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Kara Resources Pty Ltd has made an application for a mining lease pursuant to Section 35 of the Mining Act 1971 (the 'Act').

Applicant:Kara Resources Pty Ltd
Application:Extractive mineral lease (EML)
Claim number: MC 4322
Purpose:Recovery of dolomite
Location:Approximately 3.3 km northwest of Greenock
Area:

55.65 hectares

About the application:

In support of an EML application over MC 4322, Kara Resource Pty Ltd submitted a mining proposal which was made available for public comment from 5 December 2013 to 10 February 2014. During this time 44 submissions were received by the South Australian Government Mineral Resources Division.

As a result of issues raised by the public and other government departments, requested Kara Resources were requested to review and respond to all submissions received.

Kara Resources submitted a response document/amended mining proposal that proposed mining operations and outcomes that were substantially different to the original mining proposal.

Under Section 35A of the Mining Act 1971 the Minister must invite members of the public to make written submissions in relation to the application for a mining lease and have due consideration of the public submissions when assessing the mining application. As the mining proposal was amended since the original application, the Mineral Resources Division initiated a further period of public consultation which occurred from 28 July 2016 to 19 September 2016.

Index to Public Submissions (use this alphabetical index to find a submission number)

Public Submissions: 001-100 (PDF 91.5 MB)

Public Submissions: 101-200 (PDF 48.4 MB)

Public Submissions: 201-300 (PDF 32.7 MB)

Public Submissions: 301-400 (PDF 64.1 MB)

Public Submissions: 401-500 (PDF 21.5 MB)

Public Submissions: 501-600 (PDF 59.0 MB)

Public Submissions: 601-700 (PDF 53.5 MB)

Public Submissions: 701-800 (PDF 68.6 MB)

Public Submissions: 801-882 (PDF 95.1 MB)

As a result of issues raised by the public and other government departments in 2016, the South Australian Government Mineral Resources Division requested that Kara Resources review and respond to all submissions received.

Letter from South Australian Government Mineral Resources Division to Kara Resources regarding response to consultation

Current status of application
Response document was received by the Mineral Resources Division on 26 May 2017 and is currently being assessed.

Contact for more information:

Paul Thompson
Mining Regulation Branch
Mineral Resources Division 
Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Phone: +61 8 8226 0285
Email: paul.thompson2@sa.gov.au