Panther Metals (Canada) Ltd. - Mineral exploration permit

Instrument type: Mineral exploration permit

ERO number
019-5486
Ministry reference number
PR-21-000148
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Mining Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
Notice stage
Proposal
Proposal posted
Comment period
May 11, 2022 - June 10, 2022 (30 days) Open
Last updated

This consultation closes at 11:59 p.m. on:
June 10, 2022

Proposal summary

The Ministry is proposing to issue a permit to Panther Metals (Canada) Ltd. to undertake early exploration activities. The location of the activities is Terrace Bay.

Location details

Site location details

The mining activities are located approximately 3 kilometres north west of Terrace Bay, Ontario, in Priske & Strey townships, District of Thunder Bay, Northwest Region.

Claim numbers instructions: “To view individual claims on a map please use the Mining Lands Administration System. Click on “I want to…” and select “Find a claim” to search by claim numbers or “Find a township” to search by township.”

Claim numbers: 537571, 566392, 569210

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Proponent(s)

Panther Metals (Canada) Ltd.
355 Burrard St., Suite 530
Vancouver , BC
V6C 2G8
Canada

Proposal details

Panther Metals (Canada) Ltd. has submitted an application to the ministry for an exploration permit as required under the Mining Act for prescribed early exploration activities.

The activities that this permit would allow Panther Metals (Canada) Ltd. to carry out are as follows:

  • mechanized drilling (where the drill weight is greater than 150 kilograms)
  • line cutting (greater than 1.5 metres in width)

Line cutting (greater than 1.5 metres in width): is done to prepare an area of mineral potential for further geological or geophysical activities. The potential environmental disturbance includes (but are not limited to): cutting trees and vegetation greater than 1.5 metre corridor with an axe, machete or chainsaw, clearing underbrush, and driving wood pickets into the ground.

Drilling: provides rock samples from below the surface. Testing the samples determines the properties of the soil and rocks, including mineral and metal content. Potential environmental disturbances include (but are not limited to): clearing surface terrain for “drill pads” (small areas cleared for drill rigs and/or helicopters), installing casings (hollow steel pipes called the collar), and pumping water from a sump, nearby lakes, rivers or streams.

Proponents are required to follow provincial standards for early exploration to minimize the impacts to public health, safety and the environment from early exploration activities described above. You can find the standards in the Activities Information Sheets or on the Ministry website under Mining Act Policies, Standards and Directives (see links in “Related links” section).

This notice is provided to receive comments that can be considered in the decision-making process prior to the issuance of an exploration permit.

An Exploration Permit does not relieve the proponent from compliance with any other requirements that are set out under the Mining Act or any other Act. All activities included in the Exploration Permit proposal must be carried out in compliance with Ontario Regulation 308/12 and the Provincial Standards for Early Exploration. The Exploration Permit duration will be up to 3 years with the possibility of one renewal for up to three years.

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Mineral Development Office (Thunder Bay)
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435 James Street South
Suite B002
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 6E3
Canada

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Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 6E3
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Mineral Development Office (Thunder Bay)
Address

435 James Street South
Suite B002
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 6E3
Canada

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