Tasmania Mines Pty Ltd, Extension of WSF5 Waste Rock Storage Facility, Kara Mine

Current Stage

Assessment Commenced

Proposal Details

Client: Tasmania Mines Pty Ltd

Premises: Kara Mine

Activity: waste depot

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 4/4/2024

The Proposal

The proposal involves the extension of the existing WSF5 waste rock storage facility at Kara Mine. The waste rock dump is designed to store approximately 7.2 million tonnes of waste rock from the operation of Kara Mine, with around 1.3 million tonnes deposited per year. To facilitate the extension of the waste rock dump approximately 14 hectares of native vegetation will be required to be cleared.​​