Client: Ten Star Mining Pty Ltd
Premises: Granville Tin Project, off Heemskirk Road, Zeehan 7469
Activity: Tin mine
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 17/12/2015
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 22/2/2017
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 22/3/2017
Assessment Completed: 14/6/2017
The proposal involves the expansion of an existing open cut pit to extract up to 40,000 tonnes per annum of tin-bearing ore for processing into a tin concentrate. The pit and processing plant are located about 20km northeast of Zeehan off Heemskirk Rd. The proposal includes the development of a new tailings storage facility for the long term of up to 40,000 tonnes of tails material.
The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to West Coast 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.
Ten Star Mining Pty Ltd, Granville Tin Project - Granville Expansion, Zeehan - DPEMP
Ten Star Mining Pty Ltd, Granville Tin Project - Granville Expansion, Zeehan - Appendix A - Z
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.
Ten Star Mining Pty Ltd, Granville Tin Project - Granville Expansion, Zeehan - EAR