Minjar Gold Recommencement and Expansion

Proposal description: 

Minjar Gold Pty Ltd project involves varying the current status of the mine from Care and Maintenance to Operating, expanding a series of existing pits, developing new deposits and making a small addition to the accommodation facilities. The project has an established Carbon in Leach processing facility and tailings storage facility and existing approvals to operate (Works Approval and approved Mining Proposals). Minjar Gold plans to produce gold from a chain of open pits extending over a 50 km strikeline. The proposal is to extend some existing pits and to create seven new pits and waste dumps plus an additional 16 kilometres of haul roads. The total new clearing associated with the proposal is approximately 374 hectares.

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Last updated: 
April 22, 2013
Current Status: 
Decision on whether to assess has been published
Decision on whether to assess has been published
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