B.C and J.L McConnon, McConnons Quarry, Buckland
B.C. and J.L. McConnon proposes to add a mechanical screen and crushing plant to the existing McConnon’s Quarry extractive activity at Buckland.
Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 9/7/2022
Hazell Bros. Group Pty Ltd, Leslie Vale Quarry, Capacity Increase
The owners of the existing quarry propose to increase the extractive capacity from 583,000 cubic metres to 1,250,000 cubic metres. This will entail intensification of existing activities, more frequent blasting, extending hours of operation for most activities and taking secondary crushing, loading, and trucking to 24 hour operations.
Draft guidelines closed for public comment: 18/6/2022
Wayne Johnston, Kryden Quarry Intensification, Meander Road
The proposal is to expand the operations of an existing quarry extracting up to 31,250 cubic metres (50,000 tonnes) rock or gravel, including ripping, drilling and blasting. The material will be crushed and screened on site.
Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 4/7/2022
Downer EDI Asphalt Plant, Mowbray
The proposed asphalt plant will replace an existing Downer EDI facility on a different site, which will be decommissioned. The plant will enable the incorporation of recycled plastics, glass, flyash, rubber and recycled asphalt material as well as bitumen and crushed rock to a maximum of 50,000 tonnes per annum.
Assessment Completed 15/6/2022
Lardner Excavations, Beacom Hills Quarry, Irishtown Road, Smithton
The development application is seeking approval for the addition of materials handling (crushing and screening ) of up to 5,000 cubic metres/year to an existing quarry currently authorised to extract up to 6,000 cubic metres gravel or rock. The application also seeks to increase the land area of the quarry to include whole area under Certificate of Title 170402/1.
Assessment Commenced: 31/5/2022
K Noble and Anita Wedd, Knaw Quarry, Dysart
A new level 2 quarry extracting up to 11,000 cubic metres (17,600 tonnes) per annum gravel. Of this volume up to 5,000 cubic metres may be crushed and screened.
Case for Assessment closed for public comment: 10/6/2022
Break O'Day Council - Scamander Inert Landfill, Coach Road, Scamander
Break O’Day Council is proposing to construct and operate an inert landfill at the site of a former Level 2 putrescible landfill, which currently operates as a municipal waste transfer station. The proposal is to accept up to 3,000 tonnes of inert waste per year, to be filled in cells and then capped.
Case for Assessment closed for public comment: 11/6/2022
D N Hughes, Western Junction Quarry, Southern Expansion
The proposal involves the extension of the existing mining lease in a southerly direction and a retraction of the currently approved extraction area closer to the Launceston Airport runway. No changes to the current regulatory limits or methods of extraction are proposed. The activity is currently approved to extract and process up to 312,500 cubic metres of material per year.
Assessment Completed 6/6/2022
Artec Woodchip Mill Upgrade, Bell Bay
Artec Pty Ltd proposes to continue using both a diesel and electric chipper, and are seeking to use the diesel chipper more than 120 hours per month until such time as a second electric chipper is constructed.
No change is proposed to maximum production quantity of 600,000 bone dry metric tonnes per year.
Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 5/7/2022
New Bridgewater Bridge Major Project
The proposal constitutes use and development of a new Bridgewater Bridge and associated road infrastructure, comprising a four lane bridge crossing the River Derwent with connecting interchanges at Granton and Bridgewater.
Assessment Completed 13/4/2022