Atlas Project

Proposal description: 

Image Resources NL is seeking to develop a greenfields mineral sands project, located at Nambung, approximately 18 km east of Cervantes in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia (WA). The proposal includes the progressive development of mine pits, processing facilities, groundwater bores and water management infrastructure, temporary waste dumps, solar drying ponds and associated infrastructure (power supply, communications, workshop, laydown, offices etc.). Two alternative mining methods are proposed; either dry or dredge mining. 

The proposal would require the clearing of up 396 hectares of native vegetation with an additional 110 ha disturbance of already disturbed or agricultural land.

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Last updated: 
March 13, 2024
Current Status: 
EPA Report and Recommendations released - appeals open
EPA Report and Recommendations released - appeals open
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