The Mining RECLAIM Model has been developed to assist the GNWT, the Land and/or Water Boards, and other stakeholders (typically proponents) to estimate closure and reclamation costs at mines and advanced mineral explorations projects in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This User Manual includes descriptions of:
- Considerations for closure cost estimates in northern settings (Section 2);
- How different parties may approach the cost estimate for a given site (Section 3); and
- The RECLAIM Model and guidance on how to use it (Section 4 and 5).