Yakabindie Nickel Project (s46) [989]

Proposal description: 

Inquiry under s46 regarding a request to alter the existing environmental conditions of Ministerial Statement 117 to accommodate the following three changes:

  • Extension of the eastern waste rock dump into a section (Six Mile Well block) of the Wanjarri Nature Reserve under an arrangement with the State which involves the permanent addition of a similar area of land to the nature reserve and eventual return of the Six Mile Well Block to the Wanjarri Nature Reserve.
  • Establishment of a downstream hydrometallurgical processing plant within the currently approved concentrator area.
  • Integration of the tailings dam with the Goliath North waste dump so as to form a single operating unit.
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Last updated: 
October 22, 1996
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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