On November 1, 2016, the agreement with Lafarge Aggregates (formerly Meyer Material Company) was amended. The agreement now includes new completion dates for mineral extraction and restoration work, along with revised penalty provisions.
Mining will be completed by December 15, 2017 utilizing dredging equipment. Restoration work is to be completed by June 1, 2018. Hours of operation for the dredging, which extracts minerals from below the surface of the water, are Monday - Friday (24-hours a day) and Saturday (7:30am - 7:30pm).
Updated information provided by Lafarge Aggregates and their contractors on the status of the mining and restoration work will be published here.
Equipment mobilization planned to begin week of March 27, including delivery of the dredging equipment. Dredging activities tentatively scheduled to begin the week of April 3.