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Recommendation to Grant EL8/2019 - Gordon Dam

The Director of Mines intends to recommend to the Minister for Resources that they grant the following exploration licence:

Reference No: EL8/2019

Area: 1kmĀ²

Vicinity: Gordon Dam (click here for further details)

Category of Mineral: Catergory 3 - Construction Minerals

Applicant: Hydro-Electric Corporation 

ACN: 072 377 158

Address: GPO Box 355, Hobart, TAS 7001

The application excludes existing mining leases, National Parks and reserved or other lands exempted from the Mineral Resources Development Act 1995.

If the licence is granted, consent is required from Mineral Resources Tasmania prior to any exploration activity taking place. An explorer must provide 14 days notice prior to accessing private land. Security deposits are held against each licence in the event that the explorer fails to meet their rehabilitation obligations.

Comments may be made on this application (addressed to The Director of Mines, PO Box 56, Rosny Park TAS 7018).

Any person holding a mineral tenement, or claiming an estate or interest in respect of any land within an application area may lodge a formal objection to the granting of that application. Each objection must be in writing and lodged with the Registrar of Mines at the above address prior to 19 October 2019, and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $45.36.

The Director of Mines will attempt to resolve any formal objection by mediation. If this fails the objection will be referred to the Mining Tribunal, a division of the Magistrates' Court.

For further information in relation to the application, including the effect on private land within an application area, please contact Mineral Resources Tasmania, Rosny Park at the above address or phone the Registrar of Mines on (03) 6477 7097. Calling the Registrar prior to lodging an objection is recommended in order for the process, and possible outcomes, to be fully explained.