Mining Lease Proposal & Environmental Impact Statement
Iron Road has provided DSD and DPTI with responses to all submissions received during the SA Government's public consultation process as set out below.
To view or download the Response Document relating to both public and Government queries raised in relation to the Mining Lease Proposal, please click on the below link:
To view or download the Repsonse Document relating to both public and Government queries raised in relation to the Environmental Impact Statement, please click on the below link:
For more information on the approvals processes for the CEIP, please visit the SA Government dedicated website at www.ceipconsultation.sa.gov.au.
Iron Road's management and staff are committed to on-going engagement with all of our stakeholders. Please contct us direct on (08) 8214 4400 if you have any questions about the MLP and EIS applications and Response Documents specifically, or the CEIP generally.
The Period for submission of comments to the DSD and DPTI on the proposed Central Eyre Iron Project has now closed.
The public consultation period in relation to Iron Road’s Mining Lease Proposal (MLP) under the Mining Act, 1971 and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) under the Development Act, 1993 closed on 2 February 2016.
Iron Road was advised on 18 March 2016 that 105 submissions had been received and were provided with copies of each. All submissions, together with comments received from relevant agencies, have been published by SA Government and may be viewed at www.ceipconsultation.sa.gov.au.
Iron Road will now prepare two separate Response Documents for assessment by Government which will provide answers to all questions raised during the public consultation process. A Response Document in relation to the MLP will be lodged directly with the Department of State Development and one for the EIS will be submitted directly to the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. The relevant decision makers are the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy for the MLP and the Minister for Planning and Governor of SA for the EIS.
The Company is pleased to advise that the majorityof the 105 submissions received were in support of the CEIP, citing the economic and social benefits the project would bring to the people of the Eyre Peninsula specifically and South Australia generally.
On 5 November 2015 Iron Road formally submitted a Mining Lease application accompanied by a Mining Lease Proposal (MLP) to the SA Department of State Development (DSD) and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI), all in relation to the Central Eyre Iron Project.
Both documents provide comprehensive social, economic and environmental information, including full impact and benefit assessments, in relation to Iron Road’s proposed mining and processing operations within Mineral Claim 4383 at Warramboo and the infrastructure required to facilitate those activities and transport the magnetite concentrate to market. The infrastructure includes a deep sea port at Cape Hardy, a railway line between the mine and the port, power transmission line, borefield and long term employee village to accommodate mine site workers during operations.
The map of the CEIP components below can be accessed here.
DSD and DPTI have commenced a joint statutory public consultation process in relation to these applications which will run until 2 February 2016. To find out more about the process and how you can be involved please click on the link below which will take you directly to a SA Government website dedicated to this process:
NEW Executive Summary for the EIS and MLP
NEW Iron Road Fact Sheets for the CEIP
Mining Lease Proposal (MLP)
You can download the complete Mining Lease Proposal as a large single document file (197MB) here or in individual chapters below.
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
You can download the complete Environmental Impact Statement as a large single document file (223MB) here or in individual chapters below.