SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd, Quarry Expansion, Oonah Road, Highclere

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd

Premises: Oonah Road, Highclere 7321

Activity: Quarry and crushing plant

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 6/9/2017

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 18/3/2020

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 1/4/2020

Assessment Completed: 28/5/2020

The Proposal

SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd has proposed to expand the existing quarry at Oonah Road, Highclere. Increasing production from 20,000 cubic metres per year to 50,000 cubic metres per year.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Burnie City 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.

nvironmental 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.

  SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd, Quarry Expansion, Oonah Road, Highclere - EER   (31Mb)

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.​

  S D Groves Earth Moving Pty Ltd, Oonah Rd, Highclere - EAR   (5Mb)​