Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 1, appendix E-1

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Aurbel (Mine)
Operator Name QMX Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 1900 Brador Road, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 0A4
Effluent Discharge Point Aurbel Final Effluent
Aurbel (Mine) - Aurbel Final Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0214 0.0057 0.0896 0.0793 0.0703 ND
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0600 0.0561 0.0439 0.0473 0.0484 ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0310 0.0086 0.0358 0.0258 0.0193 ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0020 0.0019 0.0017 0.0013 0.0024 ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0045 0.0047 0.0108 0.0171 0.0173 ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0120 0.0034 0.0068 0.0088 0.0315 ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND ND ND ND ND 7.50 1.50 2.20 1.90 5.00 ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0010 0.0023 0.0013 0.0024 0.0010 ND
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND 7.6 7.1 7.5 7.6 7.8 ND
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND 7.8 7.9 7.7 7.8 7.9 ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND 13,071 26,717 49,230 38,593 39,834 ND
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Barry (Mine)
Operator Name Ressources Métanor Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address 200 Mine Road, Desmaraisville, Quebec J0Y 1H0
Effluent Discharge Point V-Notch
Barry (Mine) - V-notch
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0005 ND
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0010 ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND NMR ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0001 ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0005 ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0140 ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 1.33 ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND - ND
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 8.1 ND
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 8.1 ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 4,154 ND
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Beaufor
Operator Name Mines Richmont Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address 776 Perron Road, Val-d'Or Quebec J9P 0C3
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent
Beaufor - Final Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0003 0.0008 0.0007 0.0003 0.0003 0.0005 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0002
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 0.0084 0.0111 0.0115 0.0100 0.0114 0.0095 0.0074 0.0050 0.0087 0.0050 0.0086 0.0078
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 0.0002 0.0025 0.0025 0.0002 0.0002 0.0004 0.0002 0.0008 0.0007 0.0002 0.0002 0.0006
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0054 0.0052 0.0047 0.0033 0.0044 0.0024 0.0047 0.0051 0.0047 0.0032 0.0041 0.0054
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0063 0.0024 0.0030 0.0026 0.0061 0.0009 0.0052 0.0023 0.0058 0.0016 0.0023 0.0066
TSS  (mg/L) 15 7.60 8.50 11.25 14.75 10.80 7.00 3.50 3.38 5.50 3.20 6.50 3.80
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 0.0050 NMR NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR 0.0030 NMR NMR NMR 0.0010 NMR
pH low ≥6.0 7.2 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.5 7.3 6.8
pH high ≤9.5 7.7 7.3 7.5 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.7 8.0
Flow (m3/month) ____ 21,252 17,710 22,033 30,229 29,015 27,862 28,437 25,485 24,088 27,632 27,838 24,860
Rainbow Trout Pass 1 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Beaver Brook Antimony Mine
Operator Name Beaver Brook Antimony Mine Inc.
Product(s) Antimony
Address P.O. Box 160, Glenwood, Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2K0
Effluent Discharge Point Site 16 - Polishing Pond Discharge
Beaver Brook Antimony Mine - Site 16 - Polishing Pond Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND 0.0660 0.0740 0.0710 0.0843 0.1086 0.1318 0.1155 0.1170 0.0990 0.0920
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND 0.0010 0.0015 0.0016 0.0010 0.0012 0.0038 0.0015 0.0088 0.0012 0.0010
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND 0.0050 0.0064 0.0010 0.0006 0.0010 0.0007 0.0022 0.0019 0.0018 0.0033
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND 0.0170 0.0153 0.0114 0.0088 0.0092 0.0115 0.0138 0.0125 0.0124 0.0158
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND 0.0215 0.0083 0.0079 0.0078 0.0082 0.0073 0.0098 0.0093 0.0136 0.0194
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND 14.50 8.50 5.20 7.25 5.20 3.50 7.25 6.00 7.00 4.80
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND 0.0025 0.0054 0.0030 0.0080 NMR NMR 0.0080 NMR 0.0200 NMR
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.2 8.1 8.0 8.1 7.9 8.0
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND 8.1 8.5 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.3 8.1 8.2 8.1
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND 32,621 41,838 45,288 42,557 22,690 22,314 38,217 40,755 42,183 30,669
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Bell Creek Mine and Mill
Operator Name Lake Shore Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 800 Florence Street, Porcupine, Ontario P0N 1C0
Effluent Discharge Point Effluent Treatment Plant Discharge
Bell Creek Mine and Mill - Effluent Treatment Plant Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CU  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Bell Creek Mine and Mill
Operator Name Lake Shore Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 800 Florence Street, Porcupine, Ontario P0N 1C0
Effluent Discharge Point Phase 1 and 2 Seepage Collection Ditch
Bell Creek Mine and Mill - Phase 1 and 2 Seepage Collection Ditch
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Bell Creek Mine and Mill
Operator Name Lake Shore Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 800 Florence Street, Porcupine, Ontario P0N 1C0
Effluent Discharge Point Phase 3 Seepage Collection Ditch
Bell Creek Mine and Mill - Phase 3 Seepage Collection Ditch
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: gt;50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Bell Creek Mine and Mill
Operator Name Lake Shore Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 800 Florence Street, Porcupine, Ontario P0N 1C0
Effluent Discharge Point Polishing Pond
Bell Creek Mine and Mill - Polishing Pond
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND 0.0253 0.0233 0.0172 0.0688 0.0175 0.0179 0.0197 0.0209 0.0216 0.0242
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND 0.0159 0.0149 0.0054 0.0032 0.0035 0.0032 0.0043 0.0036 0.0045 0.0066
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND 0.0195 0.0098 0.0030 0.0025 0.0025 0.0021 0.0010 0.0020 0.0065 0.0119
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND 0.0003 0.0011 0.0006 0.0005 0.0003 0.0005 0.0009 0.0010 0.0005 0.0008
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND 0.0179 0.0166 0.0098 0.0075 0.0060 0.0059 0.0077 0.0088 0.0160 0.0148
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND 0.0050 0.0035 0.0056 0.0027 0.0028 0.0021 0.0043 0.0031 0.0030 0.0046
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND 3.00 4.25 14.40 4.33 2.40 1.59 0.91 0.88 3.30 1.30
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND 0.0050 0.0050 NMR NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR NMR 0.0025
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.7 7.5 7.7 8.0 7.5 8.0 7.7
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND 7.8 7.8 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.0 8.4 8.1 8.4 8.0
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND 28,230 94,504 147,222 66,325 65,366 105,256 57,633 83,539 63,800 56,962
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Bellekeno Mine
Operator Name Alexco Keno Hill Mining Corporation
Product(s) Silver-Lead-Zinc
Address Box 7 Site 2, Elsa, Yukon Y0B 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point Be.KV43 - Bellekeno 625 Treatment Pond Decant
Bellekeno Mine - Be.KV43 - Bellekeno 625 Treatment Pond Decant
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0113 0.0113 0.0097 0.0077 0.0063 0.0065 0.0044 0.0075 0.0032 0.0024 0.0022 0.0020
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 0.0007 0.0006 0.0008 0.0015 0.0019 0.0021 0.0021 0.0022 0.0016 0.0020 0.0023 0.0021
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 0.0537 0.0640 0.0489 0.0334 0.0062 0.0098 0.0118 0.0224 0.0160 0.0051 0.0183 0.0230
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0086 0.0091 0.0264 0.0067 0.0313 0.0060 0.0063 0.0059 0.0063 0.0141 0.0180 0.0148
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0375 0.0325 0.0262 0.0267 0.0265 0.0251 0.0301 0.0283 0.1270 0.0332 0.0852 0.0568
TSS  (mg/L) 15 5.24 2.70 2.40 1.82 0.63 0.50 0.50 1.55 0.50 2.90 4.18 6.88
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 NMR 0.0100 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR
pH low ≥6.0 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.8 7.8 7.2 7.6 7.4 7.5 8.3 8.4 8.2
pH high ≤9.5 7.9 7.9 7.8 8.3 8.0 8.2 7.9 8.3 7.7 8.9 8.8 8.9
Flow (m3/month) ____ 8,919 7,330 7,821 7,180 6,214 9,642 11,383 10,303 2,423 5,973 8,787 9,048
Rainbow Trout Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Birchtree Mine
Operator Name Vale Canada Ltd.
Product(s) Nickel-Copper
Address P.O. Box 5000, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1P3
Effluent Discharge Point Birchtree Effluent Treatment Plant
Birchtree Mine - Birchtree Effluent Treatment Plant
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0141 0.0127 0.0138 0.0124 0.0170 0.0068 0.0164 0.0151 0.0221 0.0149 0.0048 0.0063
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 0.0325 0.0088 0.0050 0.0050 0.0063 0.0050 0.0050 0.0088 0.0075 0.0050 0.0050 0.0063
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 NMR 0.0089 NMR NMR 0.0032 NMR 0.0027 NMR 0.0026 0.0033 NMR NMR
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 0.0195 0.0150 0.0233 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0150 0.0193 0.0150
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0348 0.0198 0.0258 0.0148 0.0106 0.0200 0.0120 0.0100 0.0125 0.0260 0.0100 0.0200
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0138 0.0073 0.0080 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0082 0.0050 0.0073 0.0084 0.0050 0.0073
TSS  (mg/L) 15 2.00 0.30 3.90 1.20 3.85 1.20 1.48 1.00 1.00 1.00 2.45 1.00
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 0.0638 0.0500 0.0350 0.0920 0.1415 0.1070 0.1122 0.1535 0.1178 0.0970 0.0958 0.0660
pH low ≥6.0 6.6 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.7
pH high ≤9.5 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.1 6.9 7.0 7.0 6.9 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.1
Flow (m3/month) ____ 26,652 21,343 23,607 30,648 29,907 26,916 28,607 29,016 25,298 37,870 27,503 25,273
Rainbow Trout Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass NMR 1 NMR NMR - NMR - NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Black Fox Mill Complex
Operator Name Brigus Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address Rural Route 2, Matheson, Ontario P0K 1N0
Effluent Discharge Point Direct Tailings Pond Effluent
Black Fox Mine - Direct Tailings Pond Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Black Fox Mill Complex
Operator Name Brigus Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address Rural Route 2, Matheson, Ontario P0K 1N0
Effluent Discharge Point Polishing Pond Effluent
Black Fox Mine - Polishing Pond Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 0.4728 0.4880 0.5003 0.4870 0.3606 0.5035 0.4310 0.2127 0.2475 0.2583 0.6353 ND
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 0.0873 0.0763 0.0468 0.0233 0.0714 0.0329 0.0325 0.0186 0.0215 0.0270 0.0957 ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 0.2137 0.3098 0.1487 0.1650 0.1051 0.0582 0.0597 0.0473 0.0245 0.0123 0.0652 ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0010 0.0005 0.0005 0.0013 0.0005 0.0005 ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 0.3584 0.2928 0.2525 0.2040 0.2936 0.1838 0.2078 0.1030 0.1330 0.1847 0.3230 ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0024 0.0043 0.0027 0.0350 0.0053 0.0026 0.0015 0.0023 0.0057 0.0010 0.0027 ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 7.34 2.06 3.51 1.00 5.04 4.43 1.25 1.71 1.73 1.45 3.53 ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 0.0034 0.0068 0.0061 0.0080 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR ND
pH low ≥6.0 7.1 7.3 6.8 7.7 6.7 7.2 7.8 7.2 7.2 7.6 7.7 ND
pH high ≤9.5 8.1 7.9 7.3 7.7 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 7.8 7.9 9.0 ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ 9,707 3,158 25,011 20,665 227,911 92,650 36,158 70,927 49,740 89,692 74,261 ND
Rainbow Trout Pass 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Black Fox Mine
Operator Name Brigus Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 2839 Highway 101, E. Matheson, Ontario P0K 1N0
Effluent Discharge Point Pike River Discharge Point
Black Fox Mine - Pike River Discharge Point
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 0.1152 0.1229 0.2783 0.2830 0.2055 0.2983 0.3246 0.3242 0.4290 0.3902 0.3678 0.3820
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 0.0074 0.0059 0.0058 0.0173 0.0028 0.0025 0.0065 0.0039 0.0070 0.0019 0.0024 0.0032
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0008 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0754 0.0760 0.1012 0.1203 0.0589 0.0499 0.0388 0.0381 0.0419 0.0475 0.0757 0.0947
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0351 0.0240 0.0257 0.0242 0.0194 0.0230 0.0152 0.0204 0.0149 0.0141 0.0162 0.0259
TSS  (mg/L) 15 0.60 0.46 2.88 3.88 2.25 2.25 2.50 1.50 1.50 1.50 3.13 1.88
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR 0.0060 0.0025 NMR NMR
pH low ≥6.0 7.0 7.2 7.0 7.0 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.3 7.1 7.3 7.2 6.3
pH high ≤9.5 7.7 7.4 7.9 7.3 7.3 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.8 7.2
Flow (m3/month) ____ 27,878 24,564 54,082 53,134 123,854 112,801 96,366 103,814 122,611 114,417 129,285 101,543
Rainbow Trout Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 - 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - 1 - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Black Fox Mine
Operator Name Brigus Gold Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address 2839 Highway 101, E Matheson, Ontario P0K 1N0
Effluent Discharge Point Salve Creek Transitional Period Discharge Point
Black Fox Mine - Salve Creek Transitional Period Discharge Point
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS  (mg/L) 15 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month) ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Brunswick No. 12
Operator Name Xstrata Canada Corporation / Glencore Canada Corporation
Product(s) Lead-Zinc-Copper-Silver
Address Highway 430, Bathurst, New Brunswick E2A 3Z8
Effluent Discharge Point 3333 Final Effluent
Brunswick No. 12 - 3333 Final Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of July 30, 2013 the ownership of Brunswick No. 12 was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation.

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0200 0.0150 0.0150 0.0200 0.0200
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 0.0238 0.0063 0.0050 0.0100 0.0075 0.0133 0.0125 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0083
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 0.0100 0.0150 0.0167 0.0150 0.0150 0.0100 0.0100 0.0150 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0150 0.0200 0.0117 0.0150 0.0088 0.0133 0.0125 0.0075 0.0167 0.0100 0.0200 0.0233
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 0.2025 0.2400 0.2933 0.2675 0.1275 0.1467 0.1525 0.1700 0.2233 0.1400 0.1700 0.1533
TSS  (mg/L) 15 3.55 13.20 2.20 2.10 2.25 1.67 1.75 2.00 3.00 1.33 1.00 1.00
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 NMR 0.0200 NMR NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.1000 NMR 0.0050 NMR
pH low ≥6.0 9.0 9.1 8.5 9.0 8.0 9.0 8.7 9.0 8.4 8.8 8.9 9.1
pH high ≤9.5 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 8.9 9.4
Flow (m3/month) ____ 624,312 814,971 1,408,529 1,016,495 1,168,059 875,588 368,544 720,523 1,377,192 509,596 203,649 367,989
Rainbow Trout Pass 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test Fail 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 3 2 1 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 1 1
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - 1 - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Product(s) Bucko Lake Mine
Operator Name CaNickel Mining Ltd.
Product(s) Nickel
Address 371 Flemming Drive, Wabowden, Manitoba R0B 1S0
Effluent Discharge Point Settling Pond Discharge
Bucko Lake Mine - Settling Pond Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments:

Notes:
ND: No Deposit
NMR: No Measurement Required
Pass: ≤50% Mortality
Fail: >50% Mortality
Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.
A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.

As  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0006 0.0003 0.0006 0.0005 0.0006 0.0011 0.0015 0.0016 0.0006 0.0004 0.0005 0.0004
Cu  (mg/L) 0.3 0.0016 0.0013 0.0022 0.0015 0.0018 0.0018 0.0014 0.0021 0.0017 0.0032 0.0019 0.0020
CN  (mg/L) 1.0 NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb  (mg/L) 0.2 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0005 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0003
Ni  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0670 0.0560 0.0590 0.0601 0.0751 0.0590 0.0409 0.0628 0.0677 0.1088 0.0643 0.0870
Zn  (mg/L) 0.5 0.0061 0.0026 0.0040 0.0048 0.0037 0.0259 0.0037 0.0064 0.0082 0.0076 0.0061 0.0066
TSS  (mg/L) 15 9.83 7.55 7.87 7.24 8.80 6.45 7.60 5.93 7.42 8.05 5.38 5.82
Ra-226  (Bq/L) 0.37 0.1750 0.1400 0.1400 0.1500 0.6000 0.2525 0.2000 0.2650 0.2840 0.2275 0.1150 0.1540
pH low ≥6.0 7.5 7.2 7. 4 7.5 7.5 7.8 7.8 7.6 7.4 7.6 7.5 7.5
pH high ≤9.5 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.6 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.7 8.0 7.6 7.6
Flow (m3/month) ____ 19,102 17,896 16,949 17,543 29,915 40,264 46,453 15,645 15,594 21,323 10,457 8,465
Rainbow Trout Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Acute Lethality Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - 1 1 1 - - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail 1 1 1 1 - - - 1 1 1 1 1
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