S45C changes to proposal

Title S45C changes to proposal Ministerial Statement Last updated
Proposed Rare Earths Mining and Beneficiation at Mt Weld, Laverton and Secondary Processing at Meenaar, near Northam (s46)

Attachment 1 to Statement 476 – Removal of secondary processing at Meenaar; increased rate of mining and beneficiation, change in transport routes, and return of residues to Mt Weld for disposal – change to proposal approved under s45C on 14 May 2003.

Attachment 2 to Statement 476 – Change to transport route to allow transport of concentrate through Fremantle or Esperance – change to proposal approved under s45C on 8 February 2005.

Attachment 3 to Statement 476 – Construction of an access road requiring vegetation clearance between Mt Weld Mine Site and Mt Weld – Elora Road – change to proposal approved under s45C on 31 July 2006.

Attachment 4 to Statement 476 – Mt Weld Rare Earths Project Stage 2 Expansion of Operations - increase in production and associated additional infrastructure – change to proposal approved under s45C on 11 January 2012.

Attachment 5 to Statement 476 – Increase “life of project”; increase in the “area of disturbance” from approximately <270 hectares (ha) to <370 ha (55 ha for Mining Campaign 2, and 45 ha for the increase in Tailings Dam Area footprint from 27.3 to 67.3 ha) and Process Water Pond Facility (5 ha); remove “size of ore body”; remove “maximum carbon dioxide output”; and remove “development stages” – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 10 December 2013.

Attachment 7 to Statement 476 – Increase in the area of disturbance from 370 ha to 429 ha – an increase of 59 ha; and • An increase in the development envelope from 455 ha to 505 ha – an increase of 50 ha. – changes to proposal approved under section 45C on 16 September 2020.

Ministerial Statement 476.pdf (PDF, 9.9 MB) September 16, 2020
Browns Range Rare Earth Project

Attachment 1 to Ministerial Statement 986 - Revise the development envelope boundaries; and update Figures and reference to coordinates - change to proposal approved under section 45C on 12 April 2017.

Attachment 2 to Ministerial Statement 986 - Installation and operation of an Ore Sorting Circuit, resulting in higher radionuclide concentrations in sorted ore, intermediate process streams and the long-term storage of low-level radioactive waste (tailings). Change to proposal approved under section 45C on 4 September 2020.

Ministerial Statement 986.pdf (PDF, 1.35 MB) September 4, 2020
Port Facility Upgrade - Dredging and Wharf Construction - Third Berth Anderson Point Port Hedland

Attachment 1 to Statement 771 - Dredging of the third berth at Anderson Point - program additions and new dredge spoil settlement area - change to proposal approved on 14 November 2008.

Ministerial Statement 771 (PDF, 1.1 MB) August 12, 2020
Parker Range (Mount Caudan) Iron Ore Project

Attachment 1 to Ministerial Statement 892 - Changes:

  • Change in development envelope
  • Change in disturbance footprint and vegetation clearing
  • Change in open pit dimensions
  • Removal of tailings storage facility
  • Change in pit dewatering volume
  • Change in surplus dewater management

Changes to conditions approved under S45C on 26 June 2020.

Ministerial Statement 892.pdf (PDF, 1.69 MB) June 26, 2020
Debottlenecking of Ammonia Plant from 650 tpd to 745 tpd, Kwinana Industrial Area (s46)

Attachment 1 to Statement 648 – Revised Proposal description; amendments to elements in the Key Characteristics table relating to 'Gaseous Emissions', 'Natural Gas Consumption' and 'Ammonia Transfers'; and removal of characteristics managed by other regulatory authorities – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 3 January 2013.

Attachment 2 to Statement 648 – Remove reference to nitrogen and phosphorus under aqueous discharge, noise at boundaries, natural gas consumption, oily water under aqueous discharge and heat load under aqueous discharge – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 4 November 2014.

Attachment 3 to Statement 648 - Remove reference to “Capacity” in tonnes per day of NH3; remove reference to “Cooling System including polishing unit blowdown” and “Flow” under the Aqueous Discharge element; remove reference to “Flow” under the Aqueous Discharge element; update and contemporise Summary of the Proposal in Table 1; update Figures – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 29 June 2016.

Attachment 4 to Statement 648 - Increase the ammonia production capacity – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 23 June 2020.

Ministerial Statement 648.pdf (PDF, 3.9 MB) June 24, 2020
Shine Iron Ore Project

Attachment 1 to Statement 940 - Reduce the development envelope from 646 ha to 595 ha. Change to proposal approved under S45c on 5 May 2020.

Ministerial Statement 940.pdf (PDF, 2.57 MB) May 5, 2020
Redhill waste management facility extension

Attachment 1 to Statement 274 - Changes:
• Incorporate part of Lot 12 of the Red Hill Waste Management Facility into the authorised extent of MS 274;
• To construct and operate landfill cells within part of Lot 12 as per L8889; and
• To construct separately located leachate ponds on Lot 12 where:
    o One area is used to store leachate generated from the greenwaste processing area; and
    o One area is used to store leachate generated from Class III cells.

Ministerial Statement 274 (PDF, 1.19 MB) April 28, 2020
Buckland Project

Attachment 1 to Statement 960 - removal of the original mine village location and replace it with an alternative location; addition of a Central Services Facility (CSF) and associated infrastructure; and increase to the Disturbance Area for the Stage 1 Haul Road - s45C change to proposal approved 21 September 2015.

Ministerial Statement 960 (PDF, 2.39 MB) April 28, 2020
High Street Upgrade

Attachment 1 to Ministerial Statement 1096 - Changes:

  • Clearing of an additional 19 trees.
  • Amendment of the height and location of the noise walls on High Street west of Stirling Highway, at Montreal Street and on Wood Street.
  • Updated Figures 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 to show the trees to be removed, retained and the amended noise walls.
  • Updated coordinates defining the High Street Upgrade development envelope. Trees to be retained and noise wall locations shown in Figures 1.1 to 1.3 are held by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, document reference numbers DWERDT272012 (11 April 2020).

Changes approved under s45c on 22 April 2020.

Ministerial Statement 1096.pdf (PDF, 1.27 MB) April 22, 2020
Lumsden Point General Cargo Facility

Attachment 1 to Statement 967 - Include a 139.46 hectare development envelope for the temporary pipeline corridor; include DMMA B as a location for dewatering discharge; and update Figure 1 and delineation coordinates - change to proposal under s45C approved on 21 July 2017.

Attachment 2 to Statement 967 - Changes:

  • increase the dredging area development envelope by 6.9 ha to allow for deepening of the Stingray Creek Southern Swing Basin;
  • dredging volume increase by 400,000 m3 (total volume of 2.4 million m3); and
  • update Figure 1 and delineation coordinates.

Change to proposal under s45C approved on 14 April 2020.

Ministerial Statement 967.pdf (PDF, 1.3 MB) April 14, 2020

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