Green light for Tarkine mine

Green light for Tarkine mine

Sydney : Australia | Dec 17, 2012 at 8:13 PM PST
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Views: Pending
After almost two years of assessment, Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has approved Shree Minerals' $20 million magnetite and hematite mine at Nelson Bay River near Temma, in Tasmania's north-west...Mr Burke says he is satisfied the mine can go ahead without any unacceptable impacts on endangered... FULL ARTICLE AT Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1 of 2
Tarkine Wilderness in Tasmania
Tarkine Wilderness in Tasmania
From: Anyaka
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Credibility
  • Wait... Flag

News Stories

  • Tarkine to have open-cut mine

      The Age
    Green groups threatened direct action to halt the mining, while local government and union leaders promised to support development. Tasmanian Resources Minister Bryan Green hoped construction of the $20 million mine could start early in the new near,...
  • Burke reaffirms backing for Antarctic program

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    Mr Burke, who inspected Casey Station and the melting Wilkins runway on his first trip to the continent last week, acknowledged the critical funding decisions to be made about the program. Infrastructure at Australia's Antarctic stations is...
  • No green light for Toro uranium mine

      The Age
    Uranium aspirant Toro Energy has been dealt a blow on the eve of the Christmas break, with Environment Minister Tony Burke refusing to approve the company's plans for Australia's next uranium mine at Wiluna. While Mr Burke has not rejected the...
  • Open cut mine approved for Tarkine

      The Age
    After two years of assessment, Environment Minister Tony Burke on Tuesday gave the final tick of approval to Shree Minerals to mine for iron ore in north-west Tasmania, with strict conditions. The government argues the Nelson Bay River mine will...
  • Tasmania divided over new mine approval

      The Age
    A new mine will be built in Tasmania's Tarkine wilderness, after federal Environment Minister Tony Burke gave final approval for Shree Minerals to go ahead with its Nelson Bay iron ore project. Despite a long fight against the project from...



More From Allvoices

Most Commented Reports

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.