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$3 billion Queensland, Cape York ACCA bauxite and alumina project formally declared a significant project

Posted by gasweek on 19 September, 2007

The $3 billion Aluminium Corporation of China Aurukun bauxite and alumina project was formally declared a significant project by the State Government, reported The Courier Mail(8/8/2007, p. 40).

Indigenous Land Use Agreement registered The project’s Indigenous Land Use Agreement, which would govern relations with the traditional owners of its bauxite leases at Aurukun on Cape York, was also formally registered on 7 August.

Feasibility study gets green light: The agreement meant that Chalco could proceed with its feasibility study on developing a mine at Aurukun. Beattie said that significant project status would enable the State Government to play a key role in co-ordinating the complex decision-making process involving federal, state and local governments.

The Courier Mail, 8/8/2007, p. 40

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