Eramurra Industrial Salt Project

Proposal description: 

Leichhardt Industrials Pty Ltd (Leichhardt) is seeking to develop a salt production and export operation in the Cape Preston East area, approximately 55 kilometres (km) westsouth-west of Karratha in Western Australia (WA). The proposal will utilise seawater and evaporation to produce concentrated salt products for export.

The proposal includes the development of a series of concentrator and crystalliser ponds, processing plant, product pipeline and offshore export facility (offshore pylon wharf and platform or umbilicus and mooring). Supporting infrastructure includes drainage channels, product dewatering facilities, desalination plant, bitterns outfall, jetty and small boat ramp, pumps, pipelines, power supply, access roads, groundwater bores, accommodation camp, administration buildings, workshops, laydown areas, landfill facility, communications facilities and other associated infrastructure.

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Last updated: 
August 9, 2021
Current Status: 
Assessment has been terminated under s40A of the EP Act
Assessment has been terminated under s40A of the EP Act
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