Maritime Resources Corp. (TSXV:MAE) enlisted the services of AMEC, an international engineering and project management company, to assist the Company commence the first phases of permitting of its Green Bay gold project in Newfoundland. AMEC will assist the Company in obtaining all required permits that will be necessary for the project, in addition to the preparation of its Environmental Assessment Registration document.
As quoted in the press release:
The first phase of work being contracted to AMEC will be the preparation of a Project Regulatory Analysis and Plan for all potential permits and approvals that will be necessary for construction and operation of the project. This phase will identify the necessary permits, their engineering inputs and requirements, and the anticipated time for the preparation and regulatory review for each. The second phase of AMEC’s work will consist of the preparation of an Environmental Assessment Registration of the project pursuant to the requirements of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Protection Act in order to initiate the project’s EA review. This EA Registration document will then be subject to governmental and public review. No other permits, approvals, or authorizations can be issued until the project is released from the assessment process. Following EA approval the company may proceed with applying for and obtaining all other required permits and must commence construction within 3 years.
Maritime Resources Corp. President and CEO, Eric Norton, said:
We are very pleased to be working with AMEC in taking this critical first step towards production. We feel that it is important to do a thorough and comprehensive job at this stage and AMEC’s experience will help to ensure that we navigate the regulatory requirements in the most effective and efficient manner possible.