About the application

Pocock Quarries Pty Ltd submitted a mining lease proposal over mineral claim (MC) number 4500 for the recovery of limestone (an extractive mineral) for construction materials.

Current status of the application

The application is currently under assessment, awaiting a response from Pocock Quarries to matters raised during public consultation.

Location of mineral claim

Hartley area, approximately 11 km east-northeast of Strathalbyn, covering an area of 51.89 hectares.

Location of Bremer Quarry in South Australia

Statutory circulation of the mining proposal

Pocock Quarries Pty Ltd made an application for a mining lease for the recovery of extractive minerals pursuant to Section 35 of the Mining Act 1971 (the 'Act').

Under Section 56H(3) of the Act, the Minister must invite members of the public to make written submissions in relation to an application for a mining lease, and have due consideration of the public submission when assessing the mining application.

The mining proposal was made available for public comment from 24 February 2022 to 24 March 2022. During this time 12 submissions were received by DEM.

Public submissions received

Request for response to public submissions

As a result of matters raised by the public and other government departments, the South Australian Mineral Resources division requested that Pocock Quarries Pty Ltd review and respond to all submissions received.