UNITED WAMBO OPEN CUT DOCUMENTS

Approvals

Approvals documents

Development Consent (DA)
Environmental Protection Licence (EPL)
Exploration Licences

Exploration Licences held by United Collieries

 

Lease Lease Holder Expiration
Authorisation No.444 Jointly held between Wambo Coal Corporation Pty Ltd and The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union Renewal Sought (as of 8 August 2016)
EL8452 CFMMEU Exp 8 Aug 2019, renewal sought 5 Aug 2019
EL8456 United Collieries Pty Ltd Exp 8 Aug 2021
EL7211 Wambo Coal Pty Ltd Exp 29 Sept 2019, renewal sought on 26 Sept 2019

 

Mining leases

Mining Leases held by United Collieries

Lease Lease Holder Expiration
CCL No. 775 Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union - Mining and Energy Division 2 March 2033

 

Phases of operations
Phase 1A

The phase of the development that comprises construction works at United open cut mine. The construction works include:

  • installation of erosion and sediment controls and water management infrastructure;
  • establishment of a temporary mining and construction infrastructure area;
  • continued operation and upgrade of the existing United infrastructure constructed under DA 410-11-2002-i;
  • realignment of the Golden Highway, transmission lines and telecommunication lines;
  • extraction from a borrow pit;
  • construction of internal haul roads and access roads using material won on the site; and
  • installation of lighting and services
Phase 1B

The phase of the development that comprises mining operations at United open cut mine.

Phase 2

The phase of the development that comprises mining operations at United open cut mine and Wambo open cut mine.

The Project is currently in Phase 2.

Phase 3 The phase of the development following the cessation of mining operations that includes mine closure

 

Water licences

Surface Water Licences

Licence Number 20SL050992 Industrial
Licence Number 20WA200298 Water supply
Licence Number 20SL050670 Industrial

 

United currently holds fifteen groundwater extraction and groundwater monitoring bore licences

Licence Number 20BL168939 Bore Mining
Licence Number 20BL168940 Bore Mining
Licence Number 20BL169051 Bore Mining
Licence Number 20BL168880 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168881 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168882 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168883 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168884 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168885 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168886 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168887 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL168888 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL167947 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL170027 Bore Test Bore
Licence Number 20BL170028 Bore Test Bore

 

Emplacement area approvals

Section 100 and 126 Emplacement Area Approvals held by United Collieries

Approval Details
C99/0845 Expansion to Tailings Dam 2 Emplacement Area Stages 1 and 2
C99/0845 Emplacement Area No. 2, Cell 1, 7 March 2005
C99/0845 Emplacement Area No. 1, 22 October 1999

 

Other Approvals
Sewage Management System Approval No. 4/2002 - Office administration
Sewage Management System Approval No. 4/2002 - Haulage contractor facilities
Part 3A Approval for monitoring North Wambo Creek