Gonneville Nickel-Copper-Platinum Group Element (PGE) Project

Proposal description: 

Chalice Mining Limited proposes development of the Gonneville Nickel-Copper-Platinum Group Element (PGE) Project. The proposal is located within the Wheatbelt Region, approximately 70km north-east of Perth, 25 km west of Toodyay and 25 km south-east of Bindoon.

The proposal comprises of a mine site including an open mine pit and/or underground mine and infrastructure corridor options for water and power supply. Road and/or existing rail infrastructure will be utilised in transporting supplies and product to and from the site.

The proposal will result in clearing of no more than 940 hectares (ha) within the 2,240 ha mine development envelope and no more than 664 ha of disturbance (which includes native vegetation clearing) within the 2,034 ha infrastructure development envelope options. The proponent will refine and reduce the infrastructure development envelope options and disturbance as the project is further defined. The maximum project life is proposed to be approximately 30 years.

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Last updated: 
April 22, 2024
Current Status: 
Decision on whether to assess has been published
Decision on whether to assess has been published
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