ENVIRONMENT

Ballarat Gold mine put on notice over waste dump

VICTORIA’S Earth Resources Regulation is taking action to ensure the operator of one of the state’s major gold mines complies with its site obligations and minimises operational risks to protect the environment and land.

Ballarat Gold has been ordered to develop and implement a plan to control risks.

Ballarat Gold has been ordered to develop and implement a plan to control risks.

The regulator has issued a notice to Ballarat Gold mine operators Balmaine Gold to stop using a waste rock dump, which exceeded the company's site approvals.  Operations at Ballarat Gold mine will be...

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