Industry regulation fact sheet - Mineral sands mining

Fact sheet
Guidance on the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s administration of licences and works approvals for mineral sands mining or processing premises.
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Any premises where an activity listed in Schedule 1 of the Environmental Protection Regulations 1987 is carried out at, or above, the specified production or design capacity, are prescribed premises and regulated by DWER under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

Prescribed premises require a works approval for their construction and will require either a licence or registration to operate.