Environment

Commitment To Conservation: More Than a Decade Supporting the Nature Conservancy of Canada

Since 2011, New Afton Mine has supported the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) conservation initiatives in BC’s southern interior. In 2023, New Afton contributed $23,000 to the NCC to acquire portable livestock watering troughs for deployment at the Napier Lake Ranch Conservation Area. The initiative aims to facilitate cattle grazing while managing the land for […]

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Since 2011, New Afton Mine has supported the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) conservation initiatives in BC’s southern interior. In 2023, New Afton contributed $23,000 to the NCC to acquire portable livestock watering troughs for deployment at the Napier Lake Ranch Conservation Area. The initiative aims to facilitate cattle grazing while managing the land for

New Afton Exceeds 2023 Energy Targets

In November 2023, New Afton completed a self-assessment of Towards Sustainable Mining’s (TSM) Climate Change Protocol, achieving a AAA rating for the Facility Climate Change Management indicators of the Climate Change Protocol. This result speaks to the tireless work done by our energy team in energy and emissions management.  Over the past 10 years, New

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In November 2023, New Afton completed a self-assessment of Towards Sustainable Mining’s (TSM) Climate Change Protocol, achieving a AAA rating for the Facility Climate Change Management indicators of the Climate Change Protocol. This result speaks to the tireless work done by our energy team in energy and emissions management.  Over the past 10 years, New

Commitment to Responsible Mining – Completing the ISO 14001 Recertification Audit 

In January 2024, New Afton completed the ISO 14001 recertification audit, marking eleven years of successful implementation and external third-party certification of the Environmental Management System (EMS). An EMS is a standardized set of processes that enable an organization to reduce its environmental impacts while working to increase operating efficiency. One of the most significant

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In January 2024, New Afton completed the ISO 14001 recertification audit, marking eleven years of successful implementation and external third-party certification of the Environmental Management System (EMS). An EMS is a standardized set of processes that enable an organization to reduce its environmental impacts while working to increase operating efficiency. One of the most significant

Water Stewardship at New Afton

New Gold released the Water Management Strategy Statement in June 2023, which demonstrates the proposed path to water stewardship across the Company. The New Afton Mine has continued a strong focus on water management this year, with the implementation of a site-wide water balance model which supports long-term decision making. Water use and risks are

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New Gold released the Water Management Strategy Statement in June 2023, which demonstrates the proposed path to water stewardship across the Company. The New Afton Mine has continued a strong focus on water management this year, with the implementation of a site-wide water balance model which supports long-term decision making. Water use and risks are

Reducing Emissions by Carpooling and Cycling to Work

In 2023, employee-led campaigns to reduce emissions by changing the way staff commute to work demonstrated our commitment to New Gold’s Values of Integrity, by doing what is right and demonstrating environmental stewardship. Both the carpooling initiative and participation in GoByBike Week aimed to empower employees to make changes in their own lives to reduce

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In 2023, employee-led campaigns to reduce emissions by changing the way staff commute to work demonstrated our commitment to New Gold’s Values of Integrity, by doing what is right and demonstrating environmental stewardship. Both the carpooling initiative and participation in GoByBike Week aimed to empower employees to make changes in their own lives to reduce

Making Energy Management Self-Sustaining

At New Afton, our vision is a site where energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) management is self-sustaining. This means energy management is something done by everyone on a day-to-day basis, there is a high level of energy awareness amongst the team, and everyone is working to continually improve energy and GHG performance in everything they

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At New Afton, our vision is a site where energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) management is self-sustaining. This means energy management is something done by everyone on a day-to-day basis, there is a high level of energy awareness amongst the team, and everyone is working to continually improve energy and GHG performance in everything they