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Surface material applications

Applications for exploration and extraction of sand, gravel, clay, marl, topsoil as well as peat operations are reviewed.


Exploration and extraction applications and peat operations are reviewed under the Public Lands Administration Regulation (PLAR). Application types include:

  • Conservation Operation Reclamation Plan or CORP (formerly Conservation and Reclamation Business Plans or CRBP)
  • Public Pit Licence (PPL)
  • Surface Material Lease (SML)
  • Surface Material Licence (SMC)

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