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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety advertises clearing permit applications received and decisions made, each week.  Clearing permit applications received are available for public submissions and/or registrations of interest.  Clearing Permit decisions made are available for public appeal.

Submissions or Appeals are to be made within the time period specified in the advertisement.

The weekly advertisements include:

New Applications

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Clearing Permit System Link Related Documents Applicant Project Permit Type Tenure Shire Clearing Purpose Reason for Re-advertising Size (ha) Submission Closing Date

CPS 9802/1

9802/1

VRX Silica Limited

Muchea Silica Sand Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 70/1390

Shire of Chittering

Mineral Exploration and Rehabilitation Trial

 

2.87 ha

23/09/2022

CPS 9841/1

9841/1

Mineral Resources Limited

Phil’s Creek Haul Road Realignment

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licenses 47/569, 47/626, 47/627, 47/950, 47/951, 47/952,  47/953, 47/954
 

Shire of East Pilbara

Haulage Road

 

70 ha

16/09/2022

CPS 9848/1

9848/1

Wonmunna Iron Ore Pty Ltd

Wonmunna Iron Ore Project

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licence 47/1025

Shire of East Pilbara

Haul Road

 

25ha

16/09/2022

CPS 9829/1 9829/1

Whim Creek Metals Pty Ltd 

Whim Creek Copper-Zinc Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 47/443, 47/236

City of Karratha

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

 

35 ha

09/09/2022

CPS 9830/1 9830/1

Lake Barlee Gold Pty Ltd 

 

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licence 77/2700

Shire of Menzies

Mineral Exploration and Associated Activities

  0.9 ha 09/09/2022

CPS 9836/1

9836/1

Ramelius Resources Limited

Vivien Project

Purpose Permit Mining Leases 36/34,  36/111

Shire of Leonora

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

  45 ha 06/09/2022

CPS 9815/1

9815/1

Mount Ridley Mines Limited

Mt Ridley Rare Earth Elements Project

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licences 63/1547, 63/1564, 63/2111, 63/2112, 63/2113 and 63/2125

Shire of Esperance

Mineral Exploration and Associated Activities

 

100 ha

02/09/2022

CPS 9828/1

9828/1

PMR Quarries Pty Ltd

 

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 45/1233

Town of Port Hedland

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

  45.8 ha

02/09/2022

Submissions for Applications for clearing permits are to be made within the time frame specified in the Advertising Closing Date. 
Documents relating to clearing permit applications or decisions can be accessed via the FTP website: https://ftp.dwer.wa.gov.au/permit/.
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Submissions may be forwarded to Resource and Environmental Compliance Division, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety,
100 Plain St, EAST PERTH WA 6004 or email: nvab@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

 

Amendment Applications

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Clearing Permit System Link Related Documents

Applicant

Project Permit Type Tenure Shire Clearing Purpose Size (ha) Amendment Requested Submission Closing Date

CPS 7772/2

7772/2

Fortescue Metals Group Limited

Radio Hill Exploration Project

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Hamersley Range) Agreement Act 1963, Mineral Lease 4SA (AML 70/4)

Shire of Ashburton

Access Track

0.5ha

Extend duration of Clearing Permit to 31 August 2026

27/09/2022

Submissions for Applications for amendments to clearing permits are to be made within the time frame specified in the Advertising Closing Date.  
Documents relating to clearing permit applications or decisions can be accessed via the FTP website: https://ftp.dwer.wa.gov.au/permit/.
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Submissions may be forwarded to Resource and Environmental Compliance Division, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety,
100 Plain St, EAST PERTH WA 6004 or email: nvab@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

 

Granted Applications - New and Amended

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Clearing Permit Sytem Link

Related Documents

Permit
Holder &
Project
Permit
Type
Tenure Shire Clearing
Purpose
Size (ha) Permit
Duration
Date
Granted
Appeals
Closing
Date

CPS 9799/1

9799/1

Barto Gold Mining Pty Ltd

Achilles Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 77/133, 77/159, 77/224, 77/721, 77/722
Miscellaneous Licence 77/114

Shire of Yilgarn

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

48.6 ha

6 October 2022 – 5 October 2027

13/09/2022

4/10/2022

CPS 9614/1

9614/1

Regis Resources Limited

Duketon Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 38/114, 38/160, 38/237, 38/250, 38/283, 38/292, 38/302, 38/303, 38/316, 38/317, 38/319, 38/339, 38/341, 38/343, 38/344, 38/352, 38/354, , 38/407, 38/498, 38/499, 38/500, 38/589, 38/630, 38/802, 38/837, 38/939, 38/940, 38/943, 38/1091, 38/1092, 38/1247, 38/1249, 38/1250, 38/1251, 38/1257, 38/1258, 38/1259, 38/1260, 38/1261, 38/1262, 38/1263, 38/1264, 38/1268, 38/1269, 38/1270, 38/1277;
Miscellaneous Licences 38/20, 38/29, 38/133, 38/182, 38/201, 38/202, 38/203, 38/204, 38/206, 38/216; 38/226, 38/234, 38/364, 38/365, 38/238, 38/239, 38/242, 38/348, 38/315

Shire of Laverton

Mineral Production and Associated Infrastructure

1,330 ha

1 October 2022 - 30 April 2027

09/09/2022

30/09/2022

CPS 4875/4

4875/4

BHP Iron Ore Pty Ltd

Wheelarra Hill North

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Mount Newman) Agreement Act 1964, Mineral Lease 244SA (AML 70/244)

Shire of East Pilbara

Mineral Exploration, Haul Roads, Hydrological and Geotechnical
Investigations and Associated Activities

90 ha

2 June 2012 - 30 November 2032  

08/09/2022

29/09/2022

CPS 9836/1

9836/1

Ramelius Resources Limited

Vivien Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 36/34, 36/111

Shire of Leonora

Expansion of Existing Vivien Gold Mine

45 ha

1 October 2022 - 30 September 2027

08/09/2022

29/09/2022
CPS 6225/3 6225/3

Nifty Copper Pty Ltd

Nifty Copper Operation

Purpose Permit

Western Mining Corporation Limited  (Throssell Range) Agreement Act 1985, Mining Lease 271SA (AM 70/271)

Shire of East Pilbara

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

180 ha

29 November 2014 – 31 October 2030

06/09/2022

27/09/2022

Appeals against a grant of a clearing permit , appeals against the refusal to grant a permit, refusal to permit all clearing;
an amendment, revocation or suspension of a clearing permit; or the conditions of permit must be made within 21 days
of the applicant receiving notification of the decision.
Documents relating to clearing permit applications or decisions can be accessed via the FTP website: https://ftp.dwer.wa.gov.au/permit/.
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Appeals may be lodged online with the Appeals Convenor.  For further information about lodging or the appeals process,please visit www.appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au
If you have any queries, please contact the Office of the Appeals Convenor on (08) 6364 7990 or email to admin@appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au

 

All Matters Not for Public Comment or Appeal

Clearing Referrals - Not for public comment or appeal

Clearing Referrals proposed under Section 51DA(2) and decision of clearing referrals under section 51 DA(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act) 
 
Referral System Link Referrer Location Details Documents (FTP) Size (ha) Decision Decision Date
REF 9867/1 Tronox Management Pty Ltd

Exloration Licence 70/3065, Mining Leases 70/1330, 70/1413, Retention Licence 70/54

Referral Documents - Index of /permit 9867(dwer.wa.gov.au) 1.136 ha Permit Required 15/09/2022

 

 

Surrender Applications - Not for public comment or appeal

Application to surrender a clearing permit made under Section 51 MA(1) of the EP Act, and the acceptance or refusal of an application to surrender a clearing permit made under Section 51MA(7) of the EP Act.
Decision to revoke or suspend a clearing permit made under Section 51L (1) of the EP Act.
 
Clearing Permit System Link Related Documents Permit Holder and Project Permit Type Tenure Shire Size (ha) Decision Decision Date

CPS 9411/2

9411/2

Raymond Francis

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 51/12, 51/31, 51/96, 51/572, 51/794

Shire of Meekatharra

10 ha

Application Accepted

20/09/2022

CPS 2551/4

2551/4

Robe River Mining Co. Pty Ltd

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Robe River) Agreement Act 1964 Mineral Lease 248SA (AML 70/248)

Shire of Ashburton

32.1 ha

Application Accepted

30/08/2022

 

Decision to amend a clearing permit under section 51 K(2)(b) - Not for public comment or appeal

Decision to amend a clearing permit under Section 51K(2)(b) of the EP Act on the initiative of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Amendment decisions that are not appealable include CEO-initiated amendments and amendments to give effect to a decision of the Minister for Environment.
 
Clearing Permit System Link Permit Holder Permit Type Tenure Shire Size (ha) Decision Decision Date

CPS 9365/2

 

Chalice Mining Limited 

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licence 70/5119

Shire of Toodyay

4.4 ha

Amendment Granted

21/06/2022
               
 

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