The Tutunup Mineral Sands Project includes the development of a mining operation and associated infrastructure. Iluka is targeting a chloride ilmenite deposit that contains titanium dioxide and zircon. These minerals are used in a wide variety of applications including the production of ceramic tiles and pigments.

The project is part of Iluka’s ongoing South West Operations, being a continuation of mining and production of heavy mineral concentrate (HMC) in the region. The project is currently in the pre-feasibility study phase.

Tutunup Mineral Sands Project Update – EPA Referral
Iluka Resources Limited (Iluka) advises that it submitted the Tutunup Mineral Sand Project Section 38 Referral to the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) on 3 December 2021 for assessment under the Environment Protection Act 1986.  The EPA has invited a seven day public comment period through its consultation hub which closes on 13 February 2022.  At this initial stage of the proposal Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, public comments help the EPA to decide whether to assess the proposal and, if so, what level of assessment is considered appropriate.

If you have any questions about the Tutunup Mineral Sands Project EPA Referral please contact the Tutunup Project Team on 1800 305 993 or by emailing southwest.community@iluka.com   


Tutunup Project Team
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