Signed Category A Projects prior to Nov. 1, 2010

Disclosure

Under its disclosure policy, EDC provides details on those Category A projects approved for support including: the date of public notification of EDC’s consideration of support, the date the project was approved for support (date of signing), the country where the project is located, the project name, general description of the project, the project sponsor, and, the applicable environmental standards and type of environmental information reviewed.

Effective Oct. 26, 2007, EDC is also publishing environmental information on signed Category B projects. For a list of Category B projects approved for support, click here.

Transaction-related information associated with these projects can be found in the area individual transaction information.

If EDC is unable to provide public notification 30 days in advance of its support for a Category A project, a justification is provided. To view a list of Category A projects where prior disclosure was for a period of less than 30 days, click here.  

Date of EDC Public Notification

(dd/mm/yy)

Date of Signing Country Project Name​ General Description of Project​ Project Sponsor​

Applicable Environmental Standards

(Type of Information Reviewed)​

23/11/09​ 28/09/10​ ​Mexico ​El Boleo Construction, development and operation of the Boleo Project, a copper, cobalt and zinc sulphate mine located in Baja California Sur, Mexico.​ Baja Mining Corp​ IFC Performance Standards​
21/01/10 ​09/08/10 Australia​ NCIG Coal Export Terminal Expansion​ Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) plans to expand the capacity at its Coal Export Terminal from 30 Mtpa to 53 Mtpa. (Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plan)​ Footnote: EDC provided additional support to the Project in August 2011. As the scope of the Project did not change, a formal review was not required as per EDC’s Environmental and Social Review Directive. Details regarding this additional support can be found on the D2 disclosure page (signed 31/8/11)​ Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group Pty Limited​ Host Country Standard (Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plan)​
05/01/10​ 24/06/10​ ​Saudi Arabia Jubail Refinery and Petrochemical Project​ New grassroots export refinery that will process 400 kbpd of crude oil.​ Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)​ World Bank Group (including IFC) Environmental Impact Assessment​
​11/05/10 13/06/10​ Saudi Arabia​ PP11 Power Plant​ CCGT Power Plant​ Suez-Tractabel, Dubai Branch​ World Bank Group (including IFC) Environmental Impact Assessment​
23/12/08​ ​26/04/10 ​Dominican Republic Pueblo Viejo Mine​ Construction and operation of an open pit gold mine and associated processing facilities​ Barrick Gold Corporation and Goldcorp Inc.​ World Bank Group (including IFC) Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plan, Social Impact Assessment, Resettlement Action Plan​
03/03/10​ ​31/03/10 ​Canada ​Route 1 Gateway Project The project entails the design, construction and financing of 55 kms of twinning and new four-lane highway between Murray Road and Lepreau and upgrade for existing four-lane sections on Route 1 between St. Stephen and River Glade, in the province of New Brunswick.​ Municipal Enterprises Limited​ Host country standards (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
13/10/09​ ​20/11/09 ​United States of America Keystone Pipeline Project (Keystone) & Keystone Gulf Coast Expansion Project (Keystone XL)​ U.S. section of cross-border pipelines to transport crude oil from Alberta to U.S. Midwest and U.S. Gulf Coast markets.​ TransCanada PipeLines Limited​ Host country standards (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
30/04/09​ ​16/06/09 ​Canada Deep Panuke​ Construction and operation of a Mobile Offshore Production Unit​ SBM Holding Inc. S.A.​ Host country standards (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
30/04/09 ​29/06/09 ​Bahrain Al-Dur Independent Water and Power Project​ The Al-Dur independent water and power project consists of a combined-cycle gas-fired power plant and a desalination plant.​ Gulf Investment Corporation​ World Bank Group, including IFC and Host Country Standard (Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plan)​
4/5/2009 ​21/06/09 ​Saudi Arabia Faras & Riyadh Power Plant Expansion; Qurayyah Power Plant Development​ Expansion of the Faras & Riyadh Power Plants; Development of the Qurayyah Power Plant (greenfield)​ Saudi Electric Company​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
26/01/09 ​15/05/09 ​Chile Esperanza Copper Mine Copper mine and associated facilities​ Antofagasta PLC​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
3/11/2008 ​02/02/09 ​Panama Petroterminal de Panama - Storage Expansion and Pipeline Reversal Project​ Expansion of crude oil storage facilities and reversal of flow of an existing pipeline.​ Petroterminal de Panama​ IFC Performance Standards (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
6/6/2008 ​05/08/08 ​Qatar Ras Laffan C Independent Water and Power Production Project​ Combined power and water desalination plant​ Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
14/11/07 ​30/04/08 ​Saudi Arabia NCP Petrochemical Facility​ Development, construction, and operation of a petrochemical facility​ Arabian Chevron Phillips Petrochemical Company, Saudi Industrial Investment Group​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
16/10/07 ​12/12/07 United Arab Emirates​ Emirates Aluminum Project​ Development, engineering, construction and operation of a primary aluminium smelter and related infrastructure including a captive power plant.​ Mubadala Development, Dubai Aluminium Co Ltd (Dubal)​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
24/05/07 ​23/08/07 ​Qatar Qatalum Aluminum Project​ Development, construction and operation of a greenfield aluminium smelter and associated power generation facilities.​ Qatar Petroleum, Hydro Aluminium A.S.​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
3/7/2007 ​06/09/07 Egypt, Arab Republic of EMethanex Methanol Production Facility​ Financing for the development, construction and operation of a methanol facility in Egypt.​ Methanex Corporation​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
1/2/2007 ​22/08/07 Madagascar, Republic of Ambatovy Nickel Project​ Nickel/Cobalt mine and associated processing facilities.​ Sherritt International Corporation​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment, Resettlement Action Plan)​
8/5/2007 ​26/06/07 Egypt, Arab Republic of​ EAgrium Urea and Ammonia Plant​ Development, construction and operation of a greenfield nitrogen fertilizer production facilities.​ Agrium Inc.​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment, Permit)​
16/10/06 ​26/07/07 Qatar Qatargas 4 Project​ Ownership, construction, and operation of a LNG project​ Qatar Petroleum & Royal Dutch Shell plc Project​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plan)​
28/02/07 ​29/03/07 ​Canada Canaport Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal Project​ Development, construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas receiving, storage and regasification terminal​ Irving Oil Co. Ltd. and Repsol Y.P.F.​ Host country standards (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
23/02/06 ​01/12/06 ​Zambia Lumwana Copper Project​ Development and construction of the Lumwana Copper Project​ Equinox Minerals Ltd.​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plan)​
1/11/2005 ​20/12/05 ​Qatar Qatargas 3​ Ownership, construction and operation of a LNG project​ Qatar Petroleum, ConocoPhillips, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd.​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
02/05/096 ​14/06/06 ​Kuwait Greater Equate Petrochemical Project​ Expansion and construction of petrochemical facilities.​ Dow Chemical Company, Petroleum Industries Company K.S.C. and others​ World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
21/06/05​ ​31/05/09 Venezuela​ Maya River Water Supply Dam, Venezuela​ Construction of a Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Water Supply Dam to create a reservoir with 9,500,000 m³ volume capacity and supply flow of 750 liters per second to the existing Litoral Central Water Supply System.​ Alcan Inc. Abu Dhabi Water and Electric Authority Oman Oil Company​ Host country standards and World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment)​
11/07/05​ ​22/12/05 ​Dominican Republic Guajimia Water Sanitation Project​ Wastewater treatment plant, Storm Sewers, Sanitary Sewers, Potable water, Construction of roads, Construction of green areas, Construction of approximately 2 500 multifamily apartment units.​ Dessau Soprin Can-American Inc.; Corporacion del Acueducto y Alcantarillado de Santo Domingo​ Host country standards and World Bank Group, including IFC (Environmental Impact Assessment, Resettlement Action Plan)​
24/02/03​ ​24/08/05 ​Ecuador Quito Airport Project​ Management of the existing airport, construction and management of a new airport to replace the existing one​ Corporacion Quiport S.A. (consortium includes Aecon Group Inc. and Airport Development Corporation)​ This transaction was signed prior to the effective date of EDC’s revised Disclosure Policy.​
01/06/05​ ​15/11/05 ​Qatar Q-Chem II​ Ownership, construction and operation of a petrochemical project​ Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LLC​ This transaction was under active consideration prior to the effective date of EDC’s revised Disclosure Policy.​
11/08/05​ ​01/12/05 ​Russia Kupol gold-silver mine​ The development and construction of the Kupol gold-silver mine​ Bema Gold Corporation​ This transaction was under active consideration prior to the effective date of EDC’s revised Disclosure Policy.​
11/10/05​ ​15/12/05 ​Oman Sohar Aluminium Smelter​ Development and construction of a 350,000 tonne/year aluminium smelter and associated power plant​ Alcan Inc. Abu Dhabi Water and Electric Authority Oman Oil Company​  This transaction was under active consideration prior to the effective date of EDC’s revised Disclosure Policy.​

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