Coburn is situated immediately outside the eastern boundary of the Shark Bay World Heritage Property. The project has secured environmental approval under the Federal Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the State Environmental Protection Act 1986.
- In accordance with the environmental approvals, the Company developed an extensive suite of environmental and social management plans (16 in total), covering management of flora, fauna, vegetation, dust, waste, radiation, Aboriginal heritage, rehabilitation, hydrocarbon, and groundwater mounding etc
- Implementation of the relevant EMP’s has already commenced, including site surveys related to updating baseline data in readiness for commencement of construction. During operations all EMP’s are required to be implemented with regular reporting to the relevant authorities (on a quarterly, half yearly or yearly basis).
- Shark Bay World Heritage property: a 100m buffer shall be delineated and maintained between the project area and the boundary of the Shark Bay World Heritage property and improve the stock proof fencing between it and the Coburn Pastoral Lease.
- Conservation Offset Area: Relinquish mining and pastoral rights to a 42 km² area immediately south east of the proposed mine license areas.
- Coburn Pastoral Station: (owned by Strandline Resources) to be de-stocked for a period of no less then 5 years.
- Stakeholder Funding: Contribute funds/support for research on the ecology of Shark Bay World Heritage Property, the Shark Bay Interpretive Centre in Denham and Carnarvon Basin Rehabilitation Project.
Below is a list of the 16 Management Plans and the latest Environmental Report. If you would like to receive a copy of any of these documents please complete the details below.