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Tenement holders must hold an approved program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) before conducting any mining operations.

Submission of a Mining PEPR or Mine Operations Plan (MOP) must now be made using the online Mining Programs Submission Form

PEPRs that have been approved in the last six months are listed on this web page.

Previously approved PEPRs

Approved PEPRLease/ Licence
(*Tenement class)
LocationPurposeDate approved
Bruce Sand Pit (PDF 819 KB)EML 6508Alford area approximately 18 km south-southwest of Port BroughtonSand3 April 2020
White Lakes Gypsum (PDF 6 MB)ML 6494Kapinnie area, approximately 19 km northwest of CumminsGypsum25 March 2020
Kanmantoo Copper Mine - main document (PDF 23 MB)
Kanmantoo Copper Mine - appendices (PDF 144 MB)
ML 6345, ML 6346Approximately 40 km southeast of AdelaideCopper25 March 2020
Kalkaroo Copper-Gold Project (PDF 1.5 MB)ML 6498Kalkaroo area, approx. 87 km west-northwest of Broken HillCopper, gold18 March 2020
Red Sand Pit (PDF 55 MB)EML 6136Approximately 6 km southwest of Victor HarborSand27 February
2020
Peculiar Knob Iron Ore Mine (PDF 9 MB)ML 6314 + others (see PEPR)90 km southeast of Coober PedyIron ore27 February 2020
World's End Quarry (PDF 15 MB)EML 6507Worlds End area, approximately 18 km southeast of BurraLimestone26 February 2020
Calperum Station Gypsum Mine (PDF 4 MB)ML 5733Located within Calperum Pastoral StationGypsum24 February 2020
South Middleback Ranges (PDF 61 MB)ML 6441 + others (see PEPR)Middleback Ranges, southwest of Whyalla, Eyre PeninsulaIron ore, hematite14 February 2020
Barr Pit (PDF 1.3 MB)EML 6506Keith area, approximately 38 km northwest of BordertownCalcrete, limestone30 January 2020
Poona Mine (PDF 5 MB)EML 55254 km northeast of the township of MoontaLimestone, sandstone16 January 2020
Spalding Dolomite Quarry (PDF 86 MB)EML 6479Broughton Valley River area, approximately 3 km southwest of SpaldingDolomite16 January 2020

Kanmantoo Copper 
Main report pp 1-258 (PDF 22 MB)

Appendices -  Mine Closure Native Vegetation, SEP offset review, Independent TSF Raise Design, Closure Review pp 259-629 (PDF 39 MB)

Appendices - Groundwater input data and Calibration plots pp 630-733 part 1 (PDF 63 MB)

Appendices - Groundwater input data and Calibration plots pp 630-733 part 2 (PDF 141 MB)

Appendices - Groundwater input data and Calibration plots pp 630-733 part 3 (PDF 79 MB)

Appendices - Geochemical simulation reports and PHREEQC Source Water Speciation Inputs pp 734- 2138 (PDF 5 MB)

Appendices - Response to comments pp 2139-2627 (PDF 62 MB)

ML 6345, ML 6436Approximately 40 km southeast of AdelaideCopper, gold, silver20 December 2019
IWS Northern Balefill (PDF 6 MB)EML 6477Approximately 3.5 km south of DublinSand, clay, limestone11 December 2019
Bleasby 02 (PDF 19 MB)EML 6501Coonalpyn area, approximately 45 km northwest of KeithSand30 November 2019
D'Estree Lime Sand Pit (PDF 4 MB)ML 5853D'Estrees Bay, Kangaroo IslandLime sand30 November 2019
McDonalds Earthmover's Limestone Pit (PDF 3 MB)EML 6505Duck Ponds area approximately 2 km west of Port LincolnLimestone2 December 2019
Teagle Sand Pit/ Henderson's Quarry (PDF 13 MB)EML 6002, EML 6006Limestone CoastSand/ limestone22 November 2019
Loxton Dolomite Quarry (PDF 10 MB)EML 4841, EML 5566, EML 5831Approximately 9 km east of Loxton in Murray Mallee Basinlimestone/ calcrete22 November 2019

Portia Gold Project

- Main document (PDF 17 MB)

- Appendices A-C (PDF 61 MB)

- Appendices D-E (PDF 101 MB

- Appendices F-K (PDF 17 MB)

ML 6346Approximately 95 km north of OlaryGold23 September 2019
Black Hill Quarry (PDF 35.7 MB)EML 3360, EML 4383, ML 3223Approximately 30 km north of Mannum, within the River Murray Tributaries ZoneBlack granite29 October 2019
Red Hill Road Limestone Quarry (PDF 1.5 MB)EML 6502Approximately 10 km northeast of Mount GambierLimestone18 October 2019
Agricola Magnesite Deposit (PDF 12 MB) ML 5986, ML 5987Meningie Council Area, nearest town being Salt CreekMagnesite (industrial minerals)30 September 2019
Spalding Dolomite Quarry (PDF 84 MB)EML 6479Approximately 4 km southwest of SpaldingDolomite18 September
2019
Sharpe Sand Pit (PDF 1.3 MB)EML 6492Approximately 15 km southeast of MallalaSand17 September 2019
White Dam Gold Mine (PDF 15 MB)ML 6275, ML 6395 and othersBarrier Highway, northeast of Olary, and 80 km from Broken HillGold16 September 2019
Siviour Graphite Project (PDF 8 MB)ML0649512 km west of Arno Bay, Eyre PeninsulaGraphite10 September 2019
Kenny Sand Pit/ Yaringa Sand Quarry (PDF 1.8 MB)EML 5766Between Price and Port Clinton on Yorke Peninsula Sand30 August 2019

Cairn Hill Mine

ML 6303 Approximately 50 km southeast of Coober Pedy Iron ore - magnetite 2 August 2019
Bluff Road Quarry (PDF 50 MB) EML 6496 Hallett area, approximately 30 km northwest of Burra Meta-silt stone, quartzite, sandstone 26 July 2019
Little Sahara Lime Sand (PDF 9 MB) ML 5497 Kangaroo Island, nearest town is Parndana 20 km from mineral lease Lime sand 28 May 2019
Everard no. 4 Gypsum Deposit (PDF 13 MB) ML 6110 18 km to east northeast of Lochiel Gypsum 18 April 2019
Leigh Creek Copper Mine - Mountain of Light (PDF 13 MB) ML 5467 Northern Flinders Ranges, approximately 260 km north of Port Augusta Copper 3 April 2019
Carrapateena (PDF 23 MB) EMLs 6480, 6481,6482,6483,6484, 6485, 6486, 6487, 6488 136 northwest of Port Augusta Dolomite, limestone, quartzite, sandstone, sand, shale, siltstone 28 February 2019
Kirkeeks Treasure Gold Project (PDF 1.7 MB) MLs 4209, 4106, 4529, 4989, 5533, 4990 Approximately 60 km north of Yunta on the Barrier Highway Gold 22 February 2019
Tailem Bend Sand Quarry (PDF 4 MB) EML 4483 7 km south of Tailem Bend Sand 14 February 2019
Carrapateena - Northern Wellfield (PDF 2 MB) MPL 156 Arcoona area, approximately 45 km east-northeast of Woomera Provision of water 13 February 2019
Tintinara Sand Pit (PDF 3 MB) EML 6101 22 km south east of Coonalpyn Sand 18 January 2019
Leigh Creek Copper Mine - (Mountain of Light) (PDF 9 MB) ML 5467 Northern Flinders Ranges, approximately 260 km north of Port Augusta Copper 30 November 2018
Cooke Plains Gypsum Mine (PDF 3 MB) ML 196, ML 206 5 km east of Cooke Plains Gypsum 19 November 2018
White Dam Gold Project (PDF 132 MB) ML 6275, ML 6395, MPLs 104-107, MPL 139, MPL 095 Approximately 30 km northeast of Olary Gold 19 November 2018
Four Mile Uranium Mine (PDF 11 MB) ML 6402 Approximately 115 km northeast of Leigh Creek Uranium 4 October 2018
Beverley Uranium Mine (PDF 11 MB) ML 6321 300 km northeast of Port Augusta Uranium 4 October 2018
SMB Quarry (PDF 5 MB) EML 6159 12 km south of Mount Gambier Limestone 2 October 2018
Alvanos's Quarry (PDF 5 MB) EML 6489 Woodleigh area, approximately 8.5 km southeast of Loxton Limestone 21 September 2018
Bugle Hut (PDF 8 MB) EML 6490 Pike River area, approximately 11 km south-southeast of Renmark Limestone 13 September 2018
Scherer Quarry (PDF 9 MB) EMLs 5765, 5834, 5835, 5988, 6207, 6254  Approximately 10 km southeast of Renmark Limestone 5 September 2018
Port Neill Quartzite Quarry EML 6351 Nearest town of Port Neill is 6 km to the east of Tumby Bay Quartzite, sand 6 July 2018
Kanmantoo Bluestone Quarry (PDF 65 MB) EML 5713, MPL 155 3.7 km west from the rural township of Kanmantoo Meta-siltstone 24 August 2018
Haydons Sand Pit - Reeves Plains (PDF 2 MB) EML 6475 Located 14 km from Two Wells within the Adelaide Plains Council area Sand 30 July 2018
Larapinta Mine (PDF 6 MB) EML 6469 Newland area, approximately 15 km southwest of Parndarna Ironstone 25 July 2018
Leigh Creek Copper Mine (Lorna Doone) (PDF 2 MB) ML 5498 31 km northeast of Lyndhurst  Copper 24 July 2018
Leigh Creek Copper Mine (Mountain of Light) PDF 8 MB) ML 5467 3 km southeast of the township of Copley Copper 20 July 2018
White Sand Pit - Alford ( PDF 3 MB) EML 6474 Alford area, 18 km north northeast of Kadina Sand 19 July 2018
Tarcoola Gold Mine
1. Main document (PDF 11 MB)
2. Appendices A-F (PDF 72 MB)
3. Appendices G-I (PDF 54 MB)
4. Appendices J-N (PDF 78 MB)
ML 6455 416 km northwest of Port Augusta and 3 km west of Tarcoola Gold, silver 10 July 2018

Carrapateena
1. Main document (PDF 20 MB)
2. Appendices (PDF 80 MB)

ML 6471, MPL 152-154 Approximately 160 km north of Port Augusta ML - copper, gold, silver
MPLs - corridor, access road and wellfields
5 July 2018

*Tenement class

  EML: Extractive minerals lease 
  ML: Mineral lease
  RL: Retention lease
  MPL: Miscellaneous purposes licence

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