Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 1, appendix E-5


Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Fire Lake (Mine)
Operator Name ArcelorMittal Mines Canada - ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.
Product(s) Iron
Address 389 Road, P.O. Box 1817, Mont-Wright, Quebec G0G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point Beaver Pit - Spillway (FL-2)
Fire Lake (Mine) - Brewer Pit - Spillway (FL-2)
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of March 2013, the company name changed from ArcelorMittal Mines Canada to ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.

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 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0024 0.0020 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0010 0.0007 0.0009 0.0017 0.0033 0.0011 0.0038 0.0018 0.0016 0.0024 0.0011 0.0032
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0021 0.0005 0.0010 0.0005 0.0010 0.0005 0.0005 0.0066
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0020 0.0020 0.0020 0.0025 0.0030 0.0008 0.0027 0.0014 0.0018 0.0101 0.0018 0.0022
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0574 0.0633 0.0435 0.0147 0.0253 0.1193 0.0272 0.0118 0.0212 0.0095 0.0128 0.0260
TSS (mg/L) 15  0.70 0.67 0.88 10.20 9.00 0.88 0.80 0.75 2.80 0.63 1.00 0.60
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0080 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0030 0.0010 0.0010
pH low  ≥6.0 6.9 7.0 6.8 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 7.1 7.0 7.1
pH high  ≤9.5 7.3 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.7 7.4 7.5 7.1 7.3 7.2 8.4
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 12,149 8,370 5,222 5,266 289,415 51,726 96,379 63,441 121,300 93,616 79,383 13,541
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 Fire Lake (Mine)
Operator Name ArcelorMittal Mines Canada - ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.
Product(s) Iron
Address 389 Road, P.O. Box 1817, Mont-Wright, Quebec G0G 1J0
Effluent Discharge Point Main Pit (FL-1)
Fire Lake (Mine) - Main Pit (FL-1)
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of March 2013, the company name changed from ArcelorMittal Mines Canada to ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c. The effluent "Main Pit (FL-1)" is no longer subject to the MMER.

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  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  - - - - - - - - - - - -
CN (mg/L) 1.0  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  - - - - - - - - - - - -
TSS (mg/L) 15  - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH low  ≥6.0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
pH high  ≤9.5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Flow (m3/month)  ____ - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rainbow Trout  Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass - - - - - - - - - - - -
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Flin Flon Complex
Operator Name Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. - Hudbay Minerals Inc.
Product(s) Copper-Lead-Zinc
Address P.O. Box 1500, Flin Flon, Manitoba R8A 1N9
Effluent Discharge Point North Weir Discharge
Flin Flon Complex - North Weir Discharge
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of 2012, the company name changed from Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. to HudBay Minerals Inc.

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  0.0126 0.0308 0.0258 0.0108 0.0006 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.00015 0.0076
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0250 0.0178 0.0078 0.0144 0.0040 0.0040 0.0052 0.0040 0.0065 0.0040 0.0053 0.0050
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100 0.0100
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035 0.0035
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0382 0.0360 0.0490 0.0804 0.0373 0.0188 0.0388 0.0265 0.0575 0.0296 0.2238 0.1646
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.08 1.26 0.98 2.30 1.23 1.08 1.12 1.00 0.73 1.14 0.45 0.90
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0500 NMR NMR 0.0200 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0200 0.0250 0.0220
pH low  ≥6.0 7.6 8.0 8.6 8.4 8.1 7.7 6.9 7.6 8.2 8.3 8.4 7.4
pH high  ≤9.5 8.9 8.7 8.7 9.5 8.9 8.5 8.6 8.2 8.2 8.7 8.6 8.9
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 839,166 754,096 878,363 1,005,133 1,222,098 1,365,819 1,694,116 1,432,385 296,448 1,084,903 899,639 881,234
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 NMR NMR - NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - 1 - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Francoeur (Mine)
Operator Name Richmont Mines Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address 199 Provencher Avenue, P.O. Box 39, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J0Z 1B0
Effluent Discharge Point Francoeur Final Effluent
Francoeur (Mine) - Francoeur Final Effluent
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No Daphnia Magna monitoring results were provided for March.

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  0.0009 0.0003 0.0003 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0016 0.0014 0.0009 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0002 0.0057 0.0073 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0074 0.0081 0.0086 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0192 0.0105 0.0105 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.30 0.50 2.25 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0010 NMR 0.0010 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 7.9 7.9 7.9 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 8.1 7.9 7.9 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 30,015 26,297 10,578 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 - ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Garson Mine
Operator Name Vale Canada Ltd.
Product(s) Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum
Address 60 Mine Road, Garson, Ontario P3L 1A2
Effluent Discharge Point Garson Mine
Garson Mine - Garson Mine
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  0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0015 0.0013 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0015 0.0010
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0042 0.0070 0.0053 0.0095 0.0060 0.0035 0.0014 0.0010 0.0021 0.0022 0.0030 0.0034
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0338 0.0318 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0310 0.0253 0.0080 0.0080 0.0080
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.1220 0.1540 0.1253 0.2040 1.0877 0.1975 0.1508 0.0948 0.1195 0.1022 0.1205 0.2032
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0072 0.0068 0.0050 0.0070 0.0112 0.0050 0.0050 0.0050 0.0041 0.0025 0.0025 0.0100
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.89 1.25 1.76 1.25 1.25 1.00 1.00 1.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR 0.0140 NM4 NMR 0.0090 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.5 7.4 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.1 7.5 7.2 7.0
pH high  ≤9.5 7.6 7.5 7.9 8.4 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.4 8.4 8.2 7.8 7.5
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 88,505 78,988 97,123 110,040 110,983 119,160 119,225 91,450 89,400 97,867 97,500 84,723
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Géant Dormant (Mine)
Operator Name North American Palladium Ltd. / Maudore Minerals Ltd. - Mines Aurbec Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address Km 118, Road 109 North, Amos, Quebec J9T 3A3
Effluent Discharge Point GD-E01 Final Effluent - Mine Water Pond
Géant Dormant (Mine) - GD-E01 Final Effluent - Mine Water Pond
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of March 22, 2013, the ownership of Géant Dormant Mine was transferred from North American Palladium Ltd. to Maudore Minerals Ltd. - Mines Aurbec Inc.

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  0.0009 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR NMR 0.0003 NMR 0.0003 0.0011 0.0018 0.0007
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0003 0.0045 0.0041 0.0033 0.0122 NMR 0.0024 0.0037 0.0028 0.0015 0.0168 0.0015
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0080 NMR NMR 0.0025 NMR NMR 0.0050 NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0002 NMR NMR 0.0008 NMR NMR 0.0002 NMR 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0020 NMR NMR 0.0021 NMR NMR 0.0052 NMR 0.0016 0.0023 0.0021 0.0023
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.1294 0.1100 0.1213 0.1190 0.0874 0.0825 0.0664 0.0718 0.0750 0.0702 0.0780 0.1146
TSS (mg/L) 15  1.10 1.75 1.25 0.63 1.60 1.00 0.90 1.75 1.50 1.00 1.00 0.80
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0060 NMR NMR 0.0060 NMR NMR 0.0060 NMR NMR 0.0090 NMR NMR
pH low  ≥6.0 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.5 8.3 8.0 8.3 8.0 8.0 7.7
pH high  ≤9.5 8.4 8.3 8.4 8.6 8.7 8.6 8.6 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.2 8.5
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 157,051 74,365 94,600 80,354 88,432 123,039 120,764 114,688 98,028 81,240 90,044 114,158
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR 1 NMR NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Géant Dormant (Mine)
Operator Name North American Palladium Ltd. / Maudore Minerals Ltd. - Mines Aurbec Inc.
Product(s) Gold
Address Km 118, Road 109 North, Amos, Quebec J9T 3A3
Effluent Discharge Point GD-E03 Polishing Pond 2A
Géant Dormant (Mine) - GD-E03 Polishing Pond 2A
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: As of March 22, 2013, the ownership of Géant Dormant Mine was transferred from North American Palladium Ltd. to Maudore Minerals Ltd. - Mines Aurbec Inc. No radium 226 results were provided for August.

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 0.0012 ND 0.0005 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND 0.0254 ND 0.0097 0.0241 0.0382 0.0370 ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND 0.0053 ND 0.0119 0.0090 0.0033 0.0025 ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND 0.0027 ND 0.0081 0.0006 0.0009 0.0002 ND ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0204 ND 0.0913 0.0948 0.0633 0.0694 ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND 0.0230 ND 0.0101 0.0163 0.0168 0.0220 ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND 14.50 ND 3.25 3.75 9.00 14.00 ND ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND 0.0010 ND 0.0010 - 0.0010 0.0020 ND ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND 7.2 ND 7.6 7.5 7.6 7.4 ND ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND 7.7 ND 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.4 ND ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND 53,157 ND 104,979 161,818 64,045 1,039 ND ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND 1 ND 1 1 1 1 ND ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND 1 ND 1 1 1 1 ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Giant Mine
Operator Name Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Product(s) Gold
Address Giant Minesite, Box 2951, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R2
Effluent Discharge Point Surveillance Network Program Station 43-1
Giant Mine - Surveillance Network Program Station 43-1
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 0.3153 0.2718 0.2890 ND ND ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0147 0.0137 0.0127 ND ND ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND ND ND  ND 0.0043 0.0014 0.0025 ND ND ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 ND ND ND 
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0386 0.0354 0.0386 ND ND ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0071 0.0102 0.0068 ND ND ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND ND ND ND 1.30 1.70 0.80 ND ND ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND ND ND ND 0.0100 0.0100 0.0050 ND ND ND 
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND ND ND ND 8.3 7.6 8.3 ND ND ND 
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND ND ND ND 8.5 8.5 8.5 ND ND ND 
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND ND ND ND 127,692 105,453 62,618 ND ND ND 
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 ND ND ND 
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND ND ND ND 1 1 1 ND ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Gibraltar Mine
Operator Name Taseko Mines Ltd.
Product(s) Copper-Molybdenum
Address 10251 Gibraltar Mine Road, P.O. Box 130, McLeese Lake, British Columbia V0L 1P0
Effluent Discharge Point Gi.ESAD - East Saddle Dam
Gibraltar Mine - Gi.ESAD - East Saddle Dam
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  0.0002 0.0003 0.0005 0.0008 0.0006 0.0008 0.0006 0.0014 0.0009 0.0005 0.0005 0.0004
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0010 0.0010 0.0026 0.0085 0.0040 0.0040 0.0013 0.0026 0.0026 0.0017 0.0011 0.0011
CN (mg/L) 1.0  NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0000 0.0000 0.0001 0.0003 0.0001 0.0002 0.0000 0.0001 0.0001 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0008 0.0008 0.0018 0.0032 0.0019 0.0021 0.0012 0.0052 0.0031 0.0019 0.0017 0.0018
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0047 0.0033 0.0038 0.0025 0.0025 0.0036 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025
TSS (mg/L) 15  0.50 1.80 3.53 13.16 6.25 9.13 2.00 13.53 8.97 1.74 0.80 1.08
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  NMR NMR 0.0070 NMR 0.0028 0.0117 NMR NMR 0.0085 NMR NMR 0.0030
pH low  ≥6.0 7.0 7.4 7.3 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.3 7.1 5.6 7.1 6.9 6.9
pH high  ≤9.5 7.5 7.7 7.6 7.2 7.8 7.4 8.0 7.7 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.2
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 1,993 1,594 2,118 6,523 3,113 2,702 1,895 1,669 1,109 1,172 1,412 1,296
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 NMR NMR NMR 1 NMR
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Gibraltar Mine
Operator Name Taseko Mines Ltd.
Product(s) Copper-Molybdenum
Address 10251 Gibraltar Mine Road, P.O. Box 130, McLeese Lake, British Columbia V0L 1P0
Effluent Discharge Point Gi.FRD - Fraser River Diffuser
Gibraltar Mine - Gi.FRD - Fraser River Diffuser
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: Only flow measurement was provided for April. No radium 226 results were provided for the fourth quarter.

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 - 0.0004 0.0004 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0004 0.0004 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND ND ND - 0.0016 0.0021 0.0020 0.0020 0.0018 0.0025 0.0015 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND ND ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND ND ND - 0.0001 0.0001 0.0000 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 ND
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND ND ND - 0.0008 0.0007 0.0007 0.0009 0.0013 0.0016 0.0014 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND ND ND - 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 0.0025 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND ND ND - 1.15 1.30 1.44 1.88 1.14 2.28 1.60 ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND ND ND NMR 0.0034 NMR 0.0061 NMR NMR - - ND
pH low  ≥6.0 ND ND ND - 7.4 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.4 7.4 ND
pH high  ≤9.5 ND ND ND - 7.6 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.0 7.4 7.4 ND
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND ND ND 5,455 462,800 457,813 396,074 358,371 453,467 489,341 123,642 ND
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND ND ND - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND ND ND - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Golden Giant Mine
Operator Name Newmont Canada Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address Yellow Brick Road, Hwy. 17, P.O. Box 40, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge Point ITF Emergency Spillway
Golden Giant Mine - ITF Emergency Spillway
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 DN ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Golden Giant Mine
Operator Name Newmont Canada Corporation
Product(s) Gold
Address Yellow Brick Road, Hwy. 17, P.O. Box 40, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge Point Waste Water Treatment Plant Effluent
Golden Giant Mine - Waste Water Treatment Plant 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  0.0016 0.0019 0.0012 0.0011 0.0008 0.0014 0.0010 0.0012 0.0011 0.0012 0.0011 0.0010
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  0.0009 0.0003 0.0002 0.0001 0.0005 0.0009 0.0003 0.0001 0.0011 0.0003 0.0002 0.0006
CN (mg/L) 1.0  0.0396 0.0363 0.0959 0.0608 0.0150 0.0134 0.0348 0.0110 0.0085 0.0090 0.0088 0.0104
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  0.0001 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0001 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  0.0068 0.0081 0.0080 0.0082 0.0059 0.0068 0.0066 0.0032 0.0080 0.0051 0.0077 0.0061
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  0.0009 0.0003 0.0003 0.0003 0.0008 0.0024 0.0003 0.0003 0.0060 0.0006 0.0003 0.0003
TSS (mg/L) 15  2.00 5.13 3.28 3.36 1.23 1.33 2.25 1.00 1.90 0.90 1.25 1.80
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  0.0154 0.0093 0.0090 0.0066 0.0050 0.0088 0.0090 0.0050 0.0135 0.0082 0.0083 0.0062
pH low  ≥6.0 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.3 7.1 7.7 7.2 6.9 7.2 7.2
pH high  ≤9.5 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.7 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.3
Flow (m3/month)  ____ 35,436 35,240 34,540 36,975 36,409 27,484 30,186 11,664 17,005 42,510 36,156 39,995
Rainbow Trout  Pass 1 2 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 Goldex (Mine)
Operator Name Mines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s) Gold
Address 1953 3rd Avenue West, P.O. Box 87, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4N9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent
Goldex (Mine) - 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 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 DN ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Goldex (Mine)
Operator Name Mines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s) Gold
Address 1953 3rd Avenue West, P.O. Box 87, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4N9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent - Goldex Tailings Pond
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent - Goldex Tailings Pond
Parameters Limits Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Comments: No Daphnia Magna monitoring results were provided for March.

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 0.0014 0.0016 0.0011 0.0003 0.0014 0.0008 0.0008 ND 0.0005 0.0007 ND
Cu (mg/L) 0.3  ND 0.0015 0.0006 0.0018 0.0016 0.0012 0.0009 0.0008 ND 0.0012 0.0041 ND
CN (mg/L) 1.0  ND NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR NMR ND NMR NMR ND
Pb (mg/L)  0.2  ND 0.0016 0.0022 0.0002 0.0024 0.0223 0.0002 0.0025 ND 0.0057 0.0008 ND 
Ni (mg/L)  0.5  ND 0.0094 0.0103 0.0073 0.0045 0.0054 0.0057 0.0064 ND 0.0059 0.0062 ND
Zn (mg/L) 0.5  ND 0.0115 0.0135 0.0129 0.0078 0.0055 0.0060 0.0077 ND 0.0107 0.0077 ND
TSS (mg/L) 15  ND 0.88 2.50 3.40 3.38 4.50 1.00 1.00 ND 1.33 2.33 ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L) 0.37  ND 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0020 ND 0.0030 0.0010 ND 
pH low  ≥6.0 ND 7.2 7.2 6.8 7.0 7.6 7.6 7.3 ND 7.5 6.9 ND 
pH high  ≤9.5 ND 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.6 7.9 7.6 7.7 ND 7.6 7.5 ND 
Flow (m3/month)  ____ ND 106,101 208,027 737,026 525,772 282,921 1,102,912 110,292 ND 115,296 159,872 ND 
Rainbow Trout  Pass ND 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ND 1 1 ND 
Acute Lethality Test  Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Daphnia magna Pass ND 1 1 - 1 1 1 1 ND 1 1 ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill Name Goldex (Mine)
Operator Name Mines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s) Gold
Address 1953 3rd Avenue West, P.O. Box 87, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4N9
Effluent Discharge Point Final Effluent - Shaft No. 2
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent - Shaft No. 2
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 DN ND ND
Monitoring Test Fail - - - - - - - - - - - -
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