Caval Ridge Mine EA Amendment Application (A-EA-AMD-100178679)
MINING LEASE NOTICE
AND ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORITY
Mineral Resources Act 1989 – Section 252
Environmental Protection Act 1994 – Section 152
Proposed Caval Ridge Mine – Mining Lease 1775 – Notice for Additional Surface Area on a Mining Lease (No. 16) – Emerald Mining District.
It is advised that an application has been made for an additional surface area on a mining lease and environmental authority amendment under the provisions of the Central Queensland Coal Associates Agreement Act 1968 and the abovementioned Acts, for the mining of coalon the following land parcels within the Isaac Regional Council:
Lot 13 on GV 225 Freehold, Lot 7 on RP 615467 Freehold, Lot 8 on RP 615467 Freehold, Lot 9 on RP 615467 Freehold and Lot 10 on RP 615467 Freehold.
The application is located at approximately 11 kilometres south-southeast of the Moranbah township, and directly north of the Peak Downs Highway.
|BHP Coal Pty Ltd||40.75%|
|BHP Queensland Coal Investments Pty Ltd||8.50%|
|UMAL Consolidated Pty Ltd||0.75%|
|Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd||15.53%|
|QCT Mining Pty Ltd||15.78%|
|QCT Investment Pty Ltd||12.00%|
|QCT Resources Pty Ltd||6.69%|
Date and time application lodged: 24 February 2022 at 11am
Mining activities to be carried out include: Coal mining
Mining lease application documents
The application documents consist of the Application for Mining Lease, copies of or extracts from the application documents, and the endorsed Mining Lease Notice detailing the location and description of the land applied for (including surface area and access). These documents may be downloaded from the Business Queensland website. at or may be inspected at the Department of Resources office – Building E, 25 Yeppoon Road, Parkhurst Qld 4702 or may be obtained by contacting the local mines assessment hub on (07) 4936 0169 or CoalHub@resources.qld.gov.au
Environmental authority documents
The application documents for the proposal consist of the following:
Horse Pit Extension Project Environmental Authority Amendment Application, Supporting Information Document’s, and Information Request Response.
Links and copies of, or extracts from, the application documents are available and may be downloaded from the Department of Environment and Science website under Application Number (A-EA-AMD-100178679).
Copies of, or extracts from, the application documents may be inspected at the Department of Environment and Science 99 Hospital Road, Emerald QLD 4720 or may be obtained by contacting Permit and Licence Management by phone on 1300 130 372 or by email on email@example.com
Making a properly made objection/submission
It is advised that any person/entity may make an objection to the grant of the mining lease, and/or a submission about the application for the environmental authority. The objection/submission period, during which objections/submissions can be given, concludes on 8 May 2023 at 4.30pm (AEST).
A properly made objection and/or submission must be received on or before 4.30pm (AEST) on the last day of the objection/submission period. It must be lodged with the chief executive in writing in the approved form, addressed to the relevant Assessment Hub:
Coal Assessment Hub
Building E, 25 Yeppoon Road
Parkhurst QLD 4702
PO Box 3679, Red Hill QLD 4701
A copy of the objection must also be served upon the applicant on or before 4:30pm (AEST) on the last day of the objection period at the following address:
BHP Coal Pty Ltd (principal applicant)
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)
Attention: Lead Tenements (Qld)
GPO Box 1389 Brisbane Qld 4001
Objection for the Application for and Additional Surface Area on a Mining Lease (No. 16):
A properly made objection in respect to the grant of the mining lease additional surface area is one that:
- is lodged, on or before 4:30pm (AEST) on the last objection day for the application with the chief executive in writing in the approved form
- states the grounds of the objection and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds
- is signed and dated by each person/entity (i.e. signatory) making the objection
- states the name and address of each signatory.
Intending objectors should obtain the approved objection form (MRA-20) by either contacting the relevant assessment hub on (07) 4936 0169 or online from the Business Queensland website.
Submissions for the Environmental Authority application:
A properly made submission must meet all of the following requirements:
- be written or made electronically
- state the name and address of each submitter
- be made to the administering authority stated above
- be received on or before the last day of the submission period
- state the grounds of the submission and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.
Intending submitters may contact the Department of Environment and Science on 1300 130 372 to obtain a submission form or obtain a copy from the department’s website www.des.qld.gov.au