|Applicant:||OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd|
|Application:||Retention lease proposal|
|Mineral claim (MC) number:||MC 4413|
|Purpose:||The retention lease (RL) is proposed to allow the company sufficient time to assess dolomite resources within the well-established Ardrossan Quarry and establish potential for the quarry expansion (that will be subject to a subsequent mining lease application)|
|Location:||Approximately 20 km east of Maitland, Ardrossan area|
|Area:||Approximately 38.95 hectares|
|Document for public comment:|
The retention lease application document submitted by OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd may be inspected via the following means:
Please note that details of the proposed exploration work are yet to be developed.
The Mining Act 1971 requires provision of a program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) for the proposed exploration drilling.
The PEPR is to be provided within one year following the grant of the (proposed) RL and prior to any drilling taking place.
The subsequent PEPR submission will provide detailed description of the proposed exploration activities, assessment of potential environmental impacts, environmental outcomes and outcome measurement criteria developed for the proposed operations and rehabilitation of the disturbed land.
|Making a submission:|
Written submissions in relation to this application are invited.
Consider whether or not:
The Minister for Energy and Mining is required to have regard to these submissions in determining whether to grant or refuse the application and, if so, the terms and conditions on which it should be granted.
When you make a written submission that submission becomes a public record. Your submission will be provided to the applicant and may be made available for public inspection unless confidentiality is requested.
|Send written comments to:|
Business Support Officer
|Closing date for comment:|
Closing date for submission 26 April 2018
If we do not receive a response by this date it will be presumed that no comment will be made.
If you require more time to respond or have any queries regarding this application contact:
Phone: +61 8 88463 3114