Environment and Community

Environmental and social impact assessment ("ESIA") has become obligatory for major developments in Canada since the mid 1970s. NML is committed to meeting or exceeding the requirements of applicable environmental legislation and jurisprudence. Its starting point for doing that is early and frequent communication with the communities and individuals who might be affected by its activities, even when the law does not subject those activities, such as exploration, to environmental impact assessment. Where its activities are subject to environmental assessment or permitting, NML strives to establish early and harmonious relationships with the regulators, so as to ensure mutual understanding and exemplary compliance with the applicable legislation.

Environment

NML is undertaking two major projects which will have an impact on the surrounding environment. Based on the experience gained to date, NML will put into practice the lessons that it has learned to date, so as to ensure that it meets the highest possible environmental and social standards…

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First Nations

Mining projects bring changes to the affected First Nation communities as well as to the nearby non-native communities, which are remotely located. Managing the natural reactions, both positive and negative, is a challenge that is taken seriously by NML ...

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Community

Just as NML tries to design its projects in ways that avoid impacts on the natural environment, so it strives to avoid negative impacts on the nearby communities and to enhance positive ones, based on mutual trust, respect and acceptance of multicultural and multilingual aspects of affected communities...

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05/13/2014 Announcing Filing on SEDAR of the Technical Reports on the Results for the Taconite Project Feasibility Study
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The ROLES Project Winner at the 2015 Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards

05/28/2015 The Restoration of Labrador Exploration Sites, or ROLES Project, in which NML is a participant along with industry partners, government and aboriginal communities, was recently selected as the winner in the Community Group or Organization category for the 26th Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards.
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Article on NML in Point in Natural Resources, March 2015

03/12/2015 Article by Brigitte Masella, our Vice President, Environmental and Social Affairs, on shared values applied by NML to generate benefits for citizens, communities and the company.
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Article on NML in First Nations Resource Magazine Winter 2015 issue

02/09/2015 Article on NML in the latest issue of First Nations Resource Magazine.
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Intercultural Exchanges Innu-Naskapi-Sámi around the Caribou-Reindeer - Part 2 in French only

02/05/2014 Report on an Aboriginal cultural exchange project between the Sámis in Finland and Innus and Naskapi in Quebec. The report was prepared by Anne-Marie André, Dolores André and Thora Herrmann.
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