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Accelerated Discovery Initiative ¦ 2019 Copper to the World conference ¦ Geological Survey of South Australia Discovery Day 2019

Tenement holders must hold an approved program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) before conducting any mining operations.

PEPRs that have been approved in the last six months are listed on this web page.

Previously approved PEPRs

Approved PEPRLease/ Licence
(*Tenement class)
LocationPurposeDate approved

Cairn Hill Mine

ML 6303 Approximately 50 km southeast of Coober Pedy Iron ore - magnetite 2 August 2019
Bluff Road Quarry (PDF 50 MB) EML 6496 Hallett area, approximately 30 km northwest of Burra meta-silt stone, quartzite, sandstone 26 July 2019
Little Sahara Lime Sand (PDF 9 MB) ML 5497 Kangaroo Island, nearest town is Parndana 20 km from mineral lease limesand 28 May 2019
Everard no. 4 Gypsum Deposit (PDF 13 MB) ML 6110 18 km to east northeast of Lochiel Gypsum 18 April 2019
Leigh Creek Copper Mine - Mountain of Light (PDF 13 MB) ML 5467 Northern Flinders Ranges, approximately 260 km north of Port Augusta Copper 3 April 2019
Carrapateena (PDF 23 MB) EMLs 6480, 6481,6482,6483,6484, 6485, 6486, 6487, 6488 136 northwest of Port Augusta Dolomite, limestone, quartzite, sandstone, sand, shale, siltstone 28 February 2019
Kirkeeks Treasure Gold Project (PDF 1.7 MB) MLs 4209, 4106, 4529, 4989, 5533, 4990 Approximately 60 km north of Yunta on the Barrier Highway Gold 22 February 2019
Tailem Bend Sand Quarry (PDF 4 MB) EML 4483 7 km south of Tailem Bend Sand 14 February 2019
Carrapateena - Northern Wellfield (PDF 2 MB) MPL 156 Arcoona area, approximately 45 km east-northeast of Woomera Provision of water 13 February 2019
Tintinara Sand Pit (PDF 3 MB) EML 6101 22 km south east of Coonalpyn Sand 18 January 2019
Leigh Creek Copper Mine - (Mountain of Light) (PDF 9 MB) ML 5467 Northern Flinders Ranges, approximately 260 km north of Port Augusta Copper 30 November 2018
Cooke Plains Gypsum Mine (PDF 3 MB) ML 196, ML 206 5 km east of Cooke Plains Gypsum 19 November 2018
White Dam Gold Project (PDF 132 MB) ML 6275, ML 6395, MPLs 104-107, MPL 139, MPL 095 Approximately 30 km northeast of Olary Gold 19 November 2018
Four Mile Uranium Mine (PDF 11 MB) ML 6402 Approximately 115 km northeast of Leigh Creek Uranium 4 October 2018
Beverley Uranium Mine (PDF 11 MB) ML 6321 300 km northeast of Port Augusta Uranium 4 October 2018
SMB Quarry (PDF 5 MB) EML 6159 12 km south of Mount Gambier Limestone 2 October 2018
Alvanos's Quarry (PDF 5 MB) EML 6489 Woodleigh area, approximately 8.5 km southeast of Loxton Limestone 21 September 2018
Bugle Hut (PDF 8 MB) EML 6490 Pike River area, approximately 11 km south-southeast of Renmark Limestone 13 September 2018
Scherer Quarry (PDF 9 MB) EMLs 5765, 5834, 5835, 5988, 6207, 6254  Approximately 10 km southeast of Renmark Limestone 5 September 2018
Port Neill Quartzite Quarry EML 6351 Nearest town of Port Neill is 6 km to the east of Tumby Bay Quartzite, sand 6 July 2018
Kanmantoo Bluestone Quarry (PDF 65 MB) EML 5713, MPL 155 3.7 km west from the rural township of Kanmantoo Meta-siltstone 24 August 2018
Haydons Sand Pit - Reeves Plains (PDF 2 MB) EML 6475 Located 14 km from Two Wells within the Adelaide Plains Council area Sand 30 July 2018
Larapinta Mine (PDF 6 MB) EML 6469 Newland area, approximately 15 km southwest of Parndarna Ironstone 25 July 2018
Leigh Creek Copper Mine (Lorna Doone) (PDF 2 MB) ML 5498 31 km northeast of Lyndhurst  Copper 24 July 2018
Leigh Creek Copper Mine (Mountain of Light) PDF 8 MB) ML 5467 3 km southeast of the township of Copley Copper 20 July 2018
White Sand Pit - Alford ( PDF 3 MB) EML 6474 Alford area, 18 km north northeast of Kadina Sand 19 July 2018
Tarcoola Gold Mine
1. Main document (PDF 11 MB)
2. Appendices A-F (PDF 72 MB)
3. Appendices G-I (PDF 54 MB)
4. Appendices J-N (PDF 78 MB)
ML 6455 416 km northwest of Port Augusta and 3 km west of Tarcoola Gold, silver 10 July 2018

Carrapateena
1. Main document (PDF 20 MB)
2. Appendices (PDF 80 MB)

ML 6471, MPL 152-154 Approximately 160 km north of Port Augusta ML - copper, gold, silver
MPLs - corridor, access road and wellfields
5 July 2018

*Tenement class

  EML: Extractive minerals lease 
  ML: Mineral lease
  RL: Retention lease
  MPL: Miscellaneous purposes licence

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