|Resource||Copper (Cu), Gold (Au), Silver (Ag)|
|Company||Hillgrove Resources Limited|
|Location||Approximately 44 km south-east of Adelaide within the Mount Barker District Council area|
The mine footprint and associated infrastructure are located within a 438-ha area, which is covered by ML6345 (436 ha) and ML6436 (2.1 ha). The Kanmantoo Copper Project is also comprised of Extractive Mineral Lease EML 6340.
Download map showing Kanmantoo tenements via the South Australian Resources Information Geoserver (SARIG).
|Resource estimates and production statistics|
Summarised in South Australia's major operating/approved mines: resources estimates and production statistics (PDF, updated regularly)
A lease was granted to Hillgrove Resources on 8 July 2014.
In July 2014, the Department of State Development (DSD) approved the revised PEPR for the Kanmantoo Copper Mine, allowing for the extension to the operations.
The PEPR approval represents the final part of the approval process, which along with the State Government’s Mining Lease approval and Commonwealth EPBC approval, allow the development of the extension.
These approvals provides the Kanmantoo copper mine with approval to mine and process ore reserves additional to those associated with an increase in processed ore over the previous approval.
The key changes associated with the life of mine extension include:
|Documents and reports|
Program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR)
The Kanmantoo-Callington Community Consultative Committee (KCCCC) was formed in 2007 to ensure effective and ongoing communication and consultation process with the local community.
Mining lease proposalKanmantoo Copper Project Mining Lease Proposal: Main Report
Kanmantoo Copper Project Mining Lease Proposal: Appendices Volume 1
Kanmantoo Copper Project Mining Lease Proposal: Appendices Volume 2
Kanmantoo Copper Project Mining Lease Proposal: Appendices Volume 3
Kanmantoo Copper Project Mining Lease Proposal: Appendices Volume 4
ML6324 Lease conditions
Kanmantoo Copper Project: Hillgrove Resources Limited Response to Submissions to the Mining Lease Proposal
Main report: Kanmantoo copper project Mining and Rehabilitation Compliance Report March 2011
Appendix 1: DES Spring fauna survey results
Appendix 2: Groundwater monitoring program, Kanmantoo copper project
Appendix 3: Pre-mining assessment of landholders bores, Kanmantoo copper project
Appendix 4: Kanmantoo-Callington Community Consultative Committee meeting notes
Appendix 5: Site history investigation and preliminary baseline soil contamination assessment
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