Cape Flattery competitor jumps early on EIS for new silica sand mine in FNQ.
Submission of the EIS the final hoop to jump to get the Tivan factory off the ground
As part of the proposal mine operator Hamersley Iron will extend existing pits and build new ones.
TNG was forced to ask the NT EPA for an extension for the EIS.
NTEPA says better the devil you know and gives Glencore more time and space at McArthur River.
Ammaroo gets Federal environmental approval.