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ResourceIndustrial mineral - graphite
Company

Pirie Resources Pty Ltd -  a wholly owned subsidiary of Archer Exploration Limited

Status Mining lease (ML) application and two miscellaneous purposes licence (MPL) applications have been granted.         
Mining operation

The Campoona Graphite Project consists of:

  • Campoona ML 6470 for the recovery of minerals (graphite) from a conventional open-cut
  • Sugarloaf MPL 150 for a processing facility for the production of about 10,000 tonnes per annum of high grade graphite concentrate and the tailings storage of waste materials
  • Pindarie MPL 151 for the supporting water infrastructure
Location

Map of South Australia showing location of the Campoona Graphite Project

  • ML 6470 - Campoona area, 18 km north of Cleve, Eyre Peninsula
  • MPL 150 and MPL 151 - 25 km northwest of Cleve, Eyre Peninsula
Tenement information

Tenement information can be found via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG).

The Campoona Graphite Project consists of a Mineral Lease ML 6470 covering an area of 68.93 hectares and

2 Miscellaneous Purpose Licences (MPLs) MPL150 with an area of 239.56 hectares and MPL151 with an area of 499.21 hectares.

The deposit Information about the deposit can be found on the Archer Exploration Ltd. website and the mining proposal below.
Resource estimates and production statistics

Company resource estimates and production statistics for Campoona Graphite Project can be found on the company website.

Approval process

On 26 October 2016, Pirie Resources Pty Ltd lodged a mining proposal (MC 4393) under the Mining  Act 1971 or the Campoona Graphite Project in the Cleve Hills of Eyre Peninsula.

Mining Proposal and Management Plans

Following the 6 week Statutory Public Consultation period, the Government of South Australia requested that Pirie Resources provide a Response Document responding to issues raised in the submissions received. After an assessment was made the document was made available for public viewing.

On 8 December 2017, ML 6470 and MPL 150 and MPL 151 were granted.