West Angelas Iron Ore Project Deposits C, D and G

Project
Proposal description: 

Robe River Mining Co. proposes to develop the West Angelas C, D and G iron ore deposits to sustain production at the existing West Angelas iron ore operations. The proposal is located approximately 130 km northwest of Newman.  

Mining of the C, D and G iron ore deposits will involve the additional clearing of up to 4,310 ha of native vegetation within a mine development envelope of 26,400 ha.

Mine dewatering will be required to accommodate below water table mining, requiring an additional  abstraction of up to 8 GL/a of groundwater. Dewatering has the potential to impact the surrounding environmental values, particularly those in Karijini National Park (approximately 4 km west of the proposed deposits).

Last updated: 
04 August 2017
Current Status: 
Seven-day public comment period open
Seven-day public comment period open