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Resource Copper (Cu), Gold (Au)
CompanyRex Minerals Pty Ltd
Status

Approved

Mining operation 
Location 12 km south of Ardrossan, Yorke Peninsulahillside_blue
Tenement information  Tenement information can be found from the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)
The deposit  
Resource and production estimates 

Company released resource estimates and production statistics for South Australia's major operating and approved mines are summarised in South Australia's major operating/approved mines: resources estimates and production statistics (PDF, updated regularly).

Approval process 

On 16 September 2014 Rex Minerals (Rex) accepted an offer of mineral tenements under the Mining Act 1971 for the Hillside Copper Mine near Ardrossan on Yorke Peninsula.

Chronology of Rex Minerals Hillside Project application and assessment

On 23 July 2020 the program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) was approved.

Documents and reports

Program for environment protection and rehabilitation for ML 6438, EML 6439 and MPL 146

Letter of approval

Mining lease proposal and management plans

The following documents detail the assessment of the Rex mining proposal, the terms and conditions of the mineral tenements that have been accepted by Rex, and answers to commonly asked questions about the Hillside project:

Community engagement

Hillside Mine Community Voice discussion sessions: Presentations given by Mineral Resources Division

26 November 2017Mine closure PDF 1.7 MB)
Nathan Zeman, Principal Mining Assessment Officer, Department for Energy and Mining
23 August 2017Agriculture (PDF 667 KB)
Andrew Querzoli, Deputy Director, Mining Assessments; Nathan Zeman, Principal Mining Assessment Officer, Department for Energy and Mining 
20 August 2017Coastal and marine, groundwater, surface water (PDF 670 KB)
Andrew Querzoli, Deputy Director - Mining Assessments, Department for Energy and Mining
18 June 2017Air quality, tank testing, noise and blasting conditions (PDF 981 KB)
Andrew Querzoli, Deputy Director - Mining Assessments; Nathan Zeman, Principal Mining Assessment Officer, Department for Energy and Mining
19 September 2016The Department of State Development (PDF 2.9 MB)
Dr Paul Heithersay, Chief Executive, Department for Energy and Mining
11 April 2016Program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) (PDF 1.2 MB)
Andrew Querzoli, Manager, Mining Assessments, Department for Energy and Mining
16 February 2015The Hillside mining leases (PDF 445 KB)

For more information, contact:

For inquiries relating to this mining operation please contact: Business Support Officer - Mining Regulation
Mineral Resources
Department for Energy and Mining
Email: DEM.MiningRegRehab@sa.gov.au