Stockman Base Metals Project
Proponent: Stockman Pty Ltd
Stockman Pty Ltd* proposes to develop the Stockman Base Metals Project at a site approximately 19 km south-east of the township of Benambra, East Gippsland. The project includes recommissioning an existing underground mine and development of a new underground mine, to produce copper-zinc-silver-gold concentrates for export.
* Formerly known as Jabiru Metals Ltd, Stockman Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Independence Group NL.
Draft Scoping Requirements for this Environment Effects Statement (EES) were placed on public exhibition from 31 January to 18 February 2011. The Minister for Planning issued final Scoping Requirements for the EES on 9 March 2011.
Stockman Pty Ltd has prepared a Consultation Plan that outlines the opportunities for community engagement during the preparation of the EES.
On 16 August 2010, the Minister for Planning requested Stockman Pty Ltd to prepare an EES under the Environment Effects Act 1978 to assess the likely environmental effects of the proposal.
For further details on the Stockman Base Metals Project, please visit the Independence Group NL website or phone 1800 095 273.