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Mount Peake Project

Details:

Title

Mount Peake Project

Other title

Notice of Intent - Mount Peake; Statement of Reasons - Mount Peake; Terms of Reference for the preparation of an EIS - Mount Peake; Notice of Intent variation - Mount Peake; Draft EIS - Mount Peake; Addendum to Draft EIS - Mount Peake; Supplement to Draft EIS - Mount Peake

Creator

GHD Pty Ltd; Animal Plant Mineral Pty Ltd; Australian Museum Consulting

Issued by

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2013-06-01

Abstract

TNG Ltd, under wholly owned subsidiary Enigma Mining Limited, is proposing to develop and operate the Mt Peake Project, a polymetallic (titanium, vanadium, iron) mine, located approximately 235 km north-northwest of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory (NT). GHD Pty Ltd (GHD) has been engaged by TNG to prepare the NOI and to progress environmental baseline studies and any approvals documentation for the Project.

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Table of contents

Mount Peake Project Notice of Intent - NOI June 2013 -- Mount Peake Statement of Reasons - SOR November 2013 -- Mount Peake Terms of Reference for the preparation of an EIS - TOR March 2013 -- Mount Peake Notice of Intent variation - NOI Variation March 2015 -- Mount Peake Project Draft EIS Vol. 1 - Draft EIS February 2016 -- Assessment Report 85 -- Mount Peake Project Draft EIS Vol. 2 Appendices A - K Draft -- Mount Peake Project Draft EIS Vol. 3 Appendix L-O - Draft -- Mount Peake Project Addendum to Draft EIS Appendix 1-10 -- Mount Peake Project Supplement to Draft EIS - April 2017 -- Mount Peake Project Addendum to the Draft EIS - November 2017

Language

English

Subject

Environmental impact statement; Environmental assessment; Iron mines and mining; Environmental aspects

Publisher name

TNG Limited

Place of publication

Subiaco

Format

Volumes : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

TNG Limited

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Related links

https://www.tngltd.com.au/project/mount-peake-v-ti-fe/ [Mount Peake V Ti Fe - TNG Limited]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396300 [Mount Peake Project Notice of Intent - NOI June 2013]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396301 [Mount Peake Statement of Reasons - SOR November 2013]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396303 [Mount Peake Terms of Reference for the preparation of an EIS - TOR March 2013]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396305 [Mount Peake Notice of Intent variation - NOI Variation March 2015]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396307 [Mount Peake Project Draft EIS Vol. 1 - Draft EIS February 2016]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396309 [Mount Peake Project Draft EIS Vol. 2 Appendices A - K Draft]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396311 [Mount Peake Project Draft EIS Vol. 3 Appendix L-O - Draft]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396314 [Mount Peake Project Supplement to Draft EIS - April 2017]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396315 [Mount Peake Project Addendum to the Draft EIS - November 2017]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396317 [Mount Peake Project Addendum to Draft EIS Appendix 1-10]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396319 [Assessment Report 85]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/294504

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396317

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396300; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396301; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396303; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396305; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396307; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396309; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396311; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396314; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396315; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396319

Page content

TNG LTD MOUNT PEAKE PROJECT PAGE | 26 of occurrence, colonisation and extinction to be observed and quantified. Measurements of occurrence have been implemented for GB and found to be wholly effective (Lavery and Kirkpatrick 1997; Southgate et al., 2007; Cramer et al., 2017). It is for these reasons that occupancy modelling is recommended as a method for future monitoring of GB in the Project area. 5.5 MONITORING 5.5.1 Survey Protocol The collection of reliable survey data using a standard survey method is a primary requirement for accurately determining the occupancy of GB (Cramer et al. 2017). Sampling must be undertaken by individuals skilled in the identification of GB sign, including scats, foot imprints and diggings (either foraging or burrows). Long linear transects, as per the methods of this present survey, provide an opportunity to document the degree to which GB sub-popualtions are isolated (Cramer et al. 2017). Transects are to be one kilometre in length and traversed by foot for intensive diurnal search of GB sign. A minimum of six transects are to be grouped to increase the probability of detection provided GB are in the area. Field personnel are to walk with a handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) unit. Track logs to be recorded on the GPS to ensure maximum coverage of the areas and minimum overlap of search effort. GPS track logs enable the collection of specific data relating to survey effort and intensity which can be used, if required, as a covariate in analysis where unexpected outcomes need to be cross-checked against survey protocols to ensure that there has not been a failing in survey method that has resulted in no detection. The locations of GB sign are to be recorded with the GPS units. For the purpose of occupancy modelling, detection and non-detection data are to be recorded at each site to form a detection history. Each surveyor is to score the survey with either a 1 to denote detection of GB sign, or a 0 indicating non-detection of GB sign. This will create a detection history at each site of 00, 01, 10 or 11. Scats, burrows and diggings are all acceptable sign of detection that indicate that individuals occur locally. It is not necessary to observe actual individuals in order to effect an accurate or adequate occupancy modelling.


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