IAAC.TentMountain.AEIC@canada.ca


  • Location

    • 16km west of Coleman (Alberta) (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Mines and Minerals
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2021-03-03
  • Proponent

    Montem Resources Alberta Operations Ltd.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Request for designation
  • Reference Number

    81436

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..within 200 kilometres
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