Jenkins Hire Pty Ltd & Stroud Pty Ltd, Hard Rock Quarry, Maydena

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Jenkins Hire Pty Ltd and Stroud Pty Ltd

Premises: Upper Derwent Valley Hard Rock Quarry, Roberts Road, Maydena 7140

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 11/10/2016

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 10/12/2016

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 16/1/2017

Assessment Completed: 6/7/2017

The Proposal

The proposal involves the development of a hard rock quarry at Roberts Hill, approximately 1.8kms south-west of Maydena, to produce up to 30,000 cubic metres of product per annum. The activity will include drilling, blasting and crushing. 

The proponent had lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) 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 DPEMP) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.

Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

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

Jenkins Hire Pty Ltd & Stroud Pty Ltd, Hard Rock Quarry, Maydena - DPEMP

Supplement

Submitted in response to the Board's call for further information following the public comment period.

Jenkins Hire Pty Ltd & Stroud Pty Ltd, Hard Rock Quarry, Maydena - DPEMP Supplement

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

The environmental assessment report 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.

Jenkins Hire Pty Ltd & Stroud Pty Ltd, Hard Rock Quarry, Maydena - EAR