Decommissioning of the Aunor Mine, Timmins, Ontario Client: Kinross Gold Corporation
In the fall of 2000, Denison Environmental Services (DES) was awarded the project to decommission the former Aunor mine and town site. This included asset removal, demolition and site grading of:
The mine opening was also capped.
Within a month most of the major demolition and cleanup at the mine and town sites had been completed.
On September 9th the head frame and water tower were toppled.
DES seeded and completed the site that fall and returned to fertilize the area again the following year.
This is an excellent example of ongoing remediation that eliminates hazards and improves the local environment.