Atlas Iron Pty. Ltd (the proponent) propose to develop the Miralga Creek DSO Project (the proposal), an iron ore project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The proposal includes the development of five open pits using conventional drill and blast, load and haul methods. 8 million tonnes of iron ore will be mined above the watertable over an approximate timeframe of four to five years. Associated infrastructure will include waste rock dumps. Existing borefield and accommodation camp from the nearby Abydos DSO Project will utilised.
The proposal would involve clearing of no more than 284.9 hectares (ha) of native vegetation within the 621.1 ha development envelope.