Public Environmental Review - Mining Area C – Southern Flank

Closed 6 Jun 2017

Opened 8 May 2017


BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty. Ltd. (BHP Billiton Iron Ore) proposes to develop and operate a new satellite iron ore deposit, located immediately south of the existing Mining Area C – Northern Flank operation, at Southern Flank and to increase the disturbance at the existing Mining Area C – Northern Flank to support ongoing operations (the Proposal). The Proposal will leverage existing facilities and infrastructure located at Mining Area C – Northern Flank, including, but not limited to stockyard and train load-out facilities coupled with the addition of new ore processing facilities within the current Mining Area C – Northern Flank. Primary crushing and open-pit mining activities will take place in the Southern Flank locality.

Hard copies of the PER may be purchased for $10 (including postage and packing) or a CD version is available free of charge from:

  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore
    125 St Georges Terrace, Perth.
    Phone: 08 6321 0000

Copies of the PER are available for download from the proposal's page on the EPA's website or BHP's website at

Copies of the PER will be available for examination at:

  • JS Battye Library, 25 Francis Street, Perth
  • Shires of East Pilbara, Ashburton and Town of Port Hedland public libraries

The EPA prefers submissions to be made online. Click below to make your submission.

Alternatively, submissions may be:

Posted to:
The Chairman, Environmental Protection Authority,
Locked Bag 10, East Perth WA 6892; or

Delivered to:
The Environmental Protection Authority,
Level 8, The Atrium, 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth,

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please email or contact the Office of the EPA on 6145 0800.

Why your views matter

BHP Billiton Iron Ore has prepared the Public Environmental Review Document in accordance with Environment Protection Authority procedures and is released for public review. The Public Environmental Review Document describes the proposal, the likely environmental impacts and the proposed management measures.


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