Cyclone Mineral Sands Project, Shire of Laverton

Closed 15 Mar 2013

Opened 9 Mar 2013

Feedback updated 24 May 2013

We asked

Public comment was invited on the referral to help the EPA determine the appropriate level of assessment.

You said

There were no comments on the referral.

We did

The EPA determined that the proposal would be assessed at the level of Public Environmental Review.


Lost Sands Pty Ltd is proposing the Cyclone Mineral Sand Project that involves open cut mining of the Cyclone Mineral Sands Deposit, which contains zircon, rutile and other titanium minerals.  The project comprises the mine, processing infrastructure, an accommodation camp, airstrip, water supply infrastructure and a haul road.

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.


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