Duggans Pty Ltd, Catos Hill Quarry Capacity Increase, Cradoc

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Duggans Pty Ltd

Premises: 8420 Channel Highway, Cradoc 7109

Activity: A quarry

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 17/6/2021

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 3/6/2022

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 4/7/2022

Assessment Completed: 27/9/2022

​​​​​​The Propo​​sal

Duggans Pty Ltd proposes to increase extraction and processing of material at an existing activity level 2 activity. Extraction is proposed to increase from 125,000 cubic metres to 150,000 cubic metres, using drilling and blasting. Processing is proposed to increase from 68,750 cubic metres to 150,000 cubic metres, using crushing and screening.​​

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Huon 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 EER) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.

Environmental Effects Report

The purpose of the EER 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 EER was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of an EER which were provided by the Board.

 Duggans Pty Ltd, Catos Hill Quarry Capacity Increase, Cradoc - EER (PDF 8Mb)

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

The environmental assessment report (EAR) has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council.​

 Duggans Pty Ltd, Catos Hill Quarry Capacity Increase - EAR (PDF 5Mb)