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OneSteel MPL variations

An application for additions to existing miscellaneous purposes licences (MPLs) is made pursuant to Section 35 of the Mining Act 1971 (external site, opens in new window) ('Act') and the regulations thereunder.

The applications are excluded from the definition of 'prescribed mining' hence the proposals are not 'development', pursuant to the Development Act 1993 (external site, opens in new window). The appropriate authority is the Minister administering the Mining Act.

Applicant: OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd
Applications:

To include the following additional purposes to existing MPLs 52, 53, 54, 55 and 123 as set out in the table below:

Tenement Location Proposed additional purpose
MPL 52
(T02073)
Sections 4, 7 and 11, Hundred of Moonabie, approximately 50 km southwest of Whyalla

The construction and operation of water storage and conveyance infrastructure, including pipelines, pumps, storage tanks and devices, electrical power and control infrastructure, and associated access roads.

The construction and operation of explosives storage facilities and associated access roads.

MPL 53
(T02073)
Sections 7 and 11, Hundred of Moonabie, approximately 50 km southwest of Whyalla The construction and operation of water storage and conveyance infrastructure, including pipelines, pumps, storage tanks and devices, electrical power and control infrastructure, and associated access roads.
MPL 54
(T02073)
Sections 4 and 7, Hundred of Moonabie, approximately 50 km southwest of Whyalla The construction and operation of water storage and conveyance infrastructure, including pipelines, pumps, storage tanks and devices, electrical power and control infrastructure, and associated access roads.
MPL 54
(T02073)
Sections 4 and 6, Hundred of Moonabie, approximately 50 km southwest of Whyalla The construction and operation of water storage and conveyance infrastructure, including pipelines, pumps, storage tanks and devices, electrical power and control infrastructure, and associated access roads.
MPL 123
(T02082)
Section 8, Hundred of Batchelor, Dp 49877, Allotment 100,  approximately 45 km southwest of Whyalla The construction and operation of water storage and conveyance infrastructure, including pipelines, pumps, storage tanks and devices, electrical power and control infrastructure, and associated access roads.
Document for public comment:

The document submitted by OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd in support of their application describes the type of operations proposed and the measures to be undertaken to rehabilitate the land.

Request for variation to the purposes of MPLs 52, 53, 54, 55 and MPL 123 to include nominated operations ancillary to mining (.pdf 116.7kb)

South Middleback Range development impace areas map showing pipelines and emulsion storage location (.pdf 747.4kb) 

Making a submission:

Frequently asked questions about making a submission on a mining proposal

Consider whether or not:
  • the proponent has adequately described the existing environment as far as this is relevant to the proposed operations
  • has adequately identified the potential impacts on the environment that may arise from the proposed operations
  • the proposed environmental outcomes are acceptable
  • the proposed mitigation measures are practical and are likely to achieve the desired outcomes.

Send written comments to:

Erik Lock
Senior Enviromental Officer
Mine Assessments
Mining Regulation and Rehabilitation Branch
Primary Industries and Resources South Australia
Level 3, 101 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5001

Closing date for comment:

24 November 2011

If you require more time to respond or have any queries regarding this application, please contact Erik Lock.
Phone:
 +61 8 8463 3185
Email: erik.lock@sa.gov.au