|Resource||Copper (Cu), Gold (Au)|
|Company||Rex Minerals Pty Ltd|
|Status||Mining lease granted|
|Location||12 km south of Ardrossan, Yorke Peninsula|
|Tenement information||Tenement information can be found from the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)|
|Resource and production estimates|
Company released resource estimates and production statistics for South Australia's major operating and approved mines are summarised in South Australia's major operating/approved mines: resources estimates and production statistics (PDF, updated regularly).
On 16 September 2014 Rex Minerals (Rex) accepted an offer of mineral tenements under the Mining Act 1971 for the Hillside Copper Mine near Ardrossan on Yorke Peninsula.
On 2 February 2018, Rex Minerals lodged a Program for Environment Protection and Rehabilitation (PEPR) with the Department. The PEPR is currently under assessment by the Department.
|Documents and reports|
The following documents detail the assessment of the Rex mining proposal, the terms and conditions of the mineral tenements that have been accepted by Rex, and answers to commonly asked questions about the Hillside project:
Revised Hillside Project Documents
Hillside Mine Community Voice discussion sessions: Presentations given by Mineral Resources Division
|26 November 2017||Mine closure (PDF 1.7 MB)|
Nathan Zeman, Principal Mining Assessment Officer, Department of the Premier and Cabinet
|23 August 2017||Agriculture (PDF 667 KB)|
Andrew Querzoli, Deputy Director, Mining Assessments; Nathan Zeman, Principal Mining Assessment Officer, Department of the Premier and Cabinet.
|20 August 2017||Coastal and marine, groundwater, surface water (PDF 670 KB)|
Andrew Querzoli, Deputy Director - Mining Assessments, Department of the Premier and Cabinet
|18 June 2017||Air quality, tank testing, noise and blasting conditions (PDF 981 KB)|
Andrew Querzoli, Deputy Director - Mining Assessments; Nathan Zeman, Principal Mining Assessment Officer, Department of the Premier and Cabinet
|19 September 2016||The Department of State Development (PDF 2.9 MB)|
Dr Paul Heithersay, Chief Executive, Olympic Dam Task Force and Deputy Chief Executive, Resources and Energy Group, Department of State Development
|11 April 2016||PEPR (PDF 1.2 MB)|
Andrew Querzoli, Manager, Mining Assessments, Department of State Developm
|16 February 2015||The Hillside mining leases (PDF 445 KB)|
For more information, contact:
Dept for Energy & Mining
Phone: 8429 2583