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Silver Mines Announce Positive Preliminary Environmental Assessment Outcomes for the Bowdens Silver Mine Development


  • Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Bowdens Silver Project in the final stages before submission for Development Consent.
  • Preliminary key components of the EIS confirm favourable outcomes including:
  1. Minimal impacts on surface water and ground water;
  2. A new water pipeline to be built providing water for processing sourced from nearby coalfields;
  3. Substantial local economic benefits for a high unemployment jurisdiction;
  4. Air quality and health parameters show no exceedances and are negligible during the life of the mine;
  5. Aboriginal Cultural Heritage management programs advanced;
  6. Progressive rehabilitation plan for the life of the mine.
  • EIS completion and submission in the coming months.
  • Bowdens Silver is the largest undeveloped silver deposit in Australia and one of the largest globally.
  • The Bowdens Silver Feasibility Study was completed in mid-2018 demonstrating a robust future silver mine development over a project life of 17 years.
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