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South of Embley project
The South of Embley project involves a staged increase in production up to 50 million dry product tonnes per annum (mdptpa). The EIS modelled the impacts of a range of operating levels - 15 mdptpa, 30 mdptpa and 50 mdptpa. The project includes new mining areas, construction of new infrastructure including beneficiation plants, power station, warehouses, workshops, barge and ferry facilities, ship loading facilities, and an access road. Construction could start in 2013, depending on regulatory and internal approvals.
A construction workforce will be accommodated in a temporary construction village on site and, once operational, employees would commute daily to the mine, via a ferry and bus service.
If you have any questions about the project, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 1800 308 938.
South of Embley project newsletter
Environmental Impact Statement (Queensland)
Rio Tinto Alcan has released an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South of Embley Project. The EIS is based on a series of social and environmental studies and extensive consultation with stakeholders about the South of Embley project. Due to its length, the EIS has been divided into four volumes. To access the complete volumes click here.
You can also access the EIS Summary document in PDF format.
Supplementary Report to EIS statement
Rio Tinto Alcan has prepared a Supplementary Report to the Environmental Impact Statement for the South of Embley Project. Due to its size the Supplementary Report has been divided into sections. To access the sections please click here.
If you have any difficulty downloading the Supplementary Report and its appendices, please email email@example.com.
Coordinator General's Report
The Queensland Coordinator General has assessed the SoE Project's EIS and issued a report outlining development and operating conditions. To access the report please click here.
Final environmental Impact Statement (Commonwealth)
Rio Tinto Alcan has released a Final Environmental Impact Statement addressing Commonwealth regulations, including shipping. Due to its length the EIS has been divided into five volumes. To access the complete volumes click here.