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Appendix E: Effluent Quality Data for Mines in 2013 (Part 1)

Summary Review of Performance of Metal Mines
Subject to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations in 2013

Fire Lake (Mine) - Beaver Pit - Spillway (FL-2)
Fire Lake (Mine) - Main Pit (Fl-1)
Flin Flon Complex
Francoeur (Mine)
Garson Mine
Géant Dormant (Mine) - GD-E01 Final Effluent – Mine Water Pond
Géant Dormant (Mine) - GD-E03 Polishing Pond 2A
Giant Mine
Gibraltar Mine - Gi.ESAD - East Saddle Dam
Gibraltar Mine - Gi.FRD - Fraser River Diffuser
Golden Giant Mine - ITF Emergency Spillway
Golden Giant Mine - Waste Water Treatment Plant Effluent
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent - Goldex Tailings Pond
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent - Shaft No. 2

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameFire Lake (Mine)
Operator NameArcelorMittal Mines Canada - ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.
Product(s)Iron
Address389 Road, P.O. Box 1817, Mont-Wright, Quebec G0G 1J0
Effluent Discharge PointBeaver Pit - Spillway (FL-2)
Fire Lake (Mine) - Brewer Pit - Spillway (FL-2)
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.00060.00050.00050.00050.00050.00050.00050.00240.00200.00050.00050.0005
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00100.00070.00090.00170.00330.00110.00380.00180.00160.00240.00110.0032
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00050.00050.00050.00050.00210.00050.00100.00050.00100.00050.00050.0066
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00200.00200.00200.00250.00300.00080.00270.00140.00180.01010.00180.0022
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.05740.06330.04350.01470.02530.11930.02720.01180.02120.00950.01280.0260
TSS (mg/L)15 0.700.670.8810.209.000.880.800.752.800.631.000.60
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.0050NMRNMR0.00800.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00300.00100.0010
pH low ≥6.06.97.06.87.07.07.07.07.06.97.17.07.1
pH high ≤9.57.37.17.17.27.27.77.47.57.17.37.28.4
Flow (m3/month) ____12,1498,3705,2225,266289,41551,72696,37963,441121,30093,61679,38313,541
Rainbow Trout Pass111111111111
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass111111111111
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameFire Lake (Mine)
Operator NameArcelorMittal Mines Canada - ArcelorMittal Exploitation minière Canada s.e.n.c.
Product(s)Iron
Address389 Road, P.O. Box 1817, Mont-Wright, Quebec G0G 1J0
Effluent Discharge PointMain Pit (FL-1)
Fire Lake (Mine) - Main Pit (FL-1)
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 magnaPass------------
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameFlin Flon Complex
Operator NameHudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. - Hudbay Minerals Inc.
Product(s)Copper-Lead-Zinc
AddressP.O. Box 1500, Flin Flon, Manitoba R8A 1N9
Effluent Discharge PointNorth Weir Discharge
Flin Flon Complex - North Weir Discharge
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.01260.03080.02580.01080.00060.00050.00050.00050.00050.00050.000150.0076
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.02500.01780.00780.01440.00400.00400.00520.00400.00650.00400.00530.0050
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.01000.01000.01000.01000.01000.01000.01000.01000.01000.01000.01000.0100
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.00350.0035
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.03820.03600.04900.08040.03730.01880.03880.02650.05750.02960.22380.1646
TSS (mg/L)15 1.081.260.982.301.231.081.121.000.731.140.450.90
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.0500NMRNMR0.0200NMRNMR0.0050NMRNMR0.02000.02500.0220
pH low ≥6.07.68.08.68.48.17.76.97.68.28.38.47.4
pH high ≤9.58.98.78.79.58.98.58.68.28.28.78.68.9
Flow (m3/month) ____839,166754,096878,3631,005,1331,222,0981,365,8191,694,1161,432,385296,4481,084,903899,639881,234
Rainbow Trout Pass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass1NMRNMR-NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Monitoring TestFail---1--------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameFrancoeur (Mine)
Operator NameRichmont Mines Inc.
Product(s)Gold
Address199 Provencher Avenue, P.O. Box 39, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec J0Z 1B0
Effluent Discharge PointFrancoeur Final Effluent
Francoeur (Mine) - Francoeur Final Effluent
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.00090.00030.0003NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00160.00140.0009NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00020.00570.0073NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00740.00810.0086NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.01920.01050.0105NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 1.300.502.25NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.0010NMR0.0010NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH low ≥6.07.97.97.9NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
pH high ≤9.58.17.97.9NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Flow (m3/month) ____30,01526,29710,578NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Rainbow Trout Pass111NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass11-NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGarson Mine
Operator NameVale Canada Ltd.
Product(s)Nickel-Copper-Cobalt-Platinum
Address60 Mine Road, Garson, Ontario P3L 1A2
Effluent Discharge PointGarson Mine
Garson Mine - Garson Mine
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.00100.00100.00100.00150.00130.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00150.0010
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00420.00700.00530.00950.00600.00350.00140.00100.00210.00220.00300.0034
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.03380.03180.03100.03100.03100.03100.03100.03100.02530.00800.00800.0080
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.12200.15400.12530.20401.08770.19750.15080.09480.11950.10220.12050.2032
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.00720.00680.00500.00700.01120.00500.00500.00500.00410.00250.00250.0100
TSS (mg/L)15 1.001.001.001.001.891.251.761.251.251.001.001.00
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.0025NMRNMR0.0050NMRNMR0.0140NM4NMR0.0090NMRNMR
pH low ≥6.07.07.07.17.57.48.28.38.38.17.57.27.0
pH high ≤9.57.67.57.98.48.38.48.58.48.48.27.87.5
Flow (m3/month) ____88,50578,98897,123110,040110,983119,160119,22591,45089,40097,86797,50084,723
Rainbow Trout Pass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGéant Dormant (Mine)
Operator NameNorth American Palladium Ltd. / Maudore Minerals Ltd. - Mines Aurbec Inc.
Product(s)Gold
AddressKm 118, Road 109 North, Amos, Quebec J9T 3A3
Effluent Discharge PointGD-E01 Final Effluent – Mine Water Pond
Géant Dormant (Mine) - GD-E01 Final Effluent – Mine Water Pond
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.0009NMRNMR0.0003NMRNMR0.0003NMR0.00030.00110.00180.0007
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00030.00450.00410.00330.0122NMR0.00240.00370.00280.00150.01680.0015
CN (mg/L)1.0 0.0025NMRNMR0.0080NMRNMR0.0025NMRNMR0.0050NMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.0002NMRNMR0.0008NMRNMR0.0002NMR0.00020.00020.00020.0002
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.0020NMRNMR0.0021NMRNMR0.0052NMR0.00160.00230.00210.0023
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.12940.11000.12130.11900.08740.08250.06640.07180.07500.07020.07800.1146
TSS (mg/L)15 1.101.751.250.631.601.000.901.751.501.001.000.80
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.0060NMRNMR0.0060NMRNMR0.0060NMRNMR0.0090NMRNMR
pH low ≥6.08.18.18.28.38.38.58.38.08.38.08.07.7
pH high ≤9.58.48.38.48.68.78.68.68.48.38.38.28.5
Flow (m3/month) ____157,05174,36594,60080,35488,432123,039120,764114,68898,02881,24090,044114,158
Rainbow Trout Pass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR1NMRNMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGéant Dormant (Mine)
Operator NameNorth American Palladium Ltd. / Maudore Minerals Ltd. - Mines Aurbec Inc.
Product(s)Gold
AddressKm 118, Road 109 North, Amos, Quebec J9T 3A3
Effluent Discharge PointGD-E03 Polishing Pond 2A
Géant Dormant (Mine) - GD-E03 Polishing Pond 2A
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDNDND0.0012ND0.00050.00030.00030.0003NDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDND0.0254ND0.00970.02410.03820.0370NDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDND0.0053ND0.01190.00900.00330.0025NDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDND0.0027ND0.00810.00060.00090.0002NDND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDND0.0204ND0.09130.09480.06330.0694NDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDND0.0230ND0.01010.01630.01680.0220NDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDND14.50ND3.253.759.0014.00NDND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDND0.0010ND0.0010-0.00100.0020NDND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDND7.2ND7.67.57.67.4NDND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDND7.7ND7.87.87.77.4NDND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDND53,157ND104,979161,81864,0451,039NDND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDND1ND1111NDND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDND1ND1111NDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGiant Mine
Operator NameAboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Product(s)Gold
AddressGiant Minesite, Box 2951, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2R2
Effluent Discharge PointSurveillance Network Program Station 43-1
Giant Mine - Surveillance Network Program Station 43-1
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDNDNDNDND0.31530.27180.2890NDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDND0.01470.01370.0127NDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDND ND0.00430.00140.0025NDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00010.00010.0001NDNDND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDND0.03860.03540.0386NDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDND0.00710.01020.0068NDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDND1.301.700.80NDNDND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDND0.01000.01000.0050NDNDND 
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDND8.37.68.3NDNDND 
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDND8.58.58.5NDNDND 
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDND127,692105,45362,618NDNDND 
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDND111NDNDND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDND111NDNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGibraltar Mine
Operator NameTaseko Mines Ltd.
Product(s)Copper-Molybdenum
Address10251 Gibraltar Mine Road, P.O. Box 130, McLeese Lake, British Columbia V0L 1P0
Effluent Discharge PointGi.ESAD - East Saddle Dam
Gibraltar Mine - Gi.ESAD - East Saddle Dam
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.00020.00030.00050.00080.00060.00080.00060.00140.00090.00050.00050.0004
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00100.00100.00260.00850.00400.00400.00130.00260.00260.00170.00110.0011
CN (mg/L)1.0 NMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMR
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00000.00000.00010.00030.00010.00020.00000.00010.00010.00000.00000.0000
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00080.00080.00180.00320.00190.00210.00120.00520.00310.00190.00170.0018
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.00250.00250.00250.00470.00330.00380.00250.00250.00360.00250.00250.0025
TSS (mg/L)15 0.501.803.5313.166.259.132.0013.538.971.740.801.08
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NMRNMR0.0070NMR0.00280.0117NMRNMR0.0085NMRNMR0.0030
pH low ≥6.07.07.47.37.07.17.17.37.15.67.16.96.9
pH high ≤9.57.57.77.67.27.87.48.07.77.47.57.37.2
Flow (m3/month) ____1,9931,5942,1186,5233,1132,7021,8951,6691,1091,1721,4121,296
Rainbow Trout Pass1111111NMRNMRNMR1NMR
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass1111111NMRNMRNMR1NMR
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGibraltar Mine
Operator NameTaseko Mines Ltd.
Product(s)Copper-Molybdenum
Address10251 Gibraltar Mine Road, P.O. Box 130, McLeese Lake, British Columbia V0L 1P0
Effluent Discharge PointGi.FRD – Fraser River Diffuser
Gibraltar Mine - Gi.FRD – Fraser River Diffuser
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDND-0.00040.00040.00030.00030.00030.00040.0004ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDND-0.00160.00210.00200.00200.00180.00250.0015ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDND-0.00010.00010.00000.00010.00010.00010.0001ND
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDND-0.00080.00070.00070.00090.00130.00160.0014ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDND-0.00250.00250.00250.00250.00250.00250.0025ND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDND-1.151.301.441.881.142.281.60ND
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNMR0.0034NMR0.0061NMRNMR--ND
pH low ≥6.0NDNDND-7.47.17.17.07.07.47.4ND
pH high ≤9.5NDNDND-7.67.37.27.17.07.47.4ND
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDND5,455462,800457,813396,074358,371453,467489,341123,642ND
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDND-1111111ND
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDND-1111111ND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGolden Giant Mine
Operator NameNewmont Canada Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressYellow Brick Road, Hwy. 17, P.O. Box 40, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointITF Emergency Spillway
Golden Giant Mine - ITF Emergency Spillway
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDDNNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGolden Giant Mine
Operator NameNewmont Canada Corporation
Product(s)Gold
AddressYellow Brick Road, Hwy. 17, P.O. Box 40, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0
Effluent Discharge PointWaste Water Treatment Plant Effluent
Golden Giant Mine - Waste Water Treatment Plant Effluent
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 0.00160.00190.00120.00110.00080.00140.00100.00120.00110.00120.00110.0010
Cu (mg/L)0.3 0.00090.00030.00020.00010.00050.00090.00030.00010.00110.00030.00020.0006
CN (mg/L)1.0 0.03960.03630.09590.06080.01500.01340.03480.01100.00850.00900.00880.0104
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 0.00010.00000.00000.00000.00000.00000.00000.00000.00010.00000.00000.0000
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 0.00680.00810.00800.00820.00590.00680.00660.00320.00800.00510.00770.0061
Zn (mg/L)0.5 0.00090.00030.00030.00030.00080.00240.00030.00030.00600.00060.00030.0003
TSS (mg/L)15 2.005.133.283.361.231.332.251.001.900.901.251.80
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 0.01540.00930.00900.00660.00500.00880.00900.00500.01350.00820.00830.0062
pH low ≥6.07.27.27.37.27.17.37.17.77.26.97.27.2
pH high ≤9.57.47.47.47.37.67.57.57.77.37.47.47.3
Flow (m3/month) ____35,43635,24034,54036,97536,40927,48430,18611,66417,00542,51036,15639,995
Rainbow Trout Pass121111111111
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPass111111111111
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGoldex (Mine)
Operator NameMines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s)Gold
Address1953 3rd Avenue West, P.O. Box 87, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4N9
Effluent Discharge PointFinal Effluent
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDDNNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGoldex (Mine)
Operator NameMines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s)Gold
Address1953 3rd Avenue West, P.O. Box 87, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4N9
Effluent Discharge PointFinal Effluent - Goldex Tailings Pond
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent - Goldex Tailings Pond
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 ND0.00140.00160.00110.00030.00140.00080.0008ND0.00050.0007ND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 ND0.00150.00060.00180.00160.00120.00090.0008ND0.00120.0041ND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNMRNDNMRNMRND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 ND0.00160.00220.00020.00240.02230.00020.0025ND0.00570.0008ND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 ND0.00940.01030.00730.00450.00540.00570.0064ND0.00590.0062ND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 ND0.01150.01350.01290.00780.00550.00600.0077ND0.01070.0077ND
TSS (mg/L)15 ND0.882.503.403.384.501.001.00ND1.332.33ND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 ND0.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.0020ND0.00300.0010ND 
pH low ≥6.0ND7.27.26.87.07.67.67.3ND7.56.9ND 
pH high ≤9.5ND7.37.37.27.67.97.67.7ND7.67.5ND 
Flow (m3/month) ____ND106,101208,027737,026525,772282,9211,102,912110,292ND115,296159,872ND 
Rainbow Trout PassND1111111ND11ND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassND11-1111ND11ND
Monitoring TestFail------------
Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER)
2013 Effluent Compliance
Mine/Mill NameGoldex (Mine)
Operator NameMines Agnico-Eagle Ltée
Product(s)Gold
Address1953 3rd Avenue West, P.O. Box 87, Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4N9
Effluent Discharge PointFinal Effluent - Shaft No. 2
Goldex (Mine) - Final Effluent - Shaft No. 2
ParametersLimitsJan.Feb.MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAug.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 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Cu (mg/L)0.3 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
CN (mg/L)1.0 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Pb (mg/L) 0.2 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Ni (mg/L) 0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Zn (mg/L)0.5 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
TSS (mg/L)15 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Ra-226 (Bq/L)0.37 NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
pH low ≥6.0NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
pH high ≤9.5NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Flow (m3/month) ____NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Rainbow Trout PassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND 
Acute Lethality Test Fail------------
Daphnia magnaPassNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDDNNDND
Monitoring TestFail------------
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