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Blackwater Project

The Blackwater Project is located 160 kilometres southwest of Prince George and 110 kilometres southwest of Vanderhoof, in an area that has seen active exploration since 1973.

Project Updates

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Blackwater Project Public Comment Period

New Gold’s Blackwater Project, under the guidance of the BC EAO , has entered a 30 day public comment period related to the partial revision of the proposed transmission line route. New Gold looks forward to your participation in this process. Click here for more information on the Open House and Public Comment Period.
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Public Comment Period Information Sessions

The Blackwater Gold Project held six Public Comment Period Information Session in February 2016. More than 185 people attended to learn more about the Project and our application for environmental assessment / environment impact statement. Click here to see the posters displayed at the information sessions.
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Blackwater Project Hosts Local Information Sessions

New Gold is hosting several information sessions in local communities. The public is invited to ask questions and learn more about the Blackwater Gold Project. Public Comments are due February 19. Click here for more information on dates, times and locations of the information session.
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Blackwater Project Public Comment Period

New Gold’s Blackwater Project has entered the public review period under the guidance of the BC EAO. New Gold looks forward to your participation in this process. Click for more information on the Public Comments/Submissions.
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2015 Annual KEG Conference
Kamloops, BC
View the presentation here.
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Blackwater Project Environmental Assessment

New Gold continues to move the Blackwater Project through the Environmental Assessment Process and expects to enter the Application Review Stage soon. During the Application Review Stage, the public will be invited to comment on the proposed Project. Click here for more information on the Environmental Assessment process.
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New Gold Announces Feasibility Study Results

New Gold has announced the results of its Feasibility Study for the Blackwater Project.
While New Gold remains committed to the project, the timeframe for development has been extended.
To ensure the project is in a position to take advantage of a recovery in gold prices, we will continue to move the project through the environmental assessment and permitting process in 2014.
We will also continue to work collaboratively with our community partners to help prepare local workers for employment and contracting opportunities. The extended timeframe will provide additional time to establish local training programs and partnerships. More...
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Public Comment Period – October 9 to November 8, 2013

From October 9 to November 8, 2013, the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) held a 30-day public comment period on the Blackwater Project’s draft Application Information Requirements (AIR) document. Click here for more information on the project’s public comment periods.
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BC EAO and New Gold host open houses

The BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) invited the public to attend Open House events in Fraser Lake and Vanderhoof on October 15 and 16, respectively. Interested residents were able to review the draft Application Information Requirements (AIR) document and discuss the project with BC EAO and New Gold staff.
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Citizens turn ideas into action

Locals brought their favourite photos, discussed what they love about their communities and talked about opportunities with New Gold at the recent Citizens Forums. Read the report.
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Mining spurs growth in Vanderhoof
Vanderhoof Mayor Gerry Thiessen told Business in Vancouver he believes the population could double in the next decade as the resource industry continues to develop. More

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Environmental Assessment Office issues Section 11 order
As part of the Blackwater Project’s environmental assessment process, New Gold recently received its section 11 Order from the BC Environmental Assessment Agency. More

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Project develops business directory

The Blackwater Project is actively developing a business directory, which includes businesses and contractors in the project area. To add your business to the directory, please contact the Project Office and request a business directory form: office.blackwater@newgold.com or (250) 567-3276.
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October 2012 open houses

When the project held its first open houses in October 2012, more than 180 people dropped by to learn more about the project. See the display materials from the open houses.
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