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Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Sunshine Quarry, Maydena


Public Comment is now closed.


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Environmental Impact Statement

For Further Information


The Proposal

The proposal involves the establishment and operation of a quarry (including blasting) and materials handling activity (crushing, screening) at mining lease 2065P/M, located on Sunshine Road approximately six kilometres north-west of the township of Maydena on land managed by Sustainable Timbers Tasmania (STT) and private freehold land. The quarry is proposed to extract and process up to 90,000 cubic metres of rock per annum (approximately equivalent to 144,000 tonnes).        ​

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Impact Statement(EIS) to Derwent Valley Council.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).


Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EIS) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.


Environmental Impact Statement

The purpose of the EIS is to provide a source of information upon which interested individuals, groups, government agencies and the Board may consider the environmental impacts of the proposal.

The EIS was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a EIS which were provided by the Board.

  Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Sunshine Quarry, Maydena - EIS   (9Mb)

  Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Sunshine Quarry, Maydena - Attachments   (13Mb)​




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