Silicon Project, Kemerton and Mine at Moora - Revised Proposal

Project
Proposal description: 

The original proposal is for mining of silica (quartzite) rock approximately 15 kilometres north of Moora on Mining Lease M70/191, and smelting to produce silicon, employing wood, charcoal, coal and the silica mined at Moora, in the Kemerton Industrial Area approximately 20 kilometres north of Bunbury in the Shire of Harvey.

This revised proposal is for an increase from the approved three submerged electric arc furnaces to four submerged electric arc furnaces at the Kemerton site, and the associated increase in production.

Assessment Number: 
1783
Region: 
Referred under EP Act: 
s38
Industry sector: 
Last updated: 
October 21, 2016
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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