Doral Mineral Sands applies for another mine near Busselton

Doral Sands Pty Ltd have applied to the Environmental Protection Authority for another mine 11 kilometres south east of Busselton.
Doral Sands Pty Ltd have applied to the Environmental Protection Authority for another mine 11 kilometres south east of Busselton.

The Environmental Protection Authority is asking for public comment on a mineral sands project in Yalyalup.

Doral Mineral Sands Pty Ltd have proposed to develop and operate a mineral sands deposit about 11 kilometres south east of Busselton.

The application includes wet concentration processing plant, solar evaporation ponds, groundwater abstraction and water management infrastructure and process water pond.

The site would be 894 hectares with 373 hectares of disturbance. 

Consultation is open until November 20. Visit epa.wa.gov.au/proposals/yalyalup-mineral-sands-project for more information.

Doral Sands made a similar application in 2014 for a mine in the Yoongarillup Forest. The authority approved the mine in 2015.