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dc.contributor.authorWarchot, Allanen
dc.contributor.authorWhelan, Peter Ien
dc.date.accessioned2009-05-07T01:52:46Zen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-19T21:58:45Zen
dc.date.available2009-05-07T01:52:46Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-19T21:58:45Zen
dc.date.issued2005-10en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10137/311en
dc.description.abstractMatilda Minerals Limited (Matilda) proposes to develop sand mining operations at Andranangoo Creek West (Andranangoo) and Lethbridge Bay West (Lethbridge), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory. The proposed operation will extract high grade heavy minerals (HM), specifically zircon and rutile, for export to China. It is estimated that a total of 99,000 t of zircon and rutile will be exported during the anticipated sand mining operation over three and half years. A proposal to mine both sites was submitted to the NT Government in the form of a Notive of Intent Document (URS, 2005). The NT Government determined the project is to undergo formal environmental assessment in the form of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS). Part of the EIS process is to conduct a biting insect assessment of the general project areas to determine any public health risks to workers and the potential for mining activities to alter the natural environment and create further biting insect breeding sites. The Medical Entomology Branch was commissioned by URS Australia on behalf of Matilda Minerals to undertake a biting insect assessment at both proposed sandmining sites.en
dc.description.sponsorshipURS Australia PTY LTD, Matilda Minerals LTD.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMedical Entomology, DHCSen
dc.subjectInsectsen
dc.subjectMosquitoesen
dc.subjectMelville Islanden
dc.subjectDevelopmenten
dc.subjectAssessmenten
dc.subjectSurveysen
dc.subjectMonitoringen
dc.subjectProceduresen
dc.subjectArbovirusesen
dc.subjectEndemic polyarthritisen
dc.subjectRoss River virus infectionsen
dc.subjectEncephalitisen
dc.subjectMalariaen
dc.subjectVector controlen
dc.subjectDisease vectorsen
dc.subjectInsecticidesen
dc.subjectPesticidesen
dc.subjectPrevention and controlen
dc.subjectPublic awarenessen
dc.titleBiting insect assessment, Andranangoo Creek West & Lethbridge Bay West mining prospects, Tiwi Islands, 29 September - 1 October 2005en
dc.typeTechnical Reporten
dc.relation.incollectionDept of Health Digital Libraryen
dc.relation.incommunityE-Booksen
dc.view.styleebooksen
dc.identifier.sourceHealth Protection Divisionen
dc.kohastatus.transfertokohayesen
dc.date.discovery2005en
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