Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania

Current Stage

Public Comment Closed on Draft Guidelines

Proposal Details

Client: Shree Minerals Ltd

Premises: Nelson Bay River Mine, Temma 7330

Activity: Mine and materials handling facility

Class of Assessment: 2C

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 3/9/2018

Draft Guidelines Opened for Public Comment: 27/10/2018

Draft Guidelines Closed for Public Comment: 10/11/2018

​​​​​​The Pro​​posal

Shree Minerals Ltd is proposing to develop an iron ore mine near Nelson Bay River, approximately 7 km east of Temma in the northwest of Tasmania. The development will involve open cut mining to a depth of 90 metres, crushing of the ore, and establishment of waste rock dumps.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with any supporting information to Circular Head 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).​

​Draft DPEMP Guidelines and Proposal Description

The Tasmanian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has prepared Draft Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) Guidelines which identify the key issues that must be addressed in the DPEMP for the above proposal. 

As part of the assessment process, public comment on the draft Guidelines was invited between 27 October 2018 and 10 November 2018.

  Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania - DPEMP Guidelines   (133Kb)

  Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania - Proposal Description   (1Mb)

The period for public comment on the draft DPEMP Guidelines has now closed.