Hinge Iron Ore Project, Approximately 76 km North-East of Perenjori, Shire of Perenjori

Closed 15 Jul 2013

Opened 9 Jul 2013


Karara Mining Limited proposes the Hinge Project that will mine approximately 4 million tonnes of iron ore, at a mining rate of 1 - 2 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa). The Project life is expected to be 2 years (with an option of extending to 4 years depending on the mining rate).

What happens next

Following the seven day public comment period and consideration of any comments received, the EPA will decide whether or not this proposal requires environmental impact assessment and, if so, what level of assessment will be applied.

The Chairman's decisions on level of assessment are released each Monday on the EPA's website.


  • All of Western Australia


  • Public


  • Seven-day comment on referrals