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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 Size (ha) Submission Closing Date

CPS 9751/1

9751/1

Hamersley Resources Limited

Rhodes Ridge Project

Purpose Permit

Temporary Reserves 70/4192, 70/4266, 70/4267, 70/4737, 70/4882, 70/4883, 70/4884

Shire of East Pilbara

Mineral Exploration, Hydrogeological and Geotechnical Investigations, Camp and Associated Activities

1,500 ha

08/07/2022

CPS 9735/1

9735/1

Iluka Resources Limited

West Mine Void Rehabilitation Project

Purpose Permit

Mineral Sands (Eneabba) Agreement Act 1975, Mining Lease 267SA (AM 70/267)

Shire of Carnamah

Mine site rehabilitation

4.517 ha

05/07/2022

CPS 9728/1

9728/1

Onslow Salt Pty Ltd 

Onslow Salt Potable Water Treatment Plant Project

Area Permit

Onslow Solar Salt Agreement Act 1992, General Purpose Lease 8SA (G8 SA)

Shire of Ashburton

Potable Water Treatment Plant

0.525 ha

28/06/2022

CPS 9730/1

9730/1

Burford Mining Australia Pty Ltd

 

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licence 59/2199

Shire of Dalwallinu

Mineral Exploration and Associated Activities 

0.9 ha

24/06/2022

CPS 9749/1

9749/1

Bulletin Resources Limited

Ravensthorpe Lithium Project

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licence 74/655

Shire of Ravensthorpe

Mineral Exploration

7 ha 24/06/2022

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 8843/3

8843/3

Black Cat (Bulong) Pty Ltd

Bulong Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 25/24, 25/91, 25/129, Miscellaneous Licence 25/62

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

161 ha

 Increase the permit boundary by 120 ha, increase the amount of clearing authorised by 53.71 ha, and add tenure

15/07/2022

CPS 7635/3

7635/3

MacPhersons Reward Pty Ltd

Coolgardie Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 15/40,  15/128,  15/147,  15/148, 15/1808

Shire of Coolgardie

Mineral Production

150 ha

Increase the area of authorised clearing by approximately 43 ha, increase the permit boundary by approximately 204 ha, include additional tenure and extend  the permit duration by five years

8/07/2022

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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Related Documents

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

CPS 9506/1

9506/1

Kumarina Resources Pty Ltd - Malcom Challenger Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 39/399, 39/400, 39/1068

Shire of Leonora

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

100 ha

16 July 2022 - 15 July 2027

23/06/2022 14/07/2022

CPS 9541/1

9541/1

Pilbara Energy (Generation) Pty Ltd - North Star Junction Solar Project

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licences 45/515, 45/589

Town of Port Hedland

Solar Farm and Associated Infrastructure

353.2 ha

19 July 2022 – 18 July 2027

24/06/2022 15/07/2022

CPS 9743/1

9743/1

Golden Mile Milling Pty Ltd - Lakewood Mill Tailings Storage Facility 2 Project

Area Permit

Mining Lease 26/242

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Construction of an Additional Tailings Storage Facility and Associated Infrastructure

40 ha

16 July 2022 - 15 July 2024

23/06/2022

14/07/2022

CPS 9504/1

9504/1

Lake Austin Mining Pty Ltd - White Well Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 20/54

Shire of Cue

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

123.51 ha

12 July 2022 – 11 July 2027

17/06/2022

8/07/2022

CPS 9513/1

9513/1

Focus Operations Pty Ltd - Greenfields Expansion Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 15/154, 15/645, 15/1432

Shire of Coolgardie

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

60 ha

12 July 2022 – 11 July 2027 17/06/2022 8/07/2022

CPS 4032/5

4032/5

Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd - Eastern Range Project

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Hamersley Range) Agreement Act 1963, Mineral Lease 4SA (AML 70/4), Iron Ore (Hamersley Range) Agreement Act 1963, Mineral Lease 246SA (AML 70/246)

Shire of Ashburton

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

600 ha

9 April 2011 – 31 December 2032

14/06/2022

5/07/2022

CPS 4532/12 4532/12 Argyle Diamonds Limited - Argyle Diamond Mine Purpose Permit Diamond (Argyle Diamond Mines Joint Venture) Agreement Act 1981, Mining Lease 259SA (AM 70/259), Mining Lease 80/114, Miscellaneous Licences 80/1, 80/11, 80/24, 80/53 Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley Mineral Exploration, Mineral Production and Associated Activities 416 ha 5 November 2011 – 5 November 2032 14/06/2022

5/07/2022

CPS 5926/8

5926/8

BHP Iron Ore Pty Ltd - Western Ridge Project

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Mount Newman) Agreement Act 1964, Mineral Lease 244SA (AML 70/244), Iron Ore (McCamey’s Monster) Agreement Authorisation Act 1972, Mining Lease 266SA (AM 70/266), Miscellaneous Licence 52/199

Shire of East Pilbara

Mineral Exploration, Hydrogeological Investigations, Creek Diversion, Fly Rock Damage, Communications Towers, Geotechnical Investigations and Associated Works

400 ha

24 May 2014 - 30 November 2029

14/06/2022

5/07/2022

CPS 9383/2

9383/2

Aurenne MIT Pty Ltd - Mt Ida Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licences 29/790, 29/921, 29/970, 29/971, 29/973, 29/993, 29/1007, 29/1008, 29/1014, 29/1016, General Purpose Leases 29/29, 29/30, 29/31, 29/32, Mining Leases 29/150, 29/151, 29/421, Miscellaneous Licences 29/137, 29/139, 29/145, 29/153, 29/154, 29/157, 29/158, 29/159, 29/160, 29/161

Shire of Menzies

Mineral Exploration, Mineral Production and Associated Activities

1,000 ha

1 March 2022 – 28 February 2027

14/06/2022 5/07/2022

CPS 5083/2

5083/2

Chevron Australia Pty Ltd - Barrow Island Project

Purpose Permit

Petroleum Lease L 1H (R2)

Shire of Ashburton

Installation and Operation of an Asphalt Batching Plant and Laydown Area

1.65 ha

1 September 2012 – 30 September 2027

09/06/2022

30/06/2022

CPS 9434/1

9434/1

Evolution Mining (Mungari) Pty Ltd - Paradigm Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 16/548

Shire of Coolgardie

Mineral Production

300 ha

2 July 2022 – 1 July 2027

09/06/2022

30/06/2022

CPS 9477/1

9477/1

VRX Silica Limited - Arrowsmith North Alternative Bore Project

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licence 70/5027

Shire of Irwin

Groundwater investigations

0.25 ha

2 July 2022 – 1 July 2027

09/06/2022

30/06/2022

CPS 9500/1

9500/1

Evolution Mining (Phoenix) Pty Ltd - Castle Hill Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 16/15, 16/19, 16/24, 16/40, 16/140, 16/152, 16/189, 16/195, 16/198, 16/444, 16/526, 16/532, 16/533, 16/537, 16/538; Miscellaneous Leases 16/84, 16/97, 16/101, 16/108, 16/113, 16/126, 16/128

Shire of Coolgardie

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

800 ha

5 July 2022 - 31 January 2027

10/06/2022

1/07/2022

CPS 9579/1

9579/1

Bullfinch Radio Pty Ltd - Radio Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 77/633

Shire of Yilgarn

Mineral Production and Associated Activities

32.92 ha

5 July 2022 – 3 July 2027

10/06/2022

1/07/2022

CPS 9600/1

9600/1

VRX Silica Limited - Arrowsmith North Rehabilitation Trial Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 70/1389

Shire of Irwin

Rehabilitation Trial

0.75 ha

2 July 2022 – 1 July 2027

09/06/2022

30/06/2022

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 9599/1

Diversified Asset Holdings Pty Ltd

Exploration Licence 51/1847 - Shire of Meekatharra Referral Documents - Index of /permit 9599(dwer.wa.gov.au) 2 ha

Permit Required

15/03/2022

REF 9598/1

Diversified Asset Holdings Pty Ltd

Exploration Licence 51/1846 - Shire of Meekatharra

Referral Documents - Index of /permit 9598(dwer.wa.gov.au) 4 ha Permit Required 17/03/2022

REF 9605/1

EII Gas Transmission Service WA (Operations) Pty Ltd

Pipeline Licence 60 - Town of Port Hedland

Referral Documents - Index of /permit 9605(dwer.wa.gov.au)

0.0015 ha

Permit not required

24/03/2022

 

 

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 8763/1

8763/1

Aurenne MIT Pty Ltd - Tim’s Find Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 29/421
Miscellaneous Licence 29/139

Shire of Menzies

424.9 ha

Application Accepted 26/04/2022

CPS 3550/3

3550/3

Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd - Minthdi Spring Project

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Hamersley Range) Agreement Act 1963, Mining Lease 272SA (AM 70/272), Miscellaneous Licences 47/18, 47/55

Shire of Ashburton

1.075 ha

Application Accepted and Surrender of Clearing Permit

26/04/2022

 

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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