Energy and Mines


AurCrest Gold to build 40MW renewables project with First Nation community

AurCrest Gold to build 40MW renewables project with First Nation community
June 28
10:23 2016

AurCrest Gold Inc. is a Canada-based mineral exploration company. The Company is focused on ON_2003629the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral resources. The Company holds various gold and base metal properties in Northern Ontario. They recently announced their intention to cooperate with a First Nations community on a 40 MW renewables project for their mining operation at Cat Lake in north western Ontario.

In an interview published today Ian Brodie-Brown, CEO and President of AurCrest Gold explains the drivers and development of the project.

Great quotes from the interview include:

“Renewables are an advanced technology that generates a great opportunity to improve our operational practices while sharing benefits with the community that go beyond economic profits”

“From the mine perspective, this is going to notably reduce our diesel consumption while addressing one of the main corporate challenges: obtaining social license.”

“This initiative aims to reflect the necessary cultural evolution of the mining business.”

To download the interview click here


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Andrew Slavin

Andrew Slavin

I am one of the directors of Energy and Mines and am also the curator of this site. I have been involved with B2B communications for the last 18 years including publications, conferences, think tanks and reports.