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Directive 091: Rock-Hosted Mineral Resource Development

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Release Date: February 29, 2024

Effective date: March 15, 2024
Released with Bulletin 2024-03

Purpose of this Directive

This directive sets out the Alberta Energy Regulator requirements for developing rock-hosted mineral resources. This directive is made under the Mineral Resource Development Act and forms part of the Rock-Hosted Mineral Resource Development Rules. The directive requirements apply to the entire life cycle of rock-hosted mineral resource development: initiation, construction, operation, and closure.

This directive identifies requirements for rock-hosted mineral resource development

  • permits, licences, and approvals and
  • data filing, measurement, records, and reporting requirements.