MTA-AUS 2014

CONEXPO-CON/AGG VIP SHOW GUIDE contains Floor Plans and a complete listing of companies exhibiting at the ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 trade show in Las Vegas March 3-7, 2014. It also contains 2014 forecasts for the Aggregate, Concrete and Cement industries

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8 MINING & TECHNOLOGY AUSTRALIA 2014 | ISSUE 8 SOUTH AUSTRALIA LOOKS SET TO overcome a legacy of industrial transport constraints with Centrex Metals Limited's Port Spencer development receiving State and Commonwealth government approval, writes Alexandra Blood, Principal, Golder Associates. Located north of Port Lincoln, the private multi-user facility will be the state's frst port capable of direct loading Cape class vessels, ofering ready access to national and global export markets for prospective miners and other industries on the Eyre Peninsula. Port Spencer is the frst new major SA port to receive both State and Commonwealth approval, in contrast to the ongoing port proposals at Port Bonython, Lucky Bay and Cape Hardy. In October 2013, Port Spencer Stages 1 and 2 received approval from the Commonwealth Department for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Populations and Communities (SEWPaC) under the national Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. These State and Federal approvals were signifcant project government approval milestones. The approvals submissions, government and community consultation support and related technical environmental and social impact studies for the Port Spencer development were provided by lead consultant, Golder Associates. New port for SA as Centrex's Port Spencer wins govt approval UPFRONT Declared a 'major' project by the SA Development Assessment Commission (DAC) in January 2011, Port Spencer Stage 1 received State Government development approval in December 2012. Figure 1: Port Spencer Project Location (Source: Centrex Metals Ltd, 2012)

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