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Tenement holders must hold an approved program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) before conducting any mining operations.

PEPRs that have been approved in the last six months are listed on this web page.

Previously approved PEPRs

Approved PEPRLease/ Licence
(*Tenement class)
LocationPurposeDate approved

Carrapateena
1. Main document (PDF 20 MB)
2. Appendices (PDF 80 MB)

ML 6471, MPL 152-154Located approximately 160 kms north of Port AugustaML - copper, gold, silver
MPLs - corridor, access road and wellfields
5 July 2018
South Middleback Range (PDF 36 MB)ML 6431 and othersMiddleback Ranges, southwest of Whyalla, Eyre PeninsulaIron ore (magnetite and hematite)27 June 2018
Cross Sand Pit, Milang (PDF 9 MB)EML 6227Approximately 11 km SE of StrathalbynSand22 June 2018
Prominent Hill (PDF 70 MB)ML 6228 and othersApproximately 115 km SE of Coober PedyCopper, gold, silver1 June 2018
McDonalds Sand Pit (PDF 14.5 MB)EML 5528Wood Road, Port LincolnSand15 May 2018
Skinner Quarries (440 KB)EML 6478Kadina area, approximately 10 km east of WallarooLimestone3 April 2018
Iron Baron Mining Area (IBMA)
- Main document & approval letter (PDF 49 MB)
- Appendices (PDF 67 MB)
ML 2386 and others Middleback Ranges, southwest of Whyalla, Eyre Peninsula Iron ore - hematite 7 March 2018
Glenshera Glass Sand Mine, Mt Compass (PDF 28 MB) ML 5327, EML 5465 3 km west of Mount Compass Silica sand 28 February 2018
Port Gawler Shellgrit Pit (PDF 46 MB) EMLs 2860, 2869, 2940, 2962, 2963 and 2986 Port Gawler, 40 kilometres north of Adelaide Shell grit 27 February 2018
White Dam Gold Project
- main document (PDF 9 MB)
- Appendices Pt 1 (PDF 102 MB)
- Appendices Pt 2 (PDF 59 MB)
- Appendices Pt 3 (PDF 85 MB)
MLs 6275, 6395, MPLs 95, 105-107, 139 Barrier Highway, northeast of Olary, and 80 km from Broken Hill Gold 23 February 2018
Kanmantoo Bluestone Quarry (PDF 13 MB) EML 5713 3.7 kms west from Kanmantoo township Meta-silt stone 23 February 2018
McDonald's Sand Pit (PDF 24 MB) EML 5528 Wood Road, Port Lincoln Sand 23 February 2018
Mantina Quarry (PDF 19 MB) EML 5632, EML 6397 Kapunda Dolomite 22 February 2018
Dicker Sand Pit (PDF EML 6445 Kingston Southeast Sand 23 February 2018
Bowhill Quarry (PDF 17 MB) EML 6476 Goondooloo Road, approximately 4 km northeast of Bowhill Limestone 9 February 2018
*Carrapateena (PDF 9 MB)  This has been replaced by 29/3/18 approved PEPR ML 6471 Approximately 160 km north of Pt Augusta Copper, gold, silver 4 January 2018
Klein Point Quarry (PDF 132 MB) ML 2912 and others Approximately 4 km southwest of Stansbury, southeast Yorke Peninsula Limestone 8 December 2017
Port MacDonnell Sand Pit (PDF 6.5 MB) EML 0623 27 km south of Mount Gambier Sand 20 November 2017
Carraill Quarry (PDF 5 MB) ML 5715 8 km west northwest of Mount Gambier  Dolomite and limestone 17 November 2017
Rotten Lake Gypsum Mine (PDF 17 MB) ML 5812, ML 5704, ML 5813 23 km northeast from the township of Renmark Gypsum 17 November 2017
Birdwood Clay Mine (PDF 16 MB) EML 3611, EML 4376 Approximately 40 km northeast of Adelaide in Birdwood Clay 6 November 2017
Inkerman Quarry (PDF 2.5 MB) EML 6019 12 Hectares Section 331, Hundred of Inkerman Construction materials -calcrete 6 November 2017
St Mary's Limestone Quarry (PDF 9 MB) EML 6200 Approximately 15 km west/northwest of Penola Limestone 24 October 2017

*Tenement class

  EML: Extractive minerals lease 
  ML: Mineral lease
  RL: Retention lease
  MPL: Miscellaneous purposes licence

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