Northern Granular Resources

Key Publications


Surficial geology mapping of the Mackenzie transportation corridor   /   Duk-Rodkin, A.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 7-9, ill.
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33248.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33248.pdf
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The surficial geology mapping of the Mackenzie Valley Transportation Corridor was undertaken by the GSC in 1971-1973. Two A-Series maps cover the northern part of the Corridor, while the southern Corridor is covered by 11 maps. The maps include terrain evaluation for engineering purposes, sources of aggregate (sand and/or gravel), geomorphic processes, natural hazards (landslides), thickness of drift, and ground-ice content. The maps also include a comprehensive glacial history of the region that helps to determine problematic areas for engineering evaluation. Most of the Quaternary sediments in the Mackenzie Valley are of glacial origin. During advance and retreat of the Laurentide ice sheet, glaciofluvial sand and gravel were deposited on the glaciated surfaces. Particularly important sources of aggregate are former deltas built into glacial lakes. Glaciofluvial complexes, kames and eskers are mostly related to long periods of ice sheet retreat. Glaciofluvial channels are also excellent sources of gravel and sand. Former glacial lake sediments and some morainic sediments have high ice content, and thus are unsuitable for any type of construction. (Au)


DIAND northern granular resources inventory program   /   Gowan, R.J.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 10-18
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33249.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33249.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

DIAND first attempted to establish a comprehensive inventory of Mackenzie Valley resources in the early 1970s. ... With the expansion of hydrocarbon exploration into the Beaufort Sea in the 1980s and the growth of industrial support facilities in Tuktoyaktuk, a second period of granular resource inventory work was completed. This was largely concentrated in the Beaufort Sea-Mackenzie Delta-Tuk Peninsula area. Since 1984, significant funding has been available through NOGAP to assist in developing government preparedness for northern hydrocarbon development. More recently, the pressures on public supplies of granular resources have arisen from community land use concerns and from aboriginal land claims. Continued cooperation between key stakeholder groups is required to complete further granular resources inventory work. (Au)


Borrow resources in bibliographic databases   /   Goodwin, R.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 19-23, ill.
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33250.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33250.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

This paper discusses the current granular resources coverage of the Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS), and describes a project to make this coverage comprehensive in order to produce a Northern Granular Resources Bibliography and database. The subject and scope of the proposed bibliography and database are described in detail, and feedback is encouraged from workshop attendees to ensure that the scope of the project meets the needs of potential users. Possible sources of additional citations are listed, and attendees are invited to add to this listing. The formats of the proposed bibliography and database are then described, and, once again, attendees are encouraged to provide feedback on whether these will meet the needs of the users. A draft copy of the Northern Granular Resources Bibliography, containing only citations that are already in the ASTIS database, will be distributed to workshop attendees for comment. (Au)


Regional borrow deposits inventory : South Slave Region   /   Hernadi, N.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 25-31, 1 map
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33251.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33251.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

A 1987 study by Thurber Consultants, funded under the NOGAP Program, was undertaken to investigate granular aggregate supply and demand, and to develop a suitable management strategy for the granular resources of the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories. The study also addressed the identification and rehabilitation of depleted sources. Total reserves in the order of 83,000,000 m, contained in a large number of sources, was identified with a projected maximum demand of only about 1,100,000 m over a 5-year period (1988 to 1992, inclusive). However, while supply considerably exceeds current demand, conflicts and competition between sources and for different material classes were also identified. A number of aggregate sources in the region were found to be depleted, or likely to be depleted in the near future. In addition, numerous borrow pits were opened up during highway and railway construction and have since been abandoned. Procedures for site restoration and rehabilitation were developed for clean-up, grading and contouring, overburden and topsoil replacement, drainage and erosion control, and natural revegetation. As well, recreational end uses for the depleted areas were considered such as picnic or camping areas, scenic viewpoints and road-side turnoffs. Some sites may be suitable for waste disposal, aggregate crushing, or temporary stockpiling. (Au)


Regional borrow deposits inventory : upper Mackenzie Valley   /   Olthof, R.I.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 32-45, maps
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33252.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33252.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

In 1988, EBA produced a computerized summary of existing granular resource data for the Upper Mackenzie Valley. The summary included over 50 granular resource studies that were conducted in the Upper (South) Mackenzie Valley prior to 1988 and covered an area of about 100,000 km from Fort Providence to Norman Wells. Both sides of the Mackenzie River and adjacent regions outside the narrow pipeline and highway corridor were included. Geographic, geologic and engineering characteristics for 762 sites were summarized and an assessment of the potential value of each site was provided in the database. Five new Borrow Management Areas were proposed by EBA to be continuous with the seven areas developed in 1986 for the Lower (North) Mackenzie Valley by HBT ABRA. In 1992, additional work was done to convert the granular resource databases compiled in 1988 for the Upper and Lower Mackenzie Valley to a consistent format. A computerized summary of the reports providing granular resource information was begun by EBA in 1991, and updated in 1992. An ESEBase borehole database containing about 12,500 boreholes for the Mackenzie Valley was converted from a GSC database by EBA in 1991. The database is currently being updated by EBA for the GSC. (Au)


Granular resource potential, lower Mackenzie Valley   /   Oswell, J.M.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 46-53, maps
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33253.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33253.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

The study was centred on the Lower Mackenzie River Valley, between Richards Island in the north, and Norman Wells in the south. Six management areas were identified. The study was compiled from previous granular borrow studies in the area. The study identified over 300 potential granular sources in the Lower Mackenzie Valley and provided a summary of all pertinent geological and geotechnical parameters for each source. An overall assessment of these sources has further identified 52 deposits that are excellent or good prospects by virtue of the quality of granular material that they contain (excluding those within the Inuvialuit Land Selection areas). (Au)


The feasibility of developing granular resources from the bed of the Mackenzie River   /   MacLeod, N.R.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 54-65, ill., 1 map
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33254.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33254.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

Prior to 1987, much work had been done to identify and assess prospects for granular resource supply along the Mackenzie Valley. This work indicated that supplies of good quality were locally deficient and in places access would be difficult because of sensitive northern terrain to be crossed. An alternative source area which was largely unexplored until then was the Mackenzie river bed. Esso Resources had shown that granular sediments could be developed from the river bed when constructing production islands at Norman Wells in the mid-1980s. EBA in association with GVM and ESL undertook a study of the Mackenzie River bed for DIAND in 1986-87. The study considered several aspects of the feasibility of developing river bed borrow resources. Mackenzie River bed potential was assessed by examining hydrological and geological data for 19 river sections. Economic data was compiled to demonstrate the feasibility of river bed dredging and in particular the practicability of long haul distances by barge. The impact of dredging on fish populations and their migration was also reviewed. Eleven river reaches were identified with a significant potential for supplying granular materials where there are shortages of terrestrial deposits within 15 km of the river. It must be recognized, however, that there is little direct data from the river bed to identify specific source areas or dredging sites. (Au)


Regional borrow deposits inventory : Mackenzie Delta region   /   Fujino, T.J.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 66-74, 1 map
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
References.
ASTIS record 33255.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33255.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

The Mackenzie River Delta Region is typified by a scarcity of granular material resources and any identified sources are remote from established communities in the region. The competition for readily available granular material resources between industrial needs and communities is acute. Major granular material sources have been identified on Richards Island, the Caribou Hills, and in the southern portions of the Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula. The potential sources of granular materials in the Mackenzie Delta Region are of glaciofluvial origin and consist of kames, eskers, outwash plains, terraces, beaches and delta deposits. Fine-grained sources of aeolian dunes have also been recorded. Numerous studies and investigations have been undertaken by industry, DIAND, and more recently, by the Inuvialuit Land Administration to quantify the extent and location of these granular material resources. A comprehensive database to summarize the various investigations completed to date is currently underway. During the 1970s and the 1980s, significant quantities of granular resources from the Mackenzie Delta were used in the construction of artificial islands for use in Beaufort Sea offshore oil and gas exploration activities. Uniquely, these same artificial islands may be considered as future sources of granular materials through the implementation of prudent reclamation plans. (Au)


Typical northern transportation borrow requirements   /   Peterson, B.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 76-77
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33256.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33256.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

By far the largest demand for granular resources in the Mackenzie corridor would come from the completion of the Mackenzie Highway from Wrigley to the Dempster Highway near Inuvik. In order to construct the approximately 1,000 km of new highway, about 350,000 m of pit run gravel would be required for capping over fine-grained embankment materials. Surfacing to an acceptable gravel surface standard would require an additional 850,000 m of processed granular material. An estimated 30 to 40 percent of this processed material would have to be produced from quarried limestone sources in areas where potential granular sources are scarce. Actual testing and selection of granular deposits would be completed after embankment construction. Maintenance requirements for a gravel-surfaced Mackenzie Highway from Wrigley to Inuvik would require an additional 3,000,000 m of processed material over a 20-year period. If the highway were to be upgraded at some stage in the future, up to 9,000,000 m of granular material would be required to pave the 1,400 km gravel surface of the Mackenzie Highway from Inuvik to the Yellowknife Highway junction. (Au)


Typical northern community borrow requirements   /   Nicholson, J.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 78
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33257.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33257.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

The Community Granular Program was initiated in 1985 with a mandate to assess the need of the non tax-based municipalities. Under this program, granular material refers to all types and sizes of material. At this point in time, the program does not operate in any of the tax-based communities such as Inuvik and Norman Wells. The program's mandate is strictly to locate sources that are close to the community that are of a reasonable quality and sufficient quantity to warrant development. ... The granular requirements of the communities is difficult to estimate, as compared to the requirements for a highway which are fairly standard. What we have to do is take a 20-year needs assessment and 5-year capital program for the GNWT and pull the granular requirements from all the departments and all the projects that are ongoing or are proposed. We also look at the granular requirements of proposed federal government projects and the private sector as best we can. ... It's a fairly nebulous process in terms of what the numbers really mean. Typically, your needs in a small community are going to run from 70,000 to 80,000 m over 20 years. Fort Norman and Fort Franklin are a bit larger and may have requirements of up to 100,000 m over 20 years. ... (Au)


Norman Wells pipeline borrow materials usage   /   Smith, J.D.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 79-80
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33258.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33258.pdf
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This paper presents an overview of IPL's business, a brief description of our system, our long range program and how it eventually will affect our activity in the north, and a description of construction of the Norman Wells pipeline. ... (Au)


Historical borrow demand forecasts : Mackenzie Valley corridor   /   Fujino, T.J.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 81-85
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
References.
ASTIS record 33259.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33259.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

Prior to the late 1960s, resource development in the Arctic had not gained any momentum and the demands for granular materials for community gravel airstrips, community infrastructure projects, small isolated mining projects, and winter access roads were easily met. There were few competing needs for the granular resources in the Mackenzie River Valley and Delta areas. In the early 1970s, with the pending world oil shortages, major resource development and transportation projects were conceived for the Mackenzie Valley and detailed feasibility investigations were undertaken. In view of the extremely disturbance sensitive permafrost terrain in the Arctic, each of these industrial megaprojects required substantive quantities of granular materials to support major engineered facilities. Significant demands for granular materials were identified for oil and gas pipelines, oil and gas processing plants and related facilities, Beaufort Sea developments, the extension of the Mackenzie Highway system, deep seaports on the Beaufort coast, and extensive infrastructure upgrading in Mackenzie Valley communities. The demands for granular materials in the Mackenzie Valley came to a sudden and abrupt halt in the early to mid-1980s with the drop in world oil prices and postponement of megaproject activity in the region. ... The total historical demands for granular material resources for private industry developments were in the order of 104 million cubic metres. The majority of the private sector demands were related to "Pipeline Projects", totalling 102.5 million cubic metres .... Current demands of granular materials for public sector developments are about 1.6 million cubic metres. ... (Au)


Granular resource requirements for potential hydrocarbon development in the western NWT   /   McDougall, J.C.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 89-96, ill., 1 map
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
References.
ASTIS record 33260.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33260.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

Historically, granular material has been used in the construction of roadways, airfield runways, embankments to support buildings and other physical structures, and in the construction of drilling pads and temporary offshore exploration structures in the shallow waters of the Beaufort Sea. Granular resources in the Mackenzie Delta are limited in supply. One of the key variables in managing the resource is the identification of potential requirements. The land use studies in the region have identified local needs for the communities. Industry requirements have also been assessed. On the oil side, development scenarios have ranged from the optimistic production levels of 700,000 barrels per day in the early 1980s, to today's current thinking that additional onshore reserves need to be discovered before oil development occurs. Development of the large gas reserves in the region has been proposed, but again, under the existing price regime, onshore gas cannot compete with gas reserves in Alberta and the continental United States. Despite the pessimistic outlook, future hydrocarbon development in the region will likely occur. This paper reviews historical exploration and development planning in the region and identifies potential development scenarios. Granular resource requirements for the potential development scenarios will also be identified. (Au)


Inuvialuit Petroleum Corporation borrow demand issues   /   Herbert, J.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 98
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33261.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33261.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

The Inuvialuit Petroleum Corporation (IPC) is currently investigating ways to use oil and gas technology to benefit the communities in our regional area. The two main communities are Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk in that they're close to potential oil and gas supplies. ... The object was to take initial wells and turn them into supply gas for the townsite, either for co-generation or direct heating requirements. At that time, industry was still quite active. We revisited this project several times but still the goal is to take an exploratory well and use the shallow gas from the exploratory well and turn it into a fuel source. ... (Au)


Gas pipeline borrow demand issues   /   Kaustinen, O.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 99-100, 1 map
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33262.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33262.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

[This paper presents] the method Polar Delta used in determining the borrow requirements for the proposed gas pipeline. This information is extracted from the National Energy Board application for the gas pipeline in 1984-85. Some 5.5 million m of borrow material would be required for the line from the Mackenzie Delta to the Caroline-Edson areas of south-central Alberta .... About 4.6 million of that granular requirement is in the Northwest Territories (NWT), along the 1,500 km of right-of-way. (Au)


Oil pipeline borrow demand issues   /   Smith, J.D.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 101-102, 1 map
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33263.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33263.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

... Interprovincial Pipe Line (IPL) currently operates the Norman Wells to Zama crude oil pipeline but is not actively pursuing any big-inch northern oil pipeline projects. After the completion of the Norman Wells line IPL did complete engineering and economic evaluations of a big-inch line from the Mackenzie Delta to Edmonton .... The cost of this line, at about $3-billion in not economic at this time. ... (Au)


Potential environmental impacts : biophysical   /   White, G.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 105-106
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33264.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33264.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

This paper provides an overview perspective of some of the scientific activities currently being conducted in the Mackenzie Delta. Presented below are issues and biophysical constraints that may greatly affect [the petroleum industry] and in fact, all development in the NWT. ... This workshop is concentrated on establishing what granular reserves are along the corridor of the Mackenzie Valley, where potential granular reserves are, pipeline and highway transportation systems and other factors in the borrow industry. This paper is a brief presentation on the physical constraints that might affect [the petroleum industry]. (Au)


Potential environmental impacts : fisheries   /   Harbicht, S.M.   Ferguson, B.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 107-111, 1 map
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33265.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33265.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

This paper describes the developmental impacts on fisheries. At the same [time], it covers some aspects that the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has in carrying out its mandate. (Au)


Potential cultural impacts : heritage and archaeological sites   /   Andrews, T.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 112
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33266.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33266.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

This paper outlines the regulatory aspects of Heritage and Archeological Resources Management in the Northwest Territories (NWT). The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre is the agency responsible for heritage resource management and protection in the NWT. This responsibility flows from the NWT Act and regulations pursuant to the NWT Act concerning heritage resources. ... (Au)


The Inuvialuit Land Administration and borrow resource management issues   /   Klengenberg, C.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 117-121
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33267.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33267.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

In 1984, the Government of Canada signed a comprehensive land claim agreement with the Inuvialuit of the Western Arctic. The Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA) significantly changes land ownership and resource development procedures in the traditionally used and occupied 435,000 km area now termed the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The Inuvialuit have been granted 91,000 km of lands of which 13,000 km of 7(1)(a) Lands include surface and subsurface rights to all minerals and 78,000 km of 7(1)(b) Lands include surface rights and rights to all granular resources. The Inuvialuit Land Administration (ILA), a division of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, has the mandate to administer access to and across Inuvialuit Lands. The ILA has established a land management system, whereby, all access and developmental activities are subject to the ILA Rules and Procedures which decree the approval process and fees. Approval and licencing is largely dependent on the applicant receiving the support and approval from the community level. Through the IFA, the ILA shall reserve and make available adequate granular resources to meet public and community needs in the Western Arctic based on 20-year forecasts. These forecasts are jointly prepared between the Inuvialuit and appropriate levels of government on the basis of community estimates of requirements. (Au)


Gwich'in land claim and borrow resource issues   /   Heron-Herbert, S.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 122-124
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33268.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33268.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

The author describes the impact that the Gwich'in and Sahtu land claims has on access to granular resource materials in the western Arctic. A scenario for a one-time fee structure to solve one particular problem has also been described. In terms of general costs, a standard rate will be established but the Gwich'in would evaluate certain public projects or community-based projects where the community receives further economic benefits. In those instances the royalty may be reduced. Reclamation fees will also be charged. (ASTIS)


Sahtu land claim and borrow resource issues   /   Cleary, G.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 125-126
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33269.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33269.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

The author presents a quick review of the current status of the Sahtu land claim and an overview of the main elements of the claim. "The Sahtu region is basically divided into three aboriginal districts. ... Although the land will be owned by either the community or by the communities in the aboriginal districts, any benefits on subsurface lands would be shared equally by all the communities. For benefits on surface lands, the community that lets control of the lands will get the benefits up to a certain amount and then beyond that, it is to be shared equally between the other communities." (ASTIS)


Workgroup plenary session   /   Mahnic, R.J.
In: Granular Resource Requirements for Proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipelines : technical papers and workshop proceedings / Prepared by R.J. Mahnic and T.J. Fujino. - [S.l.] : Stanley Associates Engineering, 1993, p. 129-134
(NOGAP project no. A.04 : Granular resources inventory and management program)
ASTIS record 33270.
Languages: English
Web: http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/gran/33270.pdf
Libraries: ACU OORD XQGLW

The participants at the workshop proceeded through a plenary group problem-solving exercise to identify any outstanding issues or concerns regarding granular resources. The objectives were to identify any information gaps, determine whether the "future research requirements" identified in the workshop plenary session could be completed within the short-term NOGAP timeframe and with the allocated funding, and to ascertain whether enough information was in hand to form an action plan. Comments by plenary session participants are indicated for each of the eight following issue/topics: Sources of Borrow Information, Regional Borrow Inventories Research, Borrow Materials Usage, Competing Uses for Borrow Materials, Tracking/Monitoring of Actual Borrow Use, Industrial Demands for Borrow Resources, Potential Constraints to Borrow Development and Need for Monitoring Studies of Aquatic/Quarrying Areas. (ASTIS)

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