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“Why here? Can’t you get gravel somewhere else?”

Through the course of the Public Information Sessions in Squamish, Gibsons and West Vancouver we had the opportunity to speak to many people interested in the Project and one of the questions we heard often was, “Why here? Can’t you … Continue reading

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BURNCO SUBMITS APPLICATION TO PROVINCIAL AND FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OFFICES

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd today announced it has completed more than seven years of independent scientific studies and has now submitted the application to both the provincial and federal government regulators for the BURNCO Aggregate Project in Howe Sound. “We … Continue reading

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Application Information Requirements/Environmental Impact Statement (AIR/EIS) Guidelines Approved

The BC Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO) and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEA Agency) have issued the final approved AIR/EIS Guidelines which describe the questions that are to be answered and the information to be contained in an Environmental Assessment … Continue reading

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Project Update

There have been some revisions to the BURNCO Aggregate Project since last fall when we presented our project at a series of Public Open Houses. Although the components of the proposed Project remain the same, there have been refinements to … Continue reading

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Ongoing Education

BURNCO is pleased to participate in and support adult education initiatives in the community.

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Public Open House Report

To view the Open House report that was prepared and submitted to the Province, please click below. Public Open House Report – Dec 2013

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Shoreline Clean Up 2013

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 the BURNCO Crew set out to clean up Hopkins Landing Beach as part of the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up.  We were a team of 9 adults and 5 children armed with rubber gloves and black … Continue reading

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What’s in it for me?

So what’s in it for me?  That’s always the question top of mind when a proposal like BURNCO’s Howe Sound Sand and Gravel project comes forward.  In most cases the benefit to the proponent applying for the permits is obvious … Continue reading

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Shoreline Clean Up 2012

On September 22, 2012 a crew of 19 BURNCO employees and their families descended upon Gibsons Marina to volunteer in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. According to the official Cleanup website, every year, tens of thousands of Canadians take action … Continue reading

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Reclamation and Rehabilitation

Guess what Butchart Gardens in Victoria and Queen Elizabeth Gardens in Vancouver have in common? They were both former quarries. Most British Columbians know Butchart Gardens well for its year round display of flowering plants and its ability to draw … Continue reading

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