18 March 2015 Vicky Validakis Australian Mining
The first Indigenous-owned and operated mine in the Pilbara has been approved by the WA government.
Australian Aboriginal Mining Corporation is seeking to mine 2-4 million tonnes of iron ore at its Extension project 70 kilometres north-west of Newman.
The mine would require supporting infrastructure, including an access road, internal roads, ore crushing facilities and an accommodation camp.
The Environmental Protection Authority found that minimal impacts of the [...]