Mt Weld Rare Earths Project – Life of Mine Proposal - Additional Information

Closed 11 Jun 2023

Opened 15 May 2023


Mt Weld Mining Pty Ltd is proposing to expand its existing Mt Weld operations (mining, processing, and ancillary activities) to a life of mine (LOM) extent, located 35 kilometres (km) south-east of Laverton in the Northern Goldfields Region of Western Australia. 

An Environmental Review Document (ERD) has been prepared by Mt Weld Mining Pty Ltd in accordance with Environmental Protection Authority procedures and is released for public review.  

The ERD describes the proposal, examines the likely environmental effects and the proposed environmental management procedures associated with the proposed development.  

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

Lynas Rare Earths Ltd 

Level 4, 1 Howard St Perth WA 6000 

Ph: 08 6241 3840 

Copies of the document may also be downloaded from  

Copies of the document will be available for examination at: 

Laverton Public Library; and 

State Library of Western Australia. 

Public submissions are to be received by the EPA by 11 June 2023. 

Submissions are to be made at:  

Alternatively submissions can be 

posted to:  


Environmental Protection Authority  

Locked Bag 10 

Joondalup DC  WA 6919. 

Delivered to:  

The Environmental Protection Authority 

Prime House 

8 Davidson Terrace 

Joondalup  WA  6027.  

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please ring the EPA Services of the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on 6364 7000



  • All of Western Australia


  • Public


  • Public Environmental Review