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Project overview*

EIS status Recommend project proceed subject to conditions and recommendations
Description High-pressure acid leach plant with a projected production of 63,000 tonnes of nickel and 5,000 tonnes of cobalt per annum (Stage 1).
Proponent Gladstone Pacific Nickel Ltd
Location/s 8 km west of Gladstone.
Local government/s Gladstone Regional Council
Key features
  • greenfield high-pressure acid leach plant and refinery
  • slurry and water pipelines, approximately 175 km long
  • tailing storage facility
  • sulphur and ore handling facilities

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

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Australian Government approval

Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's approval of controlled action, subject to conditions.

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