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Jervois Base Metal Project

KGL Resources

KGL Resources Limited proposes to develop and operate the Jervois Base Metal Project approximately 270km north-east of Alice Springs and 18km north-east of Orrtipa-Thurra (Bonya) community. The proposal consists of a base metals mine and includes mine infrastructure, a processing plant, a tailings storage facility, a water supply borefield and pipeline, water dams and an accommodation village within a disturbance footprint of 402ha.The proposed mine life is 10 years.

In February 2014 the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) decided that the Jervois Base Metal Project required assessment under Environmental Assessment Act 1982 at the level of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Terms of reference for the development of an EIS were issued in May 2014. The Proponent altered the project and a new Terms of reference were issued in August 2017. The Draft EIS for the Project was on public exhibition period between 19 October 2018 and 14 December 2018. A Supplement to the Draft EIS was requested on 21 December 2018 and received on 29 July 2019. NT government agencies were consulted during the environmental impact assessment.