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Cyclone Mineral Sands Project

Creating employment opportunities for the local community

  • Eucla Basin, Western Australia

    Eucla Basin, Western Australia

Conservation studies in one of Australia’s most remote locations

Located in remote Western Australia, the Eucla Basin is rich in mineral sands. When Lost Sands, a subsidiary of Diatreme Resources, identified the site’s potential, they proposed a zircon mine. Our job? A range of multidisciplinary services to support the proposal and gain the approvals required to begin construction.

We created the environmental management plan, the conceptual mine closure plan, a carbon emission offset strategy, an environmental risk assessment, and the environmental scoping study that contributed to the project’s approval. We also provided design services to help our client create a new haul road through the remote Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve.

When it opens, this new mining site will create employment opportunities for the surrounding communities and will go on to fund conservation work within the Great Victoria Nature Reserve.

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  • Lost Sands Pty Ltd
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Peter Tapsell, Principal Environmental Scientist, Mining Approvals

My top priority is striving for exceptional environmental outcomes.
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Peter Tapsell

Principal Environmental Scientist, Mining Approvals

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