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Mining tenement applications open for public comment

Mining tenement applications may include applications for mineral leases, extractive minerals leases, retention leases and miscellaneous purposes licences.

Pursuant to the Mining Act 1971 (section 35A for mineral leases and extractive minerals leases, section 41BA for retention leases and section 53 for miscellaneous purposes licences) public comment is invited on submitted documents describing the type of operation proposed and the measures to be undertaken to rehabilitate the land.

ProjectCompanyLocationPurpose Due date for
public comment
Bowhill Quarry Mining Proposal Lucas Total Contract Solutions Pty Ltd Goondooloo Road approximately 4 km northeast from the township of Bowhill Limestone 18 January 2018

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Mining tenement applications under assessment

ProjectCompanyLocationPurpose
Kara Resources dolomite deposit Kara Resources Pty Ltd Approximately 3.3 km northwest of Greenock Recovery of dolomite

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Mining tenements granted

The notice of granted mineral leases and extractive minerals leases is made pursuant to Section 35B(b) of the Mining Act 1971.

Granted retention leases and miscellaneous purposes licences are also listed for the purpose of transparency and completeness.

Terms and conditions imposed on the tenement holder are outlined in the tenement document.

Explanation of tenement documents

Project name Tenement holder Location Tenement class* and number Lease/licence start date Term of lease/licence Area
(Ha)
Commodity/Purpose
- OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Limited Piece 18-19 and 26-31, Deposited Plan 23001, Allotment 106, Filed Plan 250278, and Section 1575, Out of Hundreds (Whyalla) ML 6473 (PDF, 200.0 KB) 15/01/2018 10 years 128.92 Iron ore
- OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Limited Allotments 104 and 106, Filed Plan 250278, Out of Hundreds (Whyalla) ML 6472 (PDF, 188.1 KB) 15/01/2018 21 years 397.36 Iron ore
Carrapateena Project OZM Carrapateena Pty Ltd and OZ Minerals Carrapateena Pty Ltd Block 868, Out of Hundreds (Torrens) MPL 153 (PDF, 810.9 KB) 03/01/2018 21 years 3,029 Eastern radial wellfield
Carrapateena OZM Carrapateena Pty Ltd and OZ Minerals Carrapateena Pty Ltd Allotment 2 Deposited Plan 47706 and Block 868 Out of Hundreds (Torrens) MPL 154 (PDF, 538.1 KB) 03/01/2018 21 years 1,867 Southern access road and radial wellfield
Carrapateena Project OZM Carrapateena Pty Ltd and OZ Minerals Carrapateena Pty Ltd Allotments 109, 10 and 2 Deposited Plan 47746 and Allotment 2 Deposited Plan 47706 MPL 152 (PDF, 864.0 KB) 03/01/2018 21 years 20,162 Western infrastructure corridor
Carrapateena Project OZM Carrapateena Pty Ltd and OZ Minerals Carrapateena Pty Ltd Allotment 2, Deposited Plan 47706 ML 6471 (PDF, 716.0 KB) 03/01/2018 21 years 11,633 Minerals - gold, silver and copper
Campoona Graphite Pirie Resources Pty Ltd Sections 28 and 30, Hundred of Campoona MPL 150 (PDF, 798.3 KB) 05/12/2017 21 years 499.21 Processing Facility for the refinement of graphite and tailings storage
Campoona Graphite Pirie Resources Pty Ltd Section 1, Hundred of Campoona ML 6470 (PDF, 884.1 KB) 05/12/2017 21 years 68.93 Graphite
Campoona Graphite Pirie Resources Pty Ltd Allotment 301 Filed Plan 178713, Allotment 303 Filed Plan 178715, Allotment 302 Filed Plan 178714 and Sections 5, 6, 8 Hundred of Jamieson MPL 151 (PDF, 773.6 KB) 05/12/2017 21 years 239.56 Supporting water infrastructure incl pumps, bores and piping network for Sugarloaf site
- Destiny Stone Australia Pty Ltd Allotment 21, Deposited Plan 43635, Hundred of Ridkey RL_130 (PDF, 608.9 KB) 07/09/2017 5 years 99.41 hectares Granite - Dimension stone
- Pintavale Pty Ltd Section 135, Hundred of Newland EML 6469 (PDF, 595.1 KB) 17/07/2017 21 years 59.09 ha Construction materials (ironstone)
Carrapateena Mining Project OZM Carrapateena Pty Ltd; OZ Minerals Carrapatena Pty Ltd Allotment 2, Deposited Plan 47706, Out of Hundreds (Torrens) MPL 149 (PDF, 2.2 MB) 05/07/2017 21 years 910 ha Airstrip, worker's accommodation village, access road and ancillary infrastructure
- Limerick Holdings Pty Ltd Allotment 7, Filed Plan 5663, Hundred of Dublin EML 6468 (PDF, 613.8 KB) 17/05/2017 21 years 30.55 ha Extractive minerals (limestone and calcrete)
Central Eyre Iron Project IRD Mining Operations Pty Ltd Warramboo area, approximately 25 km SE of Wudinna ML 6467 (PDF, 1.8 MB) 03/05/2017 21 years 8,458 ha Iron ore - magnetite
- Kimba Gap Iron Project Pty Ltd Allotments 106 and 110, Filed Plan 250278, Hundred of Moonabie, (Out of Hundreds, Whyalla) RL 129 (PDF, 546.0 KB) 08/11/2016 5 years 2,547 ha Iron ore - hematite DSO and Concentrate, Magnetite DSP and Concentrate
- George Maurice Turner Allotment 4, Deposited Plan 69695, Hundred of Menzies EML_6462 (PDF, 2.1 MB) 01/11/2016 21 years 9.84 Construction materials - basalt
- JT Crettenden & SB Crettenden Section 4, Hundred of Nicholls ML_6458 (PDF, 607.2 KB) 03/06/2016 21 years 22.45 Lime sand - agricultural
Kookaburra Gully Graphite project Australian Graphite Pty Limited Allotment 125, Filed Plan 216409 and Sections 129, 130 and 196, Hundred of Koppio ML 6460 (PDF, 1.7 MB) 03/06/2016 21 years 300.76 Graphite
- Cave Quarries Pty Ltd Allotment 2, Deposited Plan 76279, Hundred of Hutchison ML_6459 (PDF, 642.0 KB) 02/06/2016 21 years 9.76 Limestone
- Challenger Gold Operations Allotment 2, Deposited Plan 28565 ML 6457 (PDF, 531.5 KB) 30/05/2016 2 years 135 days 249.92 Gold
- Tarcoola Gold Pty Ltd Sections 1208, 1219, 1206, 1199, 1200, 1209, 1198 and 1210, Put of Hundreds (Tarcoola) ML 6455 (PDF, 1.1 MB) 08/03/2016 10 years 725.35 Gold and silver
- Adelaide Brighton Cement Limited Sections 10 and 11, Hundred of Darymple ML 6454 (PDF, 804.4 KB) 03/02/2016 21 years 157.51 Limestone
- Stoney Pinch Pty Ltd - ML 6464 (PDF, 769.1 KB) 01/01/2016 19 years and 45 days 15.01 ha Silica sand
- TN & BR Modra Pty Ltd Section 49, Hundred of Shannon EML_6453 (PDF, 726.4 KB) 28/09/2015 21 years 13.53 Construction materials (calcrete)
- Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd Allotment 6, Deposited Plan 50706, Hundred of Curramulka EML_6452 (PDF, 902.0 KB) 13/07/2015 21 years 42.4 Construction materials (dolomite and limestone)
Mount Compass Sand & Loam Pty Ltd Allotment 52, Deposited Plan 86815, Hundred of Nangkita ML 6451 (PDF, 424.8 KB) 26/06/2015 21 years 21.9 Silica sand
Mount Compass Sand & Loam Pty Ltd Allotment 52, Deposited Plan 86815, Hundred of Nangkita EML 6450 (PDF, 429.4 KB) 26/06/2015 21 years 21.9 Sand
McInerheney's Pit Montague Thomas Collins Section 10 Hundred of Bonython EML 6448 (PDF, 809.4 KB) 11/06/2015 21 years 6.25 Gravel (Natural), Limestone and Sand
- Warwick Steen Meyer Section 257 Hundred of Nangkita EML 6449 (PDF, 841.7 KB) 11/06/2015 21 years 118 Gravel (Natural), Sand and Sandstone
Billabong Valley Farm Pty Ltd - Nairne Billabong Valley Farm Pty Ltd In Piece 14 Deposited Plan 69764 Hundred of Kanmantoo ML 6447 (PDF, 412.8 KB) 29/05/2015 21 years 2.85 Ironstone
Mindarie Pit HF Betts & Co Section 112 Hundred of Mindarie EML 6446 (PDF, 776.2 KB) 22/05/2015 12 years 4.78 Limestone
Dicker Sand Pit C & J Dicker Earthmoving Pty Ltd Allotment 92 Filed Plan 178422 Hundred of Lacepede EML 6445 (PDF, 861.5 KB) 19/05/2015 21 years 8.25 Sand
Burt's Hill Earthworx Earthmoving Contractors Allotment 1 Deposited Plan 48801 Hundred of Beeamma EML 6444 (PDF, 776.3 KB) 15/05/2015 12 years 5.28 Calcrete and Limestone
- Clay & Mineral Sales Pty Ltd Allotment 4, Deposited Plan 25728, Hundred of Davenport EML 6456 (PDF, 788.3 KB) 21/03/2015 10 years 31.7 Sand
Stoney Pinch Quarry Stoney Pinch Pty Ltd Allotment 6 Deposited Plan 27366 Out of Hundreds (Renmark) EML 6443 (PDF, 690.1 KB) 19/02/2015 21 years 15.01 Limestone and Sandstone
Iron Chieftain OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Allotment 100 Deposited Plan 49877, and Section 8 Hundred of Batchelor ML 6441 (PDF, 800.6 KB) 04/12/2014 10 years and 312 days 340.62 Iron Ore - Hematite DSO, and Iron Ore - Hematite Feed
Peculiar Knob Southern Iron Pty Ltd Block 473 Out of Hundreds (Billa Kalina) ML 6442 (PDF, 741.9 KB) 19/12/2014 7 years and 188 days 182.8 Iron Ore - Hematite DSO
Peculiar Knob Southern Iron Pty Ltd Block 473 Out of Hundreds (Billa Kalina) MPL 147 (PDF, 717.3 KB) 19/12/2014 7 years and 188 days 232 Extended waste rock dump, haul roads, additional buffer area, environmental monitoring, stormwater management infrastructure and operations ancillary to mining.
Rosedale Slate, Limestone and Sand Quarries Kenneth Eric Jennings Piece 91 Filed Plan 204098, and Allotment 2796 Hundred of Barossa EML 6440 (PDF, 678.7 KB) 23/10/2014 21 years 7.24 Dolomite and Limestone
Rex Minerals - Hillside Rex Minerals (SA) Pty Ltd Allotment 50 Deposited Plan 59518, Allotments 501 and 502 Deposited Plan 52783, Allotment 10 Deposited Plan 30870, Allotments 100 and Pieces 101 and 102 Deposited Plan 89702, Allotment 21 Deposited Plan 77995, Allotment 96 Filed Plan 215377, Allotment 177 Filed Plan 196738, Allotment 3 Filed Plan 10759, Allotment 176 Filed Plan 196737, and Sections 45 and 376 Hundred of Cunningham MPL 146 (PDF, 1.0 MB) 16/09/2014 21 years 94.34 Provide a corridor that will contain three pipelines and a high voltage power line.
Rex Minerals - Hillside Rex Minerals (SA) Pty Ltd Allotments 1 and 2 Deposited Plan 12321, Allotment 159 Filed Plan 196720, Allotment 107 Filed Plan 216754, Allotment 156 Filed Plan 196717, Allotments 1 and 2 Filed Plan 18703, Allotment 155 Filed Plan 196716, Allotment 106 Filed Plan 216753, and Sections 1, 2, 39, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 74, 75, 81, 184, 188, and 189 Hundred of Muloowurtie ML 6438 (PDF, 2.3 MB) 16/09/2014 21 years 2997.84 Copper, Gold, Iron Ore - Hematite DSO, and Iron Ore - Magnetite DSO
Rex Minerals - Hillside Rex Minerals (SA) Pty Ltd Sections 1, 2, 188, and 189 Hundred of Muloowurtie EML 6439 (PDF, 1.5 MB) 16/09/2014 4 years 224.53 Clay, Gravel (Natural), Limestone and Sand
Modra Earthmoving Gypsum Mine TN & BR Modra Pty Ltd Section 16 Hundred of Boonerdo ML 6437 (PDF, 684.2 KB) 07/08/2014 13 years 89.08 Gypsum
Kanmantoo Copper Project Hillgrove Copper Pty Ltd Piece 100 Deposited Plan 88742 Hundred of Kanmantoo ML 6436 (PDF, 605.0 KB) 08/07/2014 5 years and 61 days 1.96 Copper, Gold, and Silver
Waterfield Quarry Gary Arnold Radford Sections 30 and 188 Hundred of Coles EML 6435 (PDF, 631.2 KB) 16/06/2014 21 years 14.53 Calcrete and Clay
Hollams Sand Dune Deposit Clay & Mineral Sales Pty Ltd Section 134 Hundred of Muloowurtie EML 6434 (PDF, 712.1 KB) 21/05/2014 16 years 1.39 Sand
Kent Properties Pty Ltd Kent Properties Pty Ltd Section 399 Hundred of Mayurra EML 6433 (PDF, 639.8 KB) 20/05/2014 21 years 9.58 Sandstone
Blundy's Pit Earthworx Earthmoving Contractors Allotment 12 Deposited Plan 59759 Hundred of Cannawigara EML 6432 (PDF, 649.9 KB) 12/05/2014 21 years 121.63 Limestone
Iron Knob Mining Area OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Section 7 Hundred of Moonabie ML 6431 (PDF, 699.7 KB) 30/04/2014 15 years and 73 days 168.22 Iron Ore - Hematite DSO, Iron Ore - Hematite Feed, Iron Ore - Magnetite DSO, and Iron Ore - Magnetite - Feed
- OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Allotment 10 Deposited Plan 26331, Allotment 102 Deposited Plan 71557, Block 1131, and Sections 260, 262, 306, 777, 1035, and 1421 Out of Hundreds (Port Augusta) MPL 144 (PDF, 658.0 KB) 25/02/2014 18 years and 272 days 57.69 Access roads and tracks, services corridor including rail, environmental monitoring, perimter fencing, haul roads, water infrastructure and operations ancillary to mining
Iron Knob Mining Area OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Allotment 2 Pieces 4, 5, 7, and 8, Deposited Plan 37564, and Block 1131 Out of Hundreds (Port Augusta) MPL 142 (PDF, 679.8 KB) 25/02/2014 18 years and 272 days 213.58 Iron Princess waste rock dumps and bunds, environmental monitoring, access roads, perimeter fencing, stormwater management infrastructure, Eyre Highway traffic management, water infrastructure and operations ancillary to mining
Iron Knob Mining Area OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Allotments 2, 4, and 8 Deposited Plan 37564 Out of Hundreds (Port Augusta) ML 6429 (PDF, 709.3 KB) 25/02/2014 18 years and 272 days 2.91 Iron Ore - Hematite Feed
- OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Sections 306 and 307 Out of Hundreds (Port Augusta) MPL 145 (PDF, 675.6 KB) 25/02/2014 18 years and 272 days 21.57 Waste rock dumps, environmental monitoring, perimeter fencing, access tracks, water infrastructure, stormwater management infrastructure and operations ancillary to mining
Iron Knob Mining Area OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Block 1131 Out of Hundreds (Port Augusta) MPL 143 (PDF, 653.6 KB) 25/02/2014 18 years and 272 days 10.87 Perimeter fencing, access tracks, environmental monitoring and operations ancillary to mining
Iron Knob Mining Area OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd Sections 307 and 1420 Out of Hundreds (Port Augusta) ML 6430 (PDF, 683.6 KB) 25/02/2014 18 years and 272 days 16.19 Iron Ore - Hematite Feed
Pratt Limestome Pit Harvey Frederick Betts Section 30 Hundred of Duncan EML 6428 (PDF, 748.9 KB) 02/01/2014 21 years 5.6 Limestone

Mining tenements refused

The notice of refused mineral leases and extractive mineral leases is made pursuant to Section 35B(b) of the Mining Act 1971.

Refused retention leases and miscellaneous purposes licences are also listed for the purpose of transparency and completeness.

ApplicantLocation Tenement class Lease/licence refusal date
Kevin Anthony Leenders Allotment 74 Deposited Plan 3027 Renmark Irrigation Area Extractive minerals lease application 30 September 2015
Kevin Anthony Leenders Allotment 91 Filed Plan 199708 Renmark Irrigation Area Extractive minerals lease application 30 September 2015

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*Tenement class

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

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