Havieron Underground Mine Project

Project
Proposal description: 

The Havieron Underground Mine Project (the Project) is a greenfield gold-copper deposit operated located in the East Pilbara Shire of Western Australia, and is approximately 45 kilometres (km) east of Newcrest’s Telfer Gold Mine and 450 km east south east from the town of Port Hedland.  

The Project involves the development and operation of an underground mine with transport of ore to Telfer Gold Mine for processing. The underground mine and  associated infrastructure includes; clearing of 530 ha of new disturbance and use of 200 ha of currently approved disturbance including Stage 1 (191 ha) and existing disturbance within proximity to Telfer (9 ha), development of an underground mine, construction and operation of a 50 km infrastructure corridor from Havieron to Telfer Gold Mine for the transport of ore, water, electricity and site access, continued abstraction of 2 GL per year of groundwater, and expansion of associated infrastructure.

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Referred under EP Act: 
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Last updated: 
December 16, 2022
Current Status: 
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