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Leading Practice Mining Acts Review - Statutes Amendment Bill released

ResourceLimestone aggregates
CompanyAdelaide Brighton Cement Ltd
StatusOperating
Mining operation

The Penrice mine produces raw stone for cement manufacture, aggregates, chemical grade limestone and production material for foundry flux, glass and paver manufacture.  900,000 tonnes of material was produced from the site in 2016, and the remaining resource is currently under assessment following a drilling program in 2016.  A MOP/PEPR update is due for the site in 2018.

It is estimated that 75.8 Mt in situ marble (of all grades) and 11.6 Mt waste will be produced from the pit. For more information on production material, visit Adelaide Brighton Cement Ltd

Penrice Quarry, Angaston currently consists of 5 active mining tenements - ML 6233, PM 86, PM 120, MPL 118, and MPL 75.

Location2.5 km north of Angastonpenrice_blue
Resource estimates and production estimates

Production statistics are available from Operating mines and quarries of South Australia

Current documents and reports 

Program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR)

Mining Compliance Reports (MCR)

Dust Management Plan

The Dust Management Plan is required under EPA licence 45822 and licence variation (26 August 2016) and Section 6.2.1 of the Penrice Quarry MOP/PEPR.

Noise Assessment Report

Light Spill  Assessment Report

To access past documents and reports please visit SARIG - Related documents and Reports for Penrice Quarry

Community engagement 

The Penrice Community Consultation Group (PCCG) provides a forum to discuss the operation of the Penrice Mine, considering community views, interests and concerns related to the mine.

The Penrice Community Consultation Group (PCCG) page on this website includes the following information:

  • Notice of PCCG meetings, minutes and presentations given at meetings
  • Contact details for registering environmental concerns and complaints.