Public Environmental Review - Sorby Hills Silver Lead Zinc Project

Closed 8 Apr 2013

Opened 11 Mar 2013


Sorby Management Proprietary Limited, a joint venture between KBL Mining Limited and Yuguang (Australia) Proprietary Limited, proposes to develop a Silver Lead Zinc mine at the Sorby Hills deposit 50 km north of Kununurra in the East Kimberley Region of Western Australia.

The proposed Project is contained within two mining leases (M80/197 and M80/286) and will involve mining of three open cut pits. Ore will be processed by flotation and a concentrate produced for export through the Port of Wyndham. The expected Project life is approximately fourteen years.

Why your views matter

A Public Environmental Review (PER) has been prepared by Sorby Management Proprietary Limited in accordance with Western Australian Government procedures and is released for public review. The PER describes the proposal, examines the potential environmental effects and describes the proposed environmental management procedures.

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

Sorby Management Proprietary Limited
Level 3, 2 Elizabeth Plaza
North Sydney, NSW, 2060

Telephone: (02) 9927 2006

Copies of the PER will be available for examination at:

  • Environmental Protection Authority Library/Reading Room, 4th Floor, The Atrium, 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, 6000
  • Department of Environment and Conservation, Kimberley Regional Office, Lot 248, Ivanhoe Road, Kununurra, Western Australia, 6743
  • Kununurra Public Library, Mangaloo Street, Kununurra, Western Australia, 6743
  • Wyndham Public Library, Koolama Street, Wyndham, Western Australia, 6740


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