Telfer Gold Mine, Pilbara, Western Australia
Client – Newcrest Mining Limited.
Services – Flora and Fauna, Planning and Compliance, Pest and Weed Management, Community Consultation
Assignment – The Telfer operation in the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, is a fly-in-fly-out operation, mining gold and copper. For the 2012 financial year, Telfer produced 540,115 ounces of gold and 31,236 tonnes of copper.
Our Role – COOE has been providing environmental services to Newcrest since the site was recommissioned in 2005. Our services include:
- rehabilitation monitoring including the use of Ecosystem Functional Analysis (EFA)
- site rehabilitation
- flora surveys along the 450 km gas pipeline to Port Hedland
- weed management
- soil trials, germination trials
- historic tailings dams flora surveys.